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March, 2021

  • 30 March

    Kubestr – An open-source Kubernetes storage tool

    Kubestr

    Introduction to Kubestr and Kasten Today I wanted to introduce Kubestr, a new tool from Kasten for Kubernetes storage assessments ! In the meantime, the world of Kubernetes has also captivated me. In general, you can say that my perspective from a backup point of view has great advantages in …

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February, 2021

  • 15 February

    PostgreSQL Backup with Veeam

    My Top 5 Veeam ONE Reports

    Introduction Recently, one of my customers had a request to perform a PostgreSQL backup with Veeam, consistently . From my experience, I have rarely had requests for this specific topic in the past. Most database administrators in the past had their own backup routines for PostgreSQL and wanted to stick …

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  • 4 February

    SAP DB2 databases backup with Veeam

    My Top 5 Veeam ONE Reports

    In this post I’m going to show you how to do SAP DB2 databases backup on Linux with Veeam. I came across a SAP DB2 installation during one of my last projects and wanted to share with you how to backup these databases. Introduction on pre-freeze and post-thaw scripts Since …

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January, 2021

  • 8 January

    My Home Office Upgrade and Setup

    home office upgrade

    In this post I wanted to introduce my home office upgrade throughout the year 2020. Since the global pandemic led to a “new normal” and of course to a lot of home office, I decided to spend some money to work comfortable and professional from home. I don’t want to …

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November, 2020

  • 4 November

    Measure-VBOOrganizationFullBackupSize: The operation has timed out

    Veeam Backup for Office 365

    Introduction Sometimes timeouts can happen during the measurement of an O365 organization by using the Measure-VBOOrganizationFullBackupSize cmdlet within Veeam Backup for Office 365. This often happens, when you are measuring against big organizations with a lot of data in it. Other observations I had was, when the WAN uplink was …

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October, 2020

  • 19 October

    Get ready for Veeam LIVE 2020 !

    Veeam Live 2020

    Veeam LIVE 2020 is going to take place on the 20th of October 2020 ! First of all, this is not another webinar, indeed it is an online “live event” the whole day of the 20th October 2020. This mean you can expect awesome live sessions about all the hot …

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July, 2020

  • 29 July

    How to backup SAP MaxDB with Veeam

    My Top 5 Veeam ONE Reports

    This post focuses on how to backup SAP MaxDB databases with Veeam Backup & Replication. I came across a SAP MaxDB installation during my last projects and wanted to share with you how to backup these databases. Introduction on pre-freeze and post-thaw scripts Since there is no native integration of …

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June, 2020

  • 11 June

    Get vSphere Tags out of a category with PowerCLI

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    Introduction to vSphere Tags Using vSphere tags in your VMware environment is no longer a secret. It gives you flexibility, easier management and control of your virtual machines. If you want to see how to use vSphere Tags with Veeam check out my article here: Using VM Tags with vSphere …

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  • 11 June

    VeeamON 2020 – Same experience but ONLINE !

    VeeamON 2020

    VeeamON 2020 is moving online for free ! Due to the fact of the current situation regarding the corona virus, VeeamON 2020 has moved online. Furthermore, it is a free event ! This means everyone has the opportunity to watch the full event online. The event will take place on …

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April, 2020

  • 22 April

    Creating a vCenter role for Veeam with PowerCLI

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    Since I was tired to click roles together in vCenter server, I wrote a simple script on creating a vCenter role for Veeam with PowerCLI. This PowerShell / PowerCLI script lets you create a new vCenter server role with all the cumulative privileges and permissions to use them with Veeam …

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