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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
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 [...]

3 02, 2020

NAKIVO Backup & Replication v9.1 released

By | 2020-05-02T19:54:08+02:00 February 3rd, 2020|Backups, Nakivo, Partners|0 Comments

A couple of weeks ago (specifically on the 20th of January), NAKIVO released its version for its main product NAKIVO Backup & Replication v9.1. In this new v9.1,  NAKIVO added some new features or devices to support. But also many improvements. What is new NAKIVO Backup & Replication v9.1 released? The main features added to [...]

3 02, 2020

Veeam Availability Suite v10 RTM released

By | 2020-02-03T15:26:26+01:00 February 3rd, 2020|Backups, Hyper-V, Partners|0 Comments

Veeam Availability Suite v10 RTM released. For now, the RTM is just for Veeam Partners; the full customer v10 version is planned to be launch in 2 weeks. You can follow HERE the countdown for the official release of Veeam Availability Suite v10 (Veeam Backup & Replication v10 and Veeam ONE v10). If you are [...]

20 12, 2019

Veeam Vanguard 2020 nominations are now Open

By | 2019-12-21T00:02:03+01:00 December 20th, 2019|Backups, Partners|0 Comments

Is the end of the year, and before the year closes is time for Veeam Vanguard 2020 nominations.  Veeam Vanguard 2020 nominations are now Open. Veeam Vanguard 2020 nominations are open from the 18th of Decenter until 21th of January. The final results of the nominations and renewals for Veeam Vanguards 2020 will be released [...]

20 12, 2019

Iperius Backup a Full review

By | 2019-12-20T02:15:40+01:00 December 20th, 2019|Backups, Hyper-V, Partners, VMware|0 Comments

Iperius Backup is a Backup and Replication tool for VMware ESXi, vCenter, ESXi Free and Hyper-V. In this blog post, I will write an Iperius Backup a Full review about this product. It can also back up physical servers and desktops (drive image backup, P2V, disk cloning). Since Iperius Backup is an image-based backup solution, [...]

19 12, 2019

How to rename a Veeam Backup Server

By | 2019-12-19T02:40:01+01:00 December 19th, 2019|Backups, Partners|0 Comments

Many times administrators need to rename their servers. This is a simple task in a Windows Server, but if you have Veeam Backup Replication already installed, then you will have some issues after you reboot the server. Veeam services will not start. In this blog post, we will explain how to rename a Veeam Backup [...]

19 12, 2019

Win with Veeam a Home Lab worth $15,000

By | 2019-12-19T00:39:54+01:00 December 19th, 2019|Backups, Partners|0 Comments

For this Christmas, Veeam has an awesome gift for you (if you win). You can win with Veeam a Home Lab worth $15,000. The full price list is: First prize Home Lab worth $15,000. Second prize $10,000 in Azure/AWS credits. Third prize 5,000 in Azure/AWS credits. This Veeam giving back to the community for their [...]