VeeamON Conference 2014 – The ultimate guide

VeeamON is a new availability conference arranged by Veeam. This year it is in Las Vegas (USA) from October 6-8. There are however also events on both October 5th and 9th. To make sure you do not miss anything here is a breakdown of what is happening when: Sunday, October 5th Registration opens Veeam Partner […]

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VMworld 2014 session suggestions

VMworld 2014 session suggestions I am extremely excited to be attending VMworld 2014 in San Francisco. While the actual Schedule Builder will not be live until July 14th, I thought I might as well start looking through the content catalog. I thought maybe someone else might be interested in my VMworld 2014 session suggestions.   If […]

How do I mount an ISO file using the vSphere Web Client?

A question I often receive from students when I teach VMware courses are: How do I mount an ISO file using the vSphere Web Client? This is obvious in the good old fat vSphere Client: However looking in the vSphere Web Client you might think: ARGH?!?! Where is it? (reminds me of Duke Nukem). Looking […]

Fix: The account does not have permission to impersonate the requested user

Fixing The account does not have permission to impersonate the requested user permissions error   Quite a few times recently students on Veeam Certified Engineer (VMCE) course has asked me how they can fix the error The account does not have permission to impersonate the requested user which might occur when trying to restore an e-mail […]

Veeam announces Veeam Cloud Connect

Veeam Cloud Connect is finally announced and on their list of upcoming version 8 features. Personally I am extremely excited about this feature!   Here is the deal on Veeam Cloud Connect Currently if you want to use a public cloud or perhaps a local service provider to store your offsite backup copy you need to go […]

Book review: VMware ESXi Cookbook

The book I am reviewing is VMware ESXi cookbook written by authors Mohammed Raffic Kajamoideen and Aravind Sivaraman and published by Packt Publishing. It contains 9 chapters totalling 84 pages in e-book version.   Disclaimer I have received a free e-book copy of this book for reviewing it from Packt Publishing. There are no requirements […]

VMware Virtual SAN training released

VMware just released two courses on Virtual SAN. One is free VMware Virtual SAN Fundamentals and one is paid – VMware Virtual SAN: Deploy and Manage.   VMware Virtual SAN Fundamentals will give you a free quick 60 minutes lesson on how to use VSAN.   VMware Virtual SAN Deploy and Manage is a paid […]

Do you know virtual kung fu?

I just noticed a fun quiz Simpana is running on their website. Check it out and find out which level you are at J   My result was:

How to check Veeam configuration backup version

Today I was teaching the Veeam Certified Engineer course. During the course one of the students asked me how to could check which version of Veeam Backup & Replication was used to create a configuration backup.   Full credit for this goes to Ben Milligan of Veeam in this tweet.   Step 1. Open location […]