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May, 2019

  • 2 May

    Modern Authentication with Veeam Backup for Office 365 V3

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    Introduction to Modern Authentication Since the release of version 3 of Veeam Backup for Office 365, you are now able to use the so called “modern authentication”. This means using service accounts enabled for multi-factor authentication. Therfore you will need an Azure Active Directory custom application and a service account …

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March, 2019

  • 13 March

    Veeam Backup Validator PowerShell GUI

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    Hello all ! About two weeks ago i remembered a very underestimated feature from Veeam. The Veeam Backup Validator ! This command line tool helps you with checking your Veeam Backups. It checks your backup files via CRC at the file level. For the integrity validation of your backups the …

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February, 2019

  • 15 February

    New Features in Veeam Backup for Office 365 v3 BETA

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    General Information On Wednesday the 13th, Veeam released the public Beta for Veeam Backup for Microsoft Office 365 v3. I really appreciate this approach by Veeam, so the community is able to test it and give feedback in case of bugs or questions regarding the new features. All information and …

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  • 12 February

    Restore Microsoft Teams data with Veeam for Microsoft Office 365

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    Overview Last week i was wondering if there is any way to restore data “stored” in Microsoft Teams. First of all “stored” in Microsoft Teams is not the correct term here. Microsoft Teams stores different kind of data in different kind of services or applications. So, why am i writing …

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January, 2019

  • 31 January

    Veeam Backup for Office 365 through HTTP Proxies

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    I recently came across the case, to use Veeam Backup for Office 365 with a HTTP Proxy. Due to a corporate security policy there was no way around it. Fortunately there is a Veeam Knowledge Base article for configuring Veeam Backup for Office 365 with a HTTP Proxy. In this …

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  • 15 January

    How to use Veeam with custom VM attributes

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    Introduction Today i’m writing about a Veeam feature which i haven’t seen a lot out in the field. In my opinion, you can use this feature to easily sort and evaluate the backup state of virtual machines backed up with Veeam Backup & Replication. During the creation of a Veeam …

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  • 11 January

    Veeam Backup for Microsoft Office 365 v2 cumulative patch released

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    On the 29th of December a cumulative patch for Veeam Backup for Microsoft Office 365 v2 has been released. This patch intends to deliver optimizations to SharePoint Online and OneDrive for Business interactions. It also includes a set of bug fixes regarding SharePoint Online, OneDrive for Business and Exchange Online …

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  • 3 January

    Using VM Tags with vSphere and Veeam Backup & Replication

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    In this Blog Post I would like to give an overview about vSphere Tags and how to use it within Veeam Backup & Replication. This article will be an introduction on this topic, whereby I am going to write another article regarding some detailed example concepts. General Overview of vSphere …

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December, 2018

  • 30 December

    How to reset the vCenter Server Appliance root password

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    I recently had the case, that the VCSA (vCenter Server Appliance) root password was missing and we couldn’t log in to the appliance. VMware published a Knowledge Base article on how to reset the lost or forgotten password in a vCenter Server Appliance. I wanted to share this with you …

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  • 26 December

    How to patch the vCenter Server Appliance via CLI

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    There are several ways for patching your VMware vCenter Server Appliance. In this article i’d like to show how i do it with the CLI. Preparation First of all log in to the vCenter Server Appliance Management Interface to check which updates are available for your VCSA (vCenter Server Appliance). …

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