rhyshammond.com https://rhyshammond.com Veeam and other ramblings Wed, 21 Aug 2019 08:53:10 +0000 en-GB hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=5.2.3 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 Logs export completed with some warnings: ‘Destination path too long: https://rhyshammond.com/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/ 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/ 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/ 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/ 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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‘Failed to check certificate expiration date’ error https://rhyshammond.com/failed-to-check-certificate-expiration-date-error/ https://rhyshammond.com/failed-to-check-certificate-expiration-date-error/#comments Mon, 03 Dec 2018 03:35:08 +0000 https://rhyshammond.com/?p=2023 Anton Gostev recently wrote about a bug that will impact a lot of Veeam environments so I thought it would be best if I mentioned it here to help get the word out. Veeam have also created a KB article you can find here detailing this issue. If your Veeam Backup & Replication console is showing a “Failed […]

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Veeam Vanguard Summit 2018 https://rhyshammond.com/veeam-vanguard-summit-2018/ https://rhyshammond.com/veeam-vanguard-summit-2018/#respond Fri, 02 Nov 2018 05:18:41 +0000 https://rhyshammond.com/?p=1983 I recently had the opportunity to visit Prague courtesy of the Veeam Vanguard program, this is my second year being a member of this fantastic community which is arguably one of the best evangelism/advocacy programs run by any vendor out there. While it was a long journey to get to Prague it was well worth […]

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CMTracing across the Veeamverse https://rhyshammond.com/cmtracing-across-the-veeamverse/ https://rhyshammond.com/cmtracing-across-the-veeamverse/#comments Mon, 06 Aug 2018 05:16:12 +0000 https://rhyshammond.com/?p=1953 Today’s article is written by Rose Herden, for those who haven’t had the fortune of meeting Rose she is the general manager of Saxons Learning Solutions, a Veeam Certified Architect (VMCE-ADO) and a VMCE trainer. Rose runs her own blog and helped found the Veeam ANZ user group. G’day everyone! Rhys has yet again graciously […]

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Sublime Text + Veeam https://rhyshammond.com/sublime-text-veeam/ https://rhyshammond.com/sublime-text-veeam/#comments Thu, 02 Aug 2018 01:08:55 +0000 https://rhyshammond.com/?p=1811 I was fortunate enough to attend VeeamON Forum in Sydney last week, the company I work for (Data#3) actually sponsored a booth so I was armed with a scanner and had the task of talking to as many potential customers as possible. Usually, I would shy away from such a task but given the subject of the […]

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2FA for Veeam Servers with Duo https://rhyshammond.com/2fa-for-veeam-servers-using-duo/ https://rhyshammond.com/2fa-for-veeam-servers-using-duo/#respond Wed, 01 Aug 2018 01:55:33 +0000 https://rhyshammond.com/?p=1801 Something that all Veeam administrators should consider is how secure the underlying servers running your Veeam software really are. To help improve security I always try and run through a few recommendations with each Veeam administrator I work with, Inbound connectivity to backup servers from the Internet must not be allowed (3389 anyone?) Any accounts used […]

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