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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
31 03, 2019

How to Install NAKIVO Backup & Replication 8.1 in a Synology NAS

By | 2019-04-04T18:28:21+02:00 March 31st, 2019|Backups, Partners, Virtualization|0 Comments

Some time ago I wrote an article about how to Install NAKIVO Backup & Replication in a QNAP NAS in this article I will write about how to Install NAKIVO Backup & Replication 8.1 in a Synology NAS. Even the first article was about NAKIVO Backup & Replication v7.0.x, the process for version 8.1 is similar, [...]

21 03, 2019

How to fix a vCenter Appliance partition with Veeam

By | 2019-03-21T12:56:36+02:00 March 21st, 2019|Partners, Virtualization|0 Comments

In this blog post, I will try to explain how to fix a vCenter Appliance partition with Veeam. In this case, is the vCenter Application log partition. This week I needed to evacuate all VMs from one particular Datastore to a new Datastore, and vCenter was one of those Virtual Machines. When applying a vStorage [...]

7 03, 2019

What is new in the NAKIVO Backup & Replication v8.1

By | 2019-03-07T02:22:15+02:00 March 7th, 2019|Backups, Partners, Virtualization|0 Comments

NAKIVO launched a couple of months ago a new version of their primary product NAKIVO Backup & Replication v8.1. NAKIVO Backup & Replication as improving a lot since my last review. During that time NAKIVO has launched various new features and added more SAN support to their portfolio. Features added in the latest releases: Instant [...]

11 01, 2019

Veeam Availability Suite 9.5 Update 4 available on 22nd January

By | 2019-01-11T00:16:02+02:00 January 11th, 2019|Backups, Partners, Virtualization|0 Comments

In the last days Veeam as announced that will launch Veeam Availability Suite 9.5 Update 4 available in 22nd January. This new release (update 4) for Veeam Products has many new features, bug fixes and also many improvements in Veeam Products. Initially this Veeam update 4 will be launched for the following Veeam Products: Veeam [...]

18 12, 2018

Vembu has released is BDR Suite v4.0 and is now Generally Available(GA)

By | 2018-12-18T19:19:53+02:00 December 18th, 2018|Backups, Partners, Virtualization|0 Comments

Just a few months after the release of their version v.3.9.1, Vembu launched this month version 4.0. Vembu has released Vembu BDR Suite v4.0 and is now Generally Available(GA), this new version of their main product Vembu BDR Suite 4.0 has been officially launched and is ready for download. This new Vembu BDR v4.0 version, [...]

26 11, 2018

Delete Veeam ghost backup snapshots with PowerCLI

By | 2018-11-26T18:23:24+02:00 November 26th, 2018|Backups, Partners, Virtualization|0 Comments

Sometimes when a Veeam Backup doesn't finish properly the snapshot that was created by Veeam is not deleted. There is a lot of reasons for a Backup does not end properly and the snapshot not removed. Most of them is a timeout between Veeam Backup Server and the vCenter/Storage. In this blog post, we will [...]

22 11, 2018

Votes for Top vBlog 2018 are open

By | 2018-12-15T13:50:02+02:00 November 22nd, 2018|Olher, Virtualization|0 Comments

Again Eric Siebert and is an excellent site vSphere-Land started the voting for the best Virtualization Blog for 2017.  Like every year, Eric site promotes voting to the best vBlog in the Virtualization blogosphere. Is the second year that I will be in the list with my blog www.provirtualzone.com in the Eric blog voting thevpad.com list. [...]

3 11, 2018

Insufficient resources to satisfy vSphere HA failover level on cluster

By | 2018-12-07T02:20:51+02:00 November 3rd, 2018|Virtualization|0 Comments

Configure vSphere HA (High Availability) is not very difficult, but some rules must be followed. If not, you can have a vSphere HA that is not configured correctly. When you have enough resources for one or two (or more) hosts failovers, but still, you get “Insufficient resources to satisfy vSphere HA failover level on cluster” [...]