Monthly Archives: March 2017

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31 03, 2017

World Backup Day 2017!

By | March 31st, 2017|Virtualization|0 Comments

                Have you done your backups today? Today is World Backup Day, and we shouldn't  need a Backup Day to recall us that Backups are a fundamental responsibility inside of your company, or even for your personal data(personal laptop, smartphone, etc.). Because we only miss them, when we [...]

28 03, 2017

How to protect your VMs against Ransomware

By | March 28th, 2017|Backups, Olher, Virtualization|1 Comment

Ransomware is a malware that is again in the list of security concerns. Not only for companies, but also for Government security and even at personal use. IT departments should be aware and have the right knowledge to how to fight it. Not only about the malware, but also how to be protected against this [...]

22 03, 2017

NAKIVO Backup & Replication v7 release on March 28

By | March 22nd, 2017|Backups, Virtualization|0 Comments

  Nakivo announced the release NAKIVO Backup & Replication v7 on March 28. The new version has the following key features: Support for Hyper-V 2016 and 2012 (R2) The new NAKIVO Backup & Replication v7 includes in Hyper-V, image-based, application-aware, and forever-incremental Hyper-V backup. All Hyper-V backups will capture all your data, ensure the consistency [...]

21 03, 2017

How to Install Vembu VMBackup in Windows Servers

By | March 21st, 2017|Backups, Partners|1 Comment

Vembu is another Backup tool that I will test the tool features and provide some articles about how to install and fix some issues that you may encounter while using this tool. We already did a resume of what is Vembu and a resume about Vembu products here What is Vembu. VMBackup is supported in [...]

19 03, 2017

VeeamON 2017

By | March 19th, 2017|Backups, Partners|0 Comments

This year VeeamON2017 is to be held in New Orleans, Louisiana on May 16th /18th. Is with a great honor that I humbly thank to Veeam for their invitation this year as a blogger and Veeam specialist. This is a great opportunity to see in loco all the news about Veeam and other vendors like [...]

14 03, 2017

ESXTOP access with read-only account

By | March 14th, 2017|Virtualization|0 Comments

This week we had a special request from an internal project where they need to run the esxtop and check some statistics performance from VMs / host CPU, memory etc. This was a "problem" for us. For security reasons, we do not provide root access to our ESXi hosts. To run esxtop we need root [...]

4 03, 2017

Veeam Proxy issue: Removing Veeam ghost snapshots

By | March 4th, 2017|Backups, Virtualization|1 Comment

Today one of our vCenter DB VMs we had a warning with the following message: "Virtual Disk Consolidation is required". This is normal in a VMware farm and happens sometimes (this could be caused by too many snapshot, very old snapshots or snapshot that were not properly removed). All we need to do is click [...]