Monthly Archives: May 2017

How to Install NAKIVO Backup & Replication in a QNAP NAS

Like we have published HERE, recently Nakivo has announced that they will now support QNAP NAS with their QNAP appliance. So this means that now we can install the Nakivo Backup tool directly inside of a QNAP NAS and no need for a Backup Server to backup our environment. More information about this Nakivo Backup [...]

By | 2019-03-26T09:38:05+01:00 May 29th, 2017|Backups, Partners|1 Comment

How to create a Nested VMware vSAN 6.6 environment.

After many times postponed, this week I start implementing and testing correctly VMware vSAN 6.6 in my home lab. In this case will be the new All-Flash vSAN 6.6. What is VMware vSAN? "VMware vSAN (formerly Virtual SAN), is the industry-leading software powering Hyper-Converged Infrastructure solution. vSAN is a core building block for the Software-Defined [...]

By | 2019-09-23T09:42:36+02:00 May 13th, 2017|Storage, VMware, vSAN|10 Comments

PowerCli: Create Script file to PoweredOn/PoweredOff all VMs

This week we need to PoweredOff all our VMs in our VMware Infrastructure, because of a Network Maintenance. The problem Powering off 2000 VMs is the Powering ON them back an. You need to track which ones were PoweredOn when you need to PowerOn them again, and with big Infrastructures, this can be tricky. So [...]

By | 2018-09-20T19:12:24+02:00 May 10th, 2017|VMware|5 Comments

VMware vSphere 6.0 issue: All shared datastores failed on the host

Today I get a strange error in 3 of my ESXi hosts. One was a physical ESXi host, and two were nested ESXi hosts. All have a warning: "All shared datastores failed on the host" Did not change anything in the iSCSI configurations. Did a double check in iSCSI configuration, check the iSCSI vmkernel, [...]

By | 2018-09-20T19:48:25+02:00 May 5th, 2017|VMware|11 Comments

NAKIVO VM Backup Appliance based on QNAP NAS is available

Today(4th of May), Nakivo launched a new Backup appliance tool for QNAP. Nakivo VM Backup VM appliance is to use in x86-based QNAP NAS servers into high-performance VM backup appliances. This new appliance from Nakivo will increase Nakivo Portfolio regarding Virtual Backup and Appliances. Before Nakivo NAS appliance was only for Synology and WD NAS, [...]

By | 2017-12-30T02:50:05+01:00 May 4th, 2017|Backups, Partners|1 Comment