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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 !

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    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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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

    Top 5 most read posts of 2019

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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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