Last week I attended the E2EVC Conference in Brussels. It’s an independent conference about virtualization, filled with technical sessions about many different technologies and platforms: there were some VMware sessions, but the majority of them were about Citrix and Microsoft. It was a great opportunity for me as a “VMware guy” to learn about “the other sides” of the virtualization world. Among the available sessions, Microsoft Scale Out File Server (SOFS) seemed from the beginning an interesting topic; I went to listen to two sessions and I was finally able to get a better knowledge of SOFS.
VMware Tools complete install: it’s not always the best choice
The installation of VMware Tools is usually done by choosing the Typical installation type: This type of installation has the vast majority of options enabled, but there are some components that are not installed. For example, if you are creating an infrastructure based on vShield EndPoint and Trend Micro Deep Security, you need to choose the […]
Keep a fixed backup file name in Veeam Backup & Replication
Starting from version 5, Veeam has introduced a new naming convention for its backup files, appending a timestamp to every new created file: This nomenclature is convenient to identify immediately the date and time of a specific backup, but with Reverse Incremental bakup jobs this new system creates many problems in case the backup files […]
#Veeam Backup Hot Add failing after File Level Restore
If you are using Veeam Backup 6 and you run the proxy module on the Veeam Backup server itself (usually a single Windows server with all the Veeam roles installed on it) you could have seen this behaviour. After a File Level Restore, backup jobs usually running in Hot Add mode, suddenly complete failing over […]