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About Luciano Patrao

I am over 20 years’ experience in the IT industry. Working with Virtualization for more than 10 years (mainly VMware). I am an MCP, VCP6.5-DCV, VMware vSAN Specialist, Veeam Vanguard 2018/2019, vExpert vSAN 2018/2019 and vExpert for the last 4 years. Specialties are Virtualization, Storage, and Virtual Backups. I am working for Elits a Swedish consulting company and allocated to a Swedish multinational networking and telecommunications company as a Teach Lead and acting as a Senior ICT Infrastructure Engineer. I am a blogger and owner of the blog ProVirtualzone.com
28 11, 2020

How to fix vSAN Cluster hosts out of sync

By | 2020-11-28T11:11:53+01:00 November 28th, 2020|VMware, vSAN, vSphere|0 Comments

In this How to fix vSAN Cluster hosts out of sync, I will explain how to fix this type of issues triggered by network issues. This week we had some issues in one of our vSAN vCenter. Some warnings about network and vSAN nodes cannot communicate with each other. vSAN network uses DHCP provided by Juniper [...]

15 11, 2020

Remove Hyper-V node from dead Hyper-V Cluster

By | 2020-11-15T18:55:03+01:00 November 15th, 2020|Hyper-V, Microsoft|0 Comments

This week in my Hyper-V, I had a strange error that was not easy to find a clear solution since all solutions that I find could not clean the node to reuse. So I will quickly explain how Remove Hyper-V node from dead Hyper-V Cluster. One of my Hyper-V Cluster in the lab was corrupted [...]

9 11, 2020

How to install vCloud Director Veeam Self-Service Backup Portal

By | 2020-11-28T11:35:02+01:00 November 9th, 2020|Backups, Partners, Veeam, VMware|0 Comments

In this blog post, we will learn How to install vCloud Director Veeam Self-Service Backup Portal so that your organization admin/users can backup and restore their VMs with Veeam vCD Backup Portal using Veeam Enterprise Manager Server. With this portal, we can manage or vCD backup infrastructure. Adding users that are allowed to backup or [...]

20 10, 2020

Altaro – SysAdmin Horror Stories – FREE eBook

By | 2020-10-20T22:45:24+02:00 October 20th, 2020|Altaro, Backups|0 Comments

Altaro launch a second book about SysAdmin stories that make any sysamin shiver. Download and read the Altaro - SysAdmin Horror Stories – FREE eBook. Last year’s ebook, SysAdmin Horror Stories Vol1 by Altaro, highlighted some of SysAdmins’ funniest and most horrifying stories. It proved so successful, that Altaro decided to produce a second edition [...]

7 10, 2020

vSphere 7.0 U1 – GA is now available for download

By | 2020-10-07T11:40:31+02:00 October 7th, 2020|VMware, vSAN|0 Comments

A couple of weeks ago, I blogged about the new vSphere and vSAN 7.0 update 1 that should be launched soon (October/November) by VMware. Since yesterday (6th of October), vSphere 7.0 U1 – GA is now available for download. You can read the previous blog post to get the full details about all the new [...]

25 09, 2020

New NAKIVO Backup & Replication v10.1

By | 2020-09-25T15:42:50+02:00 September 25th, 2020|Backups, Nakivo|0 Comments

NAKIVO launched a new version for its main Backup product, New NAKIVO Backup & Replication v10.1. Before this v10.1, NAKIVO also had a previous version 10.0.1 launched a month ago. That version was just some minor bug fixes, mainly, Skip unused blocks feature in v9.4. In this new version, these are the new features included: Backup [...]

24 09, 2020

What is new in vSphere and vSAN 7.0 U1

By | 2020-09-25T00:00:42+02:00 September 24th, 2020|VMware, vSAN|1 Comment

In the last week, VMware announced his first update for vSphere and vSAN 7.0. In this blog post, we will see What is new in vSphere and vSAN 7.0 U1. Important to notice that this is just the announcement and not the release yet. The official release should be set to October/November. I will not [...]

21 09, 2020

How to add and config Hyper-V hosts and Clusters in SCVMM 2019

By | 2020-09-21T03:14:21+02:00 September 21st, 2020|Hyper-V|0 Comments

Following the previous System Center Virtual Machine Manager 2019 Series article and with a delay of many months, I will finally continue the SCVMM 2019 third part with this How to add and config Hyper-V hosts and Clusters in SCVMM 2019. Adding your Hyper-V 2016 or 2019 to your System Center Virtual Machine Manager 2019 [...]

13 09, 2020

Backup Best Practices in Action – The Backup Bible Part 2

By | 2020-09-13T20:16:24+02:00 September 13th, 2020|Altaro, Backups, Partners|0 Comments

Altaro launched the second part of their Backup Bible book Backup Best Practices in Action – The Backup Bible Part 2. The Backup Bible is an ambitious project produced by Altaro and written by Microsoft MVP Eric Siron that aims to be the definite guide to backup and disaster recovery for companies of all sizes. [...]