Quick Tip: how an end user can find out which version of vCloud Director is using

For my tests, I use a couple of vCloud Director services thanks to some really generous service providers which are also Veeam customers. From time to time, I see they upgrade their installations but as an end user is not always straight-forward to find out which version of vCloud Director is in use. But there’s a way to find out even for end users.

Learning how to use terraform in vCloud Director

Lately, I took the decision to do not have anymore a physical lab, even if it was already hosted and managed at a service provider, but to completely nest it inside a vCloud Director tenancy. But while I was planning the rebuild operation, I also decided it was time to make its creation process as automated as possible, and while doing so, I learned a bit about how to use Terraform.

Veeam Backup & Replication 7 #4: Self-service restore su vCloud Director

Prosegue con questo articolo la mini-serie sull’uso del nuovo Veeam Backup & Replication 7.0 in abbinamento con vCloud Director. Dopo aver configurato i backup di vCloud Director, è anche possibile permettere ai propri utenti/clienti di effettuare in autonomia i ripristini di files o intere virtual machines, senza dover richiedere l’intervento degli operatori di Veeam Backup. Per […]

Veeam Backup & Replication 7 #3: Accesso e backup di vCloud Director

Una delle maggiori novità introdotte con Veeam Backup & Replication 7.0 è sicuramente il supporto a VMware vCloud Director. Precedentemente, chi utilizzava questa soluzione di VMware realizzava dei backup della piattaforma tramite un “trucco”: siccome a un singolo Customer vDC di vCloud, nel sottostante vCenter corrispondeva un Resource Pool, quello che si faceva era usare […]