Monthly Archives: March 2016


Veeam: Create Linux user for Private Key Login Credentials

For Backups Guest OS files and indexing(and application awareness), Veeam needs Admin rights in Guest OS(Windows and Linux). In Windows a Domain Administrator account, and in Linux root access to perform this type of Backups and also Restore. In this article, we will only focus on the Linux root account. Since for security reasons most [...]

By | 2018-10-28T20:45:19+01:00 March 30th, 2016|Backups|2 Comments

Veeam launched v9 Update 1 for Veeam B&R and Veeam ONE

Veeam launched the new Update 1 for Veeam Backup & Replication and Veeam ONE. This update for both products will fix more than 300 enhancements and bug fixes(mainly Veeam B&R). For Veeam Backup & Replication v9 Update 1: HERE New features that are included in this new update: Enhanced extent selection logic for scale-out backup [...]

By | 2017-12-31T06:00:00+01:00 March 29th, 2016|Backups|0 Comments

VMware: What new in vCenter and vSphere 6.0 Update 2

VMware launched a couple of days a new update(update 2) for vCenter 6.0 and also ESXi. What is new: vCenter Update 2 Features: Two-factor authentication for vSphere Web Client: Protect the vSphere Web Client using the following form of authentication: RSA SecurID Smart card (That is the UPN based Common Access Card) Support to change [...]

By | 2017-12-30T02:50:12+01:00 March 19th, 2016|VMware|0 Comments

Dell Equalogic PS6000 – How to upgrade Array firmware and Hard Disk

In this article, we talk about how to update the firmware(Arrays and disks) of a Dell EqualLogic PS6000. Since this disks firmware needs at least Array firmware 6.x version and we are running 7.x, I decided to update the disk first, then update the Arrays firmware to 8x. So in this article, we will  upgrading [...]

By | 2020-02-11T12:43:32+01:00 March 19th, 2016|Storage|4 Comments

Veeam: Upgrade issue – Warning 1327.Invalid Drive D:\

Today when we try to update one of our Veeam v8 to v9, we get this issue, and the upgrade failed.   Checking the logs(C:\ProgramData\Veeam\Setup\Temp\CatalogSetup.log) from the upgrade I see that this is related to VBRCatalog that is/was pointing to this drive that no longer exists. "MSI (s) (2C:9C)[22:04:17:969]: Note: 1: 2318 2: MSI (s) [...]

By | 2019-12-17T10:37:51+01:00 March 14th, 2016|Backups|6 Comments

vCenter 6.0 vMotion Issue – PBM error occurred during PreMigrate- CheckCallback

Today we had an issue where was not possible to do any Storage tasks from one of our vCenters. Adding a Virtual Disk to a VM, we get some issues and trying to vStorage(migrate VM between Datastores) VMs get this issue: "Relocate virtual machine "VM Name" A general system error occurred: PBM error occurred during [...]

By | 2017-12-30T02:50:12+01:00 March 13th, 2016|VMware|0 Comments

Veeam Vanguard 2016 is now Open

    A Veeam Vanguard if a program that give award to individuals for their contribute to Veeam products in participation in forums, webinars, blog posts, white papers, etc. Official announcement here This is the official page: Veeam Vanguard. Veeam Vanguard 2016 will be open until 30 of March. I have myself applied this year(since [...]

By | 2017-12-30T02:50:12+01:00 March 2nd, 2016|Backups|0 Comments

VMware: ESXi 6.0 Bug – Deprecated VMFS volume warning reported by ESXi hosts

Today we need to add a new iSCSI LUN to one of our vCenter 6.0 and found a bug in ESXi 6.0. After create the LUN in NetApp we presented to the hosts. Adding the iSCSI to one of the hosts everything was ok. But when the rest of the hosts recognize the new Datastore [...]

By | 2017-12-30T02:50:12+01:00 March 2nd, 2016|VMware|3 Comments