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.

Change all your Veeam backup jobs to the new forward forever-incremental

When you upgrade Veeam Backup & Replication to V8, you have available the new Forward forever-incremental mode for your backups. This is the default method for all newly created jobs, but the already existing backup jobs are not changed, because we do not want to change the user experience or create issues to I/O profiles, backup windows and such.
This great powershell script will take all your existing forward incremental backup jobs and reconfigure them to use the new forward forever-incremental mode.

Verificare le impostazioni dei job di Veeam Backup & Replication via Powershell

In un ambiente Veeam Backup & Replication che presenta un numero elevato di job, garantire che le loro configurazioni siano omogenee può essere talvolta complicato. Sebbene vengano definite delle procedure di creazione dei vari job e assegnate al personale che gestisce il prodotto, l’errore umano è sempre dietro l’angolo. Prendiamo un esempio. Si utilizzano una […]