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Veeam creates software for virtual machines. Best known for backup and replication of guests within VMware and HyperV infrastructures, they also have monitoring tools for virtual infrastructure in their portfolio.

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How to use Veeam to recover locally-hosted Exchange mailbox alias to implement on Exchange Online

I've inherited an IT department after just 1 year in it, during which the 30-year sole-IT person retired, and his replacement, who hired me, left for a remote position. Shortly before he left, Veeam ...
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Veeam target | How to detect CRC errors in time?

A custumer uses Veeam and a NAS as primary backup target. The backups for last days were performed without any errors. Now they cannot restore due to CRC errors. Obviously, the writing to the NAS ...
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How to renew VMware certificate in Veeam

I had to reinstall the vcenter appliance. Since that the Veeam backupjobs fail with the error: Task failed error: The remote certificate is invalid according to the validation procedure Presumably ...
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Veeam | “Failed to check certificate expiration date” after certificate renewal

Since yesterday we receive the message "Failed to check certificate expiration date" on a Veeam server. The certificate is correct. (Was yesterday renewed!) (German: issued for, issued by, valid ...
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Veeam unexpected “health check” for backup copy job

In Veeam we have a backup copy job for creating offsite backups on usb disks. Now I see that Veeam performs a health check on the usb disk. I can't find any possibility to configure health check for ...
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iSCSI vCenter/Veeam issue

I have a little pickle here that I cannot seem to find a solution for; As of a few days ago, my backups (VeeamB&R-9.5) started failing with the following error: Veeam output; Error: Cannot ...
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Guest processing skipped (check VMware Tools status)

When doing backups I'm getting the "Guest processing skipped (check VMware Tools status)" warning from Veeam. The backups actually work just fine. How can I disable the warning? It's entirely ...
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Invoke Powershell Script Async? (Robocopy)

Our Backup Script runs every day. At the end of the month, every file should be moved to the "Staging" location, in order to be copied "to tape"... So, I wrote a PS-Script, moving all the files. ...
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Is there a way to set the default SMB version to SMB1 globally on Ubuntu 16.04 LTS?

I am trying to configure multiple servers running Ubuntu 16.04.2 LTS to backup using the Veeam Linux Agent (VLA) to a Qnap NAS hosted remotely by our IT. For whatever reason, we are required to do so ...
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Size on disk smaller than capacity but no free space

We have a Windows 2012 Veeam Server with a volume that we use to store our backups on. The volume has a capacity of 14.9 TB and has data deduplication enabled. On the volume there are folders for the ...
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Hostname no longer accessible after VM migration to new host

We have a fileserver that was on a dying ESXi host, I migrated it to the new one with Veeam (Couldn't use vCenter until I upgrade the ESXi hosts to 5.5). Once I booted it back up, everything acts ...
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Cannot login to restored domain controller unless NIC removed

We have four DCs (Windows 2008 R2) running on VMware, backed up with Veeam. Currently doing some DR testing. If I restore a DC (full VM) from backup (obviously isolated from our production ...
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Veeam Agent for Linux not connecting to SMB from FreeNAS

I want to backup an Ubuntu 16.04 server using Veeam Agent for Linux free edition. I'm trying to do the backups to an SMB/CIFS password protected share created in FreeNAS but am getting a password ...
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esxi6 error 403 when connecting to https://host.tld/

In short: I have a couple of ESXi6 servers in a LAN on which I can successfully load the page https://host.tld/ in a browser. On one ESXi6 server, which is publicly available on the internet, I get ...
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VTL with AWS S3 in Veeam

After implementing the solution based on the following manual - https://www.driftar.ch/2017/06/13/veeam-using-starwind-vtl-with-aws-s3-in-veeam/ and successfully configuring the solution, but the main ...
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Can Veeam “Copy Job” handle alternating destinations?

We use Veeam 9.5 for backing up an ESX farm. For the Copy Job we plan to switch over from USB devices to NAS with network share, like: \\thenas01\VeeamCopy \\thenas02\VeeamCopy \\thenas03\VeeamCopy ...
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2 Hosts 1 Network Drive

I need some guidance with a VMWare project I'm working on. I'll explain what I'm trying to achieve first, then I'll list what I have, and what I've done so far (of course if i went wrong anywhere ...
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Where are Exchange 2010 System Public Folders stored?

I'm attempting to restore items located in System Public Folders>EFORMS REGISTRY>Organization Forms. I'm backing up my Exchange Servers with Veeam B&R. I can see the mailbox databases and PF ...
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VSS snapshots on SMB3 share are “orphaned” and cannot be deleted

"Screenshots in EMC and Windows GUIs" Server 2012 R2 cluster. Storage for cluster is EMC VNXe 3200 (SMB3 shares, not ISCSI). Veeam used for backups. There are VSS snapshots on the EMC that were ...
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Backup Informix databases in AIX with Veeam

My production database is currently on an IBM server with AIX. We use Informix as our database software. We've migrated most of our physical assets to vSphere and back everything up with Veeam. We ...
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VEEAM cmdlets not working with powershell variables

Storing the server name in variable from the VEEAM commandlets is not working as the value coming in variable is some other property of the server. While storing VEEAM Get-VBRServer to a variable in ...
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Veeam Marks Data Tape as Cleaning Tape

Today I ran into the issue described on this Veeam Community Forum post. Under specific circumstances, Veeam inadvertently marks a legitimate tape as a cleaning tape, removing it entirely from view in ...
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Veeam backup and copy jobs reorganization to resolve out-of-space issue

I have two sites, one hosting the Veeam Management Server, the other hosting a Proxy. Both server have proxy and repository roles, and both are running one job to backup all production VMs of on-site ...
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How to avoid VMware stunning a client during imaging with Veeam

Recently our MySQL server has been "going away" (ie. the client connection drops out). After weeks of trying different things (like adjusting packet size), we've discovered that it's our Veeam imaging ...
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RabbitMQ two node high availability cluster intermittently breaks with Veeam backup jobs

The environment consists of two 2012R2 Virtual Machines running RabbitMQ in high availability (ha-all) on their Queues. I use Veeam to create snapshot backups that are sent offsite as part of the DR ...
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Anyone using VTL for backups?

