17 février 2014

Veeam Backup & Replication 7.0 Patch 3

Hello,   I received an email showing the availability of Veeam Backup & Replication 7 Patch 3 :   Patch #3 (build 7.0.0.833) [February 12, 2014] http://forums.veeam.com/veeam-backup-replication-f2/7-0-issues-patches-and-hot-fixes-t18243.html#p90554   Many bug corrections, performance optimizations are in the package, so what are you waiting for to download and install ???  
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28 février 2013

How To Back Up Hyper-V VMs Natively in Windows Server 2012

Did you know that with Windows Server 2012 you can now backup Hyper-V VMs with very little effort and very little configuration? Now, I'm not recommending that you throw out your existing enterprise backup system and standardize on Windows Server Backup in 2012, especially if you are using products like System Center Data Protection Manager (which is fantastic for backup) or Veeam or others. But, in a pinch Windows Server 2012's backup is quite handy. Before you can use Windows Server Backup, you must add that feature from Server... [Lire la suite]
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28 janvier 2013

Free e-book: Understanding Hyper-V in Windows Server 2012 at VEEAM