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March, 2020

  • 30 March

    I have been selected for the Veeam Vanguard Program

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    On friday night I found an awesome e-mail from Nikola Pejková in my mailbox, that I have been selected for the Veeam Vanguard Program ! I can only say, that I feel absolutely honored for being selected as a Veeam Vanguard for 2020 ! Thank you Nikola, Rick and the …

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January, 2020

  • 7 January

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    Since 2020 has already begun, I wanted to do a little recap of the blog posts I wrote in 2019. I therefore picked the top 5 most read posts of 2019 in regards to their views. The outcome is kind of interesting as it is a great mix of old …

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December, 2019

  • 24 December

    How to backup ESXi hosts with PowerCLI

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    At the moment I have a lot of scripts laying around which are either snippets or not publishable. Therefore, I’m going to edit them all in the upcoming blog posts and upload them for the community. Today, I’m going to show you a simple but powerful and easy to use …

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  • 23 December

    Managing VMware vSphere with VMware Workstation

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    Recently, I tweeted that I was uploading a virtual machine to an ESXi host. So i thought, I might share a blog post on all the things you can do with VMware Workstation in regards to VMware vSphere. I’m going to cover all the options I know and use when …

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  • 19 December

    vSphere API for I/O filtering (VAIO) – Overview

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    In this post I’m going to present you a little overview of the vSphere API for I/O filtering (VAIO). I stumbled upon this API and did a lot of research about it. All in all I decided to write a blog post about it, because it is very interesting! Introduction …

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  • 8 December

    How to recover a failed Veeam Backup for Office 365 repository

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    What can I do, if the storage volume on which my Office 365 backups reside is corrupted, deleted or somehow lost ? That was the question I faced myself with. So I went into the lab to try out a few things ! In this blog post I’m going to …

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  • 7 December

    Veeam for Office 365 – Backup a single OneDrive folder

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    This is going to be a quick post on how to backup a single OneDrive folder with Veeam Backup for Office 365. One of my customers developed an internal policy regarding the usage of OneDrive for Business. The policy is, that each user has a specific “Work” folder (root folder) …

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November, 2019

  • 30 November

    Veeam Backup for Office 365 v4 – New features

    Veeam Backup for Office 365

    I’ve been looking forward very much to this release and now it’s here ! Veeam Backup for Office 365 v4 is available since November 26, 2019 ! While playing around with the public beta of Veeam Backup for Office 365 v4, I was very pleased with the new upcoming capabilities. …

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  • 29 November

    How to modify an .ova appliance file

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    An .OVF file refers to the “Open Virtualization Format”, which is a standard regarding packaging to address the portability and deployment of virtualization appliances. Here is the source of this standard: DMTF OVF An .OVF file or package consists of a number of files like a descriptor file, an optional …

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  • 28 November

    My VMware certification journey for 2020

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    This post covers all the learning resources and material I’m going to consume and recommend regarding my VMware certification journey for 2020! The year 2019 was a great year for me regarding my Veeam certifications! In April 2019 I managed to achieve the Veeam Certified Engineer certification and was very …

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