Veeam Backup & Replication v12 is capable of writing backups directly to a Object storage. In my lab I use Scality Artesca as my S3-compatible object storage, so I created some new buckets to be used with Veeam. Let’s see how this can be done. The procedure can be useful also for people using different products.
My first backups with Veeam Backup for Google Cloud Platform
In yesterday’s article we have installed and configured Veeam Backup for Google Cloud Platform. In this article, we will run the first backup and restore operations.
Automatic restore of multiple machines from Veeam to AWS
A couple of weeks ago I presented to a customer Veeam's integration with AWS services, specifically the Direct Restore to EC2 feature. He was really interested, but he also immediately thought about possible large scenarios of this feature. This solution is not a Disaster Recovery technology, since a machine is not replicated into EC2, ready to be powered on, but it's rather a backup that is uploaded and then imported into EC2. But still, massive migrations or the creation of dev/test environments from a production copy were really nice use cases.
Seeding Veeam Cloud Connect – Part 3: replication jobs
In the previous two posts of this series, I explained how to complete a seeding operation for a backup copy job in Veeam Cloud Connect, both for regular and encrypted backups. But Veeam Cloud Connect can also offer replication solutions to end users, so in this post I will explain you how to seed a replica job towards Cloud Connect.
Seeding Veeam Cloud Connect – Part 2: Encrypted backup copy jobs
In my previous post, I explained how to complete a seeding operation for a backup copy job in Veeam Cloud Connect. One of the options that can be leveraged with Cloud Connect however is also encryption: people may trust their service providers, but as they are going to send copies of their production workloads off-site, […]
Seeding Veeam Cloud Connect – Part 1: Backup copy jobs
Veeam Cloud Connect is a great technology that allows end users to add to a local protection also an offsite location where they can store backup copies or replicated virtual machines. As not every customer has a fast internet connection, Veeam Cloud Connect implements multiple data reduction tecniques to improve data transfer, but especially the initial full backup or full replica can be slow and painful for some customers with really small internet connection. That’s why seeding is such an important option in Veeam Cloud Connect.
In this three series blog posts, you will learn how to use Veeam Cloud Connect. In Part 1, how to seed a regular backup copy job.
Am I doing backups of all my VMs? 2016 Edition
In 2012 I published a post with a Powershell script to be able to check all the available VM’s in a given vSphere environment, and verify which ones were protected by Veeam Backup & Replication. Time to update the script to make it work with the latest versions of the two software.
Image-level backups can be done even without CBT
Lately, different bugs involving VMware CBT in vSphere 6 have created some justified concerns among users. But there are ways to guarantee successful backups even in these conditions.