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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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Error in Veeam Bare Metal Recovery

Using Veeam Backup and Recovery v11 Community Edition to do a bare metal recovery of a small form PC (Acer Aspire) and am getting the error below after selecting "Bare Metal Recovery" from ...
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Veeam SQL Server Database Publishing Fail with unexpected error code 3

So we have been experimenting with Veeam Backup & Replication for a while now. We setup a dedicated VM for Veeam Backup Server which performs daily backups of all our infrastructure components. We ...
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Veeam Data Compression (File-level backup)

I’ve used Veeam Backup & Replication V10 solution; have File-level-backup jobs, Synthetic full backup, local repo, and use Optimal Data Compression. My issue is, High and Extreme Data Compression ...
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Unable to connect to ESXi NFC (902) from one particular LAN segment

I have an issue with Veeam Backup & Replication backups failing because the Veeam proxy servers cannot connect to the ESXi host over port 902 (NFC). The ESX hosts are on VLAN65 and the Veeam ...
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Vmware Esxi PSOD - Veeam backup

I have an HP ProLiant 380 Gen8 with Vmware Esxi 5.5 Build 1331820 Installed on it The data store on this server is 2TB (free 200GB) one of the virtual machines with 1.5TB disk space This issue started ...
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AWS EC2 Windows server with S3 storage for Veeam backup

I want to create a remote repository for the backup of my local infrastructure. I'm using Veeam v10. I think I need a remote machine with a Veeam component installed, then I was wondering if I can ...
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Is SMB safer than iSCSI for connection to a NAS?

Recently one of our customers undertook an IT network audit from another (third party) IT audit firm. The results were generally good, although they pointed out that we had used iSCSI client on ...
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Windows10 Proxmox VM has no network connection after veeam bare metal restore

I just performed a Veeam bare-metal(Windows10 Pro) restore to Proxmox Virtual Machine. I managed to boot the virtual machine but it has no network connection. There are 4 other VMs that have an ...
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Veeam and physical servers

Is it possible to create the backups from physical servers via Veeam software? Any experiences? I know that the Veeam is good for creating backup from VMs, but how about physical servers? Cheers.
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Veeam and Hyper-V - Failed to flush change tracking data. Using full scan incremental run

Windows Server 2012 R2 - Hyper-V. I have tried already: reset CBT by using Reset-HvVmChangeTracking command disabled host CBT than run sc stop VeeamFCT than removed registry key "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\...
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Centos 7x with 3.16 kernel

How do I get a 3.16 kernel? Veeam agent is not letting me backup btrfs with the 3.10, I grabbed 4.4 LT and system won't boot so scrapped that
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Cost reasonable failover architecture between 2 datacenters [closed]

I would like to get your thoughts on an architecture to handle failover between 2 application servers hosting multiple applications (.NET based websites, SQL Server) in Switzerland. The goal is to ...
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How to configure Veeam (or other) to backup fileserver with daily/weekly/monthly restore points?

I want to backup a fileserver of around 4TB with: Daily restore points for 14 days Weekly restore points for 4 weeks Monthly restore points 6 months What is the best way to do this taking in account ...
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Hyper-V merge checkpoint causes disk inaccessibility

We currently have 2 Hyper-V host (Windows Server 2016). One of them contains all of the running machines, while the other contains the same machines, but as powered off replicas. To keep them in ...
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The remote certificate is invalid according to the validation procedure

my vm backup job is failing with **Job Error**: Failed to create snapshot for LUN NL_Raid6b Details: The remote certificate is invalid according to the validation procedure. **VM Error**: Failed ...
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Veeam Backup job in two NAS at once [closed]

can someone assist - we were looking to backup to a local NAS but also to a external NAS ? (the two nas can ping ) I cant see a way to have two backups run one after the other in the same job. Thanks
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Veeam Hyper-V Cluster Off-Host Backup Proxy

I'm creating a new HPE configuration for a Hyper-V cluster. Need also to consider Veeam and Off-Host Backup Proxy. This might be a silly question, but considering HPE MSA 2052, does it make any ...
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Configuring Storage Spaces for NVMe caching of SSDs using powershell

I am installing Server 2019 Core on a Dell server. These are the drives I have: Get-StoragePool -IsPrimordial $true | Get-PhysicalDisk | Where-Object CanPool -eq $True DeviceId FriendlyName ...
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Recovering lost VHDX / VM (deleted by Veeam)

Earlier this week a VM on one of our hypervisors experienced extended downtime (~24 hours) due to some Windows updates going wrong. I ultimately was able to fix the issue, and noticed yesterday that ...
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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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