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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

How can Veeam Protect your infrastructure against Ransomware?

How can Veeam Protect your infrastructure against Ransomware? Ransomware is a type of malware that encrypts your data and then demands a ransom to decrypt it. This serious business problem can lead to lost data and downtime. Veeam can help protect your business against Ransomware with its Availability Suite. The Availability Suite includes Veeam Backup [...]

By | 2022-11-14T15:48:03+01:00 November 14th, 2022|Backups Posts, Veeam|0 Comments

Why should companies train their staff in Security Awareness?

Why should companies train their staff in Security Awareness? Security Awareness Training is a crucial part of any company’s cybersecurity plan, but it can also be one of the more difficult aspects to organize. Many companies don’t know what to do and just assume that training people won’t make much difference. This article will explain [...]

By | 2022-11-11T19:44:04+01:00 November 11th, 2022|Altaro, Backups Posts|0 Comments

Why protecting Microsoft 365 data is so important

Why protecting Microsoft 365 data is so important? Your organization's data is one of its most valuable assets. That's why it's so important to have a plan in place to protect it. Microsoft 365 provides a comprehensive set of tools and services to help you safeguard your data, but it's up to you to put [...]

By | 2022-11-11T17:58:23+01:00 November 11th, 2022|Backups Posts, Veeam|0 Comments

Veeam 100 Summit 2022 Prague Recap – Second day

After the #Veeam100Summit 2022 is finished, I am writing a recap of the 3 days of the summit. This blog post, Veeam 100 Summit 2022 Prague Recap – Second day, is the recap of the second day of the Veeam 100 Summit. Here you can read the first blog regarding the first day Veeam 100 [...]

By | 2022-11-05T19:25:44+01:00 November 5th, 2022|Backups Posts, Veeam|0 Comments

VMware SDDC Manager Workload Domain greyed out

In this VMware SDDC Manager Workload Domain greyed out a quick tip I will explain how to fix this issue. When you try to do any task in your SDDC Manager, like create a new Workload Domain, or add a Commission Hosts, etc., all the options are greyed out and with the message "Disable due [...]

By | 2022-11-05T06:26:58+01:00 November 5th, 2022|VCF, VMware Posts|0 Comments

Veeam 100 Summit 2022 Prague Recap – First day

After the #Veeam100Summit 2022 is finished, it is time for a recap. This blog post, Veeam 100 Summit 2022 Prague Recap - First day, was supposed to be a recap of all days and sessions, but there is so much information and sessions to explain that can't fit in just one blog post. So I [...]

By | 2022-11-04T13:46:29+01:00 November 1st, 2022|Backups Posts, Veeam|0 Comments

HCX – How to create Network and Compute Profiles

In this second HCX - How to create Network and Compute Profiles about HCX Series blog post, I will address the Network Profiles. How to create them, and what the best practices and requirements are. In the previous HCX blog post, How to install-pairing HCX Manager and Connector I installed the HCX Cloud Manager and [...]

By | 2022-10-18T01:03:53+02:00 October 18th, 2022|HCX, vCenter, VMware Posts, vSphere|0 Comments

How to install-pairing HCX Manager and Connector

I don't work with HCX(abbreviation for Hybrid Cloud Extension) for some time, installing the infrastructure at least. Recently I only used it in some VMs and Apps migrations. So it was time to build some HCX infrastructure lab, and in this How to install-pairing HCX Manager and Connector, I will explain how to do this. [...]

By | 2022-10-18T01:12:16+02:00 September 30th, 2022|HCX, NSX, VCF, VMware Posts|0 Comments

HCX Login error access denied using the default SSO administrator

In this blog post, I will provide a tip for quick troubleshooting when after deploying the HCX Manager, or HCX Connector, you have an HCX Login error access denied using the default SSO administrator. As we know, HCX uses vCenter SSO users/groups to login, and after a deployment, you try to login and get:  Access [...]

By | 2022-09-30T14:25:52+02:00 September 30th, 2022|HCX, vCenter, VMware Posts|0 Comments

HCX Manager and HCX Connector DNS are not working after deploying

When I deploy the latest versions of HCX Manager 4.4.0-build 20427536 and HCX Connector 4.4.2-build-20502808, for some reason, DNS is not set on the deploy of the OVA, and HCX Manager and HCX Connector DNS are not working after deploying. When I try to connect the HCX to vCenter (as the first option), I always [...]

By | 2022-09-30T12:29:55+02:00 September 28th, 2022|HCX, NSX, VCF, VMware Posts|0 Comments