rhyshammond.com https://rhyshammond.com Veeam and other ramblings Thu, 30 Jan 2020 00:12:30 +0000 en-GB hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=5.3.2 https://rhyshammond.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/05/cropped-NASSP_Logo_2014_FullColor_flameonly-55c8b26bv1_site_icon-32x32.png rhyshammond.com https://rhyshammond.com 32 32 Error: VDDK async operation error: 2. Value: 0x0000000000000002 Failed to upload disk. Agent failed to process method {DataTransfer.SyncDisk}. https://rhyshammond.com/error-vddk-async-operation-error-2-value-0x0000000000000002-failed-to-upload-disk-agent-failed-to-process-method-datatransfer-syncdisk/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=error-vddk-async-operation-error-2-value-0x0000000000000002-failed-to-upload-disk-agent-failed-to-process-method-datatransfer-syncdisk https://rhyshammond.com/error-vddk-async-operation-error-2-value-0x0000000000000002-failed-to-upload-disk-agent-failed-to-process-method-datatransfer-syncdisk/#respond Thu, 30 Jan 2020 00:04:03 +0000 https://rhyshammond.com/?p=2788 Ran into this issue for a customer running Veeam BnR 9.5 Update 4b, some quick google-fu found the following Veeam forum thread; https://forums.veeam.com/vmware-vsphere-f24/vddk-async-operation-errror-2-t58591.html As described by Andreas Neufert from Veeam, Virtual Disk Development Kit (VDDK) is provided by VMware which is leveraged by Veeam to perform backups and other functions. In this instance, there appears […]

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Upgrading the home lab ESXi 6.5 to 6.7 https://rhyshammond.com/upgrading-the-home-lab-esxi-6-5-to-6-7/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=upgrading-the-home-lab-esxi-6-5-to-6-7 https://rhyshammond.com/upgrading-the-home-lab-esxi-6-5-to-6-7/#respond Fri, 20 Dec 2019 05:06:44 +0000 https://rhyshammond.com/?p=2692 As with most IT enthusiasts, I use a homelab for tinkering, troubleshooting and hopefully a bit of learning. My homelab compute consists of a single server with an i7-3770 CPU / 32GB DDR3 RAM / 1TB SSD connected to an Intel BOXDQ77MK motherboard, basically a glorified PC. While my homelab can’t run dozens of virtual […]

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WinHttpWriteData: 12002: The operation timed out https://rhyshammond.com/winhttpwritedata-12002-the-operation-timed-out/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=winhttpwritedata-12002-the-operation-timed-out https://rhyshammond.com/winhttpwritedata-12002-the-operation-timed-out/#comments Fri, 06 Dec 2019 00:11:26 +0000 https://rhyshammond.com/?p=2667 I recently experienced a timeout error while offloading backups to a capacity tier (Azure BLOB). It occurred whenever Veeam offloaded large quantities of backup files simultaneously, typically any more than 6 backup files at a time would result in the offload failing. This was a problem because the automatic SOBR offload process would process 40+ […]

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Veeam Cloud Tier – Copy Mode https://rhyshammond.com/veeam-cloud-tier-copy-mode/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=veeam-cloud-tier-copy-mode https://rhyshammond.com/veeam-cloud-tier-copy-mode/#comments Tue, 29 Oct 2019 08:08:14 +0000 https://rhyshammond.com/?p=2632 Last December I wrote about the Cloud Tier feature coming in Veeam Backup & Replication (B&R) v9.5 Update 4, specifically the ‘Move Mode’ within Capacity Tier. It’s been one of my most popular writes ups and it still receives quite a lot of traffic even today, so now with the upcoming v10 release bringing more […]

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Veeam Vanguard Summit 2019 https://rhyshammond.com/veeam-vanguard-summit-2019/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=veeam-vanguard-summit-2019 https://rhyshammond.com/veeam-vanguard-summit-2019/#comments Tue, 29 Oct 2019 02:56:21 +0000 https://rhyshammond.com/?p=2608 I’ve been fortunate enough to be a member of the Veeam Vanguard program since 2017; an advocacy program run by Veeam consisting of like-minded individuals who are passionate about all things Veeam, many of whom I consider as friends. I always look forward to time spent with the group as the knowledge and experience shared within has […]

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Logs export completed with some warnings: ‘Destination path too long: https://rhyshammond.com/logs-export-completed-with-some-warnings-destination-path-too-long/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=logs-export-completed-with-some-warnings-destination-path-too-long https://rhyshammond.com/logs-export-completed-with-some-warnings-destination-path-too-long/#respond Sat, 20 Jul 2019 11:27:20 +0000 https://rhyshammond.com/?p=2557 During a recent Veeam ONE deployment I configured Veeam Intelligent Diagnostics (VID), a great feature that was introduced in Veeam ONE v9.5 Update 4. VID allows Veeam ONE to automatically detect known issues in the configuration and performance of Veeam backup infrastructure. It does this by parsing logs from Veeam Backup & Replication servers, analyses the logs […]

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Veeam ONE – Failed to collect performance data for object %servername%. The RPC Server is unavailable. https://rhyshammond.com/veeam-one-failed-to-collect-performance-data-for-object-servername-the-rpc-server-is-unavailable/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=veeam-one-failed-to-collect-performance-data-for-object-servername-the-rpc-server-is-unavailable https://rhyshammond.com/veeam-one-failed-to-collect-performance-data-for-object-servername-the-rpc-server-is-unavailable/#respond Fri, 19 Jul 2019 11:31:44 +0000 https://rhyshammond.com/?p=2538 I recently experienced an issue while deploying Veeam ONE, all backup proxy servers were failing to display CPU/Memory statistics with the following error, “Failed to collect performance data for object %servername%. The RPC Server is unavailable. (Exception from HRESULT: 0x800706BA)”. Luckily, a simple change to the windows firewall on each backup proxy was all that […]

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VMCE 9.5 Unofficial Study Guide https://rhyshammond.com/vmce-9-5-unofficial-study-guide-article/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=vmce-9-5-unofficial-study-guide-article https://rhyshammond.com/vmce-9-5-unofficial-study-guide-article/#comments Wed, 27 Mar 2019 06:09:08 +0000 https://rhyshammond.com/?p=2482 It’s been a bit quiet on the blog front for the last couple of months because I’ve focussed my attention on a “little” side project which recently reached fruition. This side project was, of course, the VMCE 9.5 Unofficial Study Guide that we released on the 15th of March. Rose Herden and I started working […]

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Veeam Cloud Tier https://rhyshammond.com/veeam-cloud-tier/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=veeam-cloud-tier https://rhyshammond.com/veeam-cloud-tier/#comments Wed, 19 Dec 2018 04:30:33 +0000 https://rhyshammond.com/?p=2136 What happened to Archive Tier? Archive Tier was announced back at VeeamON 2017 New Orleans alongside a raft of new features scheduled for release with Veeam Backup & Replication v10.  Archive Tier would enable Veeam administrators to easily add regular disk-based backup repositories, object-based storage repositories or even tape as an archive extent to a SOBR […]

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Failed to create persistent connection to ADMIN$ shared folder on host https://rhyshammond.com/failed-to-create-persistent-connection-to-admin-shared-folder-on-host/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=failed-to-create-persistent-connection-to-admin-shared-folder-on-host https://rhyshammond.com/failed-to-create-persistent-connection-to-admin-shared-folder-on-host/#respond Tue, 11 Dec 2018 07:20:33 +0000 https://rhyshammond.com/?p=2119 I was just checking out Poul Preben’s blog and discovered a fix for an issue I encountered during an earlier Veeam deployment. Don’t you love finding answers to those mysterious issues, I certainly do. The problem arose whenever I tried to add a particular windows server into the Veeam managed backup infrastructure. The server was earmarked […]

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