I received a few weeks ago a preview of this software from my colleagues that are developing it, and I wanted to try it out and show it to other people.
Sizing Veeam Cloud Connect using Big Data
One of the most common question I receive in regard to Veeam Cloud Connect, is “What’s the size I should configure for my Veeam server”? Usually, we answered this question using our sizing tools and our best practices, but lately I found a different and probably even better answer, thanks to our big data.
Quick fix: install manually the Veeam Service Provider Console agent on Cloud Connect server
Learn how to install manually the Veeam Service Provider Console managementagent on a Veeam Cloud Connect server.
Upgrading Veeam Availability Console to the new Veeam Service Provider Console v4
Last week, Veeam released the new Veeam Service Provider Console v4, the latest version of what was previously called Veeam Availability Console. I run my own VAC (now VSPC) environment, so I decided to take the opportunity to upgrade my lab to the latest version to learn the upgrade process.
Set a static IP in VeeamPN appliance
For a new chapter of my book on Veeam Availability Console, I created a second virtual datacenter and I needed to connect the two of them together with a vpn. I have many options, like using the embedded ipsec capabilities of the NSX Edge i have at both sites, as they both run vCloud Director, but I decided to use Veeam Powered Network, in order to use this opportunity to learn more about it. And the first thing I’ve learned was how to configure the appliance with a static IP address.
New year, new Let’s Encrypt automation: goodbye ACMEsharp, hello Posh-ACME!
The beginning of each year, lately seems to be the time when I have to update my scripts that control the automatic management of SSL certificates. I started three years ago by learning first about Let's Encrypt certificates, and how they could have solved my needs for automatically renew (for free!) my SSL certificates. At the time I started to use ACMESharp: it seemed to be a great fit as it worked in powershell and had all the features I needed; but lately, it has lagged behind, and the move the ACME v2 was the final nail in its coffin.
Veeam Availability Console and agent automatic installation
Last week, I explained how to manually connect standalone computers to Veeam Availability Console. This time we will try to automate this process as much as possible.
Configure Veeam N2WS copies to S3 and export them via backup copies
In my previous post, I talked about Veeam N2WS Backup and Recovery (known previously as CPM) and how to configure it to protect different AWS accounts. Now that the configuration is ready, it’s time to protect the virtual machines, and to export them into S3 so that we can have an offsite copy using Veeam Backup & Replication.