I would like to know if VTL is really a valid option nowadays? Is anyone here using it and why actually? Does it have any benefits compared to a regular server stuffed with SATA drives in RAID6/10? ...
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Veeam Backup failing. Cannot create a shadow copy of the volumes containing writers data

We have a Windows Server 2003 R2 SP2 VMWare VM that is failing Veeam backups with the following error: Failed to prepare guest for hot backup. Error: VSSControl: 1 Backup job failed. Cannot create a ...
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Veeam Back jobs failing with error: Error: Client error: ChannelError: ConnectionReset

My Veeam Backup was working fine until one day I got this error: Error: Client error: ChannelError: ConnectionReset I was having this error for every backup job(new and old) and restore job. The ...
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How to query the dedupe ratios for Exagrid shares?

This information is available in the web management GUI, but I'd like to get this information for use in a Powershell script that will use those values, and I'd prefer to not have to figure out how to ...
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Veeam Hyper-V backup error: Microsoft Hyper-V VSS Writer VSS_WS_FAILED_AT_POST_SNAPSHOT

I have an error from a Veeam Hyper-V backup of a Virtual Machine in a Hyper-V host: Unable to create snapshot (Microsoft CSV Shadow Copy Provider) (mode: Veeam application-aware processing). Details: ...
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Error during Veeam SQL log backup: “Failed to flush file buffers”

My company uses Veeam Backup & Replication to make backups of our VMWare-hosted virtual machines. We use Veeam's SQL log backup feature for our MS SQL 2008 R2 server. Our backup repository resides ...
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Restore Legacy Tapes with Veeam

We were previously using VRanger to back up our VMs and then using HP data protector to copy the backups to tape. We have subsequently moved to Veeam, and have decommissioned both VRanger and Data ...
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Veeam Backup Size Calculation

This is just an informative question about Veeam Backup size. I was setting some backup tasks in Veeam Backup and FastSCP v4.1.1. And while setting I checked the entire backup size of that task and I ...
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Dell Replay Manager vs/Actifio or Veeam

I am not very familiar with SAN storage. The company I work for is evaluating a backup solution that will utilize two Dell Compellents. We currently have one Compellent, but are considering ...
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Application\CAPI2 Event 513 - Cryptographic Services failed while processing the OnIdentity() call in the System Writer Object

A team member informed me that one of our Windows Server 2008 (not 2008 R2) based MSSQL Servers had begun to generate CAPI2 Event ID 513 Errors in the Application Event Log: Application\CAPI2 ...
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VSS does not truncate Exchange 2013 Logs on Server 2012

I have a single exchange 2013 server on Server 2012. It is being backed up by Veeam and Veeam is utilizing VSS in its operations. The backups are actually working fine, but at the end of backups, ...
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Veeam backup of Domain Controllers

Is it safe to backup and/or replicate a Domain Controller (Win2003 & Win2008) using Veeam Replication & Backup 7? I am aware of the Application Aware option in Veeam. We can enable, but I can'...
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Veeam Backup (free version) can't find it's own server

I have a few servers that each have a few vm's on them. After running the install of the free version of veeam backup, I go into the program and add the new servers first. The servers run 2008 R2 ...
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vm copied by veeam but I can't see it on vmware

I copied a vmware virtual machine by veeam 6.1. with "vm copy" task. Veeam is installed on a vm together with vsphere client over a vmware physical host. Now I want modify or start the vm I have ...
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Move VMDK files to different datacenter [closed]

I am looking for a possible methods to migrate VMs from vSphere 4.1 to new vSphere 4.1. What is the best way to do this minimal downtime? I want to know how to migrate an virtualized active directory ...
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Verifying Veeam Backups per Server using Powershell

I can use Powershell and the Get-VBRBackup and Get-VBRJob commandlets to get the status of a back up job. But i want to verify an individual server has been backed up in the last 7 days. Is that ...
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Veeam backup of VMware ESXi VM's - is it a snapshot backup?

We run VMWare ESXi 5 and are looking at backup solutions. We found Veeam backup free edition and thought we would try it. At the start of the backup wizard, there is an option to disable "quiescing ...
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CBT Soap Fault from VMWare when runnnig Veeam backup

We frequently see errors like this in our backup jobs: 10/05/2013 12:21:18 :: Cannot use CBT: Soap fault. Error caused by file /vmfs/volumes/781f6afc-ea228458/VDED-CIT-010(Exchange EX01)/VDED-CIT-010(...
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Veeam/VMware - Creating a virtual lab folder/resource pool error

I am trying to create a virtual lab, but have an error with the host options. We have 2 production hosts and one host I'm using for testing. When I try create a virtual lab, I get and error under the ...
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Veeam backup iSCSI drive

We have an ESXi virtual machine currently being backed up using Veeam B&R 6.5. The virtual server itself has an ISCSI drive attached (Windows iSCSI Initiator), but it is not included within the ...
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Veeam Zip fails with different error messages

I'm having issues with Veeam Zip 6.5. I'm trying to backup to a NAS that I have done successfully at 3 other locations but for some reason this one location is throwing errors. It fails on "...
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Replication with Veeam causes timeouts on large VM's

I have been trying to replicate two of my larger VM's one being Exchange 2003 and once the snapshot begins to commit the server begins to time out. I have updates my ESX hosts from 4.0.0 to 4.1 and ...