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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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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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Firewalld redirect private IP to public IP

tl;dr Looking for Firewalld Version of this iptables rule: iptables -t nat -A OUTPUT -d 192.168.1.96 -j DNAT --to-destination 232.313.xxx.xxx We are trying to get veeambackup for Linux running. Sadly ...
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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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Veeam agent for linux stops working after service restart

I am running VEEAM B&R on a Windows 2012R2 server. It pushes the agent for linux to my RHEL6 systems. This part works fine and backups work. HOWEVER, if I restart the agent service or reboot ...
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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. ...
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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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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 ...