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.

Which VDDK libraries version I’m using in Veeam Backup & Replication?

As a VADP compliant application, Veeam Backup & Replication leverages VDDK libraries to interact with VMware vSphere environments to request VM snapshots, extract data from ESXi, and other operations. Depending on the version you are using, you are effectively running different versions of VDDK. Sometimes it’s important to know which one, to be sure if an unexpected behaviour is a known issues of that version or not.

VMware e numerazione delle versioni: .1 è una “minor release”?

Nei cicli di rilascio software, la numerazione delle versioni ha raggiunto uno standard de-facto: le “major release” portano un incremento del numero intero, mentre le “minor release” hanno un incremento decimale. Escluse alcune eccezioni (Microsoft che utilizza gli anni o ikernel di Linux) la stragrande maggioranza dei produttori software e anche quelli opensource seguono questo […]