rhyshammond.com https://rhyshammond.com The Aussie Veeam Blog Mon, 14 May 2018 22:57:02 +0000 en-GB hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.9.6 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 Business Categorisation in Veeam ONE Business View https://rhyshammond.com/business-categorisation-in-veeam-one-business-view/ https://rhyshammond.com/business-categorisation-in-veeam-one-business-view/#respond Mon, 14 May 2018 06:37:58 +0000 https://rhyshammond.com/?p=1203 One of the lesser known features of Veeam ONE is its ability to divide the virtual environment into various groupings and categories, essentially creating a view that is easier to digest from a business standpoint. This view can be valuable when you consider that most tools we would use such as vSphere client or SCVMM/Failover Cluster […]

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Facing the threat of cyberattacks: how does your disaster recovery solution stack up? https://rhyshammond.com/facing-threat-cyberattacks-disaster-recovery-solution-stack/ https://rhyshammond.com/facing-threat-cyberattacks-disaster-recovery-solution-stack/#respond Wed, 21 Mar 2018 03:32:16 +0000 https://rhyshammond.com/?p=1692 It’s a message every IT manager dreads. ‘Your personal files are encrypted by CTB-Locker. To decrypt the files, you need to pay 3 bitcoin.’ Yet, unfortunately, getting locked out of your company’s own data – and then being expected to pay a ransom to get it back – is becoming more common as cybercriminals get […]

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Veeam Replication Job Stuck at 99% https://rhyshammond.com/veeam-replication-job-stuck-99/ https://rhyshammond.com/veeam-replication-job-stuck-99/#respond Fri, 05 Jan 2018 21:11:18 +0000 https://rhyshammond.com/?p=1654 Recently I had the opportunity to deploy Veeam B&R utilising Cloud Connect Replication for a customer to replace their existing DR solution. We were running into an issue with a couple replication jobs that were sitting at 99% for longer than I would expect, in some cases for several hours. I wasn’t sure what it was […]

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Veeam Vanguard 2018 nominations are now open https://rhyshammond.com/veeam-vanguard-2018-nominations-now-open/ https://rhyshammond.com/veeam-vanguard-2018-nominations-now-open/#respond Wed, 15 Nov 2017 21:09:09 +0000 https://rhyshammond.com/?p=1640 Rick Vanover has posted on the official Veeam blog regarding the opening of the Veeam Vanguard nominations for 2018. This will be the third year of the Vanguard program for which the recipients receive a variety of awesome benefits, one of which is a trip to VeeamON. Some Vanguards are bloggers, some are active on […]

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Veeam and Backblaze B2 – Introduction https://rhyshammond.com/veeam-backblaze-b2-introduction/ https://rhyshammond.com/veeam-backblaze-b2-introduction/#respond Tue, 24 Oct 2017 09:05:52 +0000 https://rhyshammond.com/?p=1295 Contents Introduction Phase 1 – Create the Backblaze B2 Bucket Phase 2 – Install and Configure Synology CloudSync Phase 3 – Configure Veeam Backup Repository Phase 4 – Create the Veeam Backup Job Phase 5 – Testing and Tuning Summary Introduction B2 Cloud Storage is an object storage service offered by Backblaze that enables users and organisations to […]

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Veeam & Backblaze B2 – Install and Configure Synology CloudSync https://rhyshammond.com/veeam-backblaze-b2-install-configure-synology-cloudsync/ https://rhyshammond.com/veeam-backblaze-b2-install-configure-synology-cloudsync/#respond Tue, 24 Oct 2017 09:05:37 +0000 https://rhyshammond.com/?p=1414 Phase 2 – Install and Configure Synology CloudSync Ok, we have created a B2 bucket and we are now ready to configure our Synology NAS. Now, in my case, I am just reusing a previously configured shared folder which is fine for my homelab testing so I’ll be going straight into installing and configuring CloudSync with B2. […]

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Veeam and Backblaze B2 – Testing and Tuning https://rhyshammond.com/veeam-backblaze-b2-testing-and-tuning/ https://rhyshammond.com/veeam-backblaze-b2-testing-and-tuning/#comments Tue, 24 Oct 2017 09:04:43 +0000 https://rhyshammond.com/?p=1473  Phase 5 – Testing and Tuning So running the Veeam job, we can see that we are only writing backup data to a local SMB share so, in theory, it should complete successfully just like any other normal job. We can monitor the status of CloudSync from the Synology management interface, unfortunately, the status/progress information […]

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Veeam and Backblaze B2 – Summary https://rhyshammond.com/veeam-backblaze-b2-summary/ https://rhyshammond.com/veeam-backblaze-b2-summary/#respond Tue, 24 Oct 2017 09:03:47 +0000 https://rhyshammond.com/?p=1484 Summary So Backblaze B2 Cloud Storage, in a nutshell, it works similar to Amazon S3 or Microsoft Azure, allowing us to store vast quantities of data in the cloud but does it for 1/4th the cost of your typical object storage provider. Because B2 doesn’t include any client software to interface with any time we […]

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Veeam and Backblaze B2 – Create the Veeam Backup Job https://rhyshammond.com/veeam-backblaze-b2-create-the-veeam-backup-job/ https://rhyshammond.com/veeam-backblaze-b2-create-the-veeam-backup-job/#comments Tue, 24 Oct 2017 07:38:09 +0000 https://rhyshammond.com/?p=1421 Phase 4 – Create the Veeam Backup  Job Now when designing our Veeam backup job settings there are a couple considerations. Ideally, we want to minimise the amount data that needs to be uploaded to our B2 buckets because we are charged per GB each month & upload bandwidth is typically our biggest bottleneck. We […]

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Veeam and Backblaze B2 – Create the Backblaze B2 Bucket https://rhyshammond.com/veeam-backblaze-b2-create-the-backblaze-b2-bucket/ https://rhyshammond.com/veeam-backblaze-b2-create-the-backblaze-b2-bucket/#respond Tue, 24 Oct 2017 07:31:09 +0000 https://rhyshammond.com/?p=1413 Phase 1 – Create the Backblaze B2 Bucket Ok, to get started we need to know that storage for a Backblaze B2 account is grouped into buckets. Each bucket is a container that holds files. We can think of buckets as the top-level folders in our B2 Cloud Storage account. There is no limit to the […]

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