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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
14 03, 2020

New NAKIVO Backup & Replication v9.2.1 with Aptare IT Analytics Integration

By | 2020-05-02T19:54:53+02:00 March 14th, 2020|Backups, Nakivo, VMware|0 Comments

NAKIVO launched a new version of its main backup product, New NAKIVO Backup & Replication v9.2.1, with Aptare IT Analytics Integration. This is not a big release is just the latest v9.2 that was launched a couple of months ago with Office 365 support, and in this new v9.2.1, NAKIVO added a new report feature [...]

8 03, 2020

Veeam Backup Catalog Service doesn’t start – “LastSyncTimeUtc”

By | 2020-03-08T19:26:19+01:00 March 8th, 2020|Backups, Partners|1 Comment

In the monthly maintenance there is always something new, this time in one of our Veeam Backup Server the Veeam Backup Catalog Service doesn't start - "LastSyncTimeUtc". First this is a Veeam Backup & Replication 9.5 update 4 running in a Windows 2016. After some maintenance on the Veeam Backup Server (some Windows updates and [...]

8 03, 2020

How to update vSAN bypassing health check failed

By | 2020-03-08T18:48:42+01:00 March 8th, 2020|Storage, VMware, vSAN|0 Comments

When we have a vSAN Cluster with non-compatible hardware health check block the use of VUM (VMware Update Manager) to update our vSAN Cluster. The same happens if we use a Nested vSAN (since Health Check will inform that iSCSI controller is not VMware supported). So in this blog post, we will learn how to [...]

6 03, 2020

How to upgrade to the new Veeam v10

By | 2020-05-29T19:56:47+02:00 March 6th, 2020|Backups, Partners, VMware|2 Comments

After the official launch of Veeam v10 on the 18th of February is time to write about how to upgrade to the new Veeam v10. The process of upgrading to v10 is very straightforward. However, in some cases, we can encounter some issues, depending on your system and infrastructure. In this blog post, we will [...]

21 02, 2020

Veeam how to fix Error PhysicalHost with id not found

By | 2020-02-21T03:20:42+01:00 February 21st, 2020|Backups, Partners, VMware|0 Comments

While in the air at 10,000 feet will take the free time to write this blog post about Veeam how to fix Error PhysicalHost with id not found. This week had a strange issue in some particular Backup jobs with the following error: Failed to create processing task for VM - Error: PhysicalHost with id [...]

16 02, 2020

New Nakivo Backup and Replication 9.2 with Office 365 Backup

By | 2020-05-02T19:55:07+02:00 February 16th, 2020|Backups, Nakivo, Partners|1 Comment

NAKIVO just launched their new Nakivo Backup and Replication 9.2 with Office 365 Backup. In this new version, Nakivo added the support to backup Office 365 as the main feature of this new release. As we published just a week ago, Nakivo had launched the Nakivo Backup and Replication 9.1just a month ago where was [...]

12 02, 2020

How to remove a dead vCenter Linked Mode

By | 2020-02-16T03:48:14+01:00 February 12th, 2020|VMware|0 Comments

If you have a vCenter that was dead, removed, or only not in use anymore but was in linked mode, you will receive warnings every time you open the master vCenter, so in this blog post, we will explain how to remove a dead vCenter Linked Mode. Has we can see in the next image, [...]

8 02, 2020

vMotion failed because duplicated IP

By | 2020-02-08T13:14:01+01:00 February 8th, 2020|VMware|0 Comments

After some blog posts about the latest versions of Backup Tools is time for some technical blogging with this vMotion failed because of duplicated IP. This week had a strange issue with one of our vCenters while trying to migrate some VMs from one of the vCenter Clusters. The migrations always failed when trying to [...]

8 02, 2020

Create vCenter Alarm for Duplicated IP

By | 2020-02-08T13:13:16+01:00 February 8th, 2020|VMware|0 Comments

Because of failed vMotion migration with duplicated IP, explained in a previous blog post, I needed to create vCenter Alarm for Duplicated IP so that I know when there is a duplicated IP in the VMware Infrastructure. To create a vCenter alarm for all your hosts, you need to do it at the vCenter level. [...]

8 02, 2020

Iperius Backup v6.5.1 released

By | 2020-02-08T03:00:02+01:00 February 8th, 2020|Backups, Partners|0 Comments

Iperius Backup v6.5.1 released for its primary backup product. This new release was launched on 27/01/2020. I wrote last month a full Iperius Backup review for this product. The new version comes out in the Iperius strategy to update their Backup product to a more efficient product and user needs for a Backup tool. Particularly [...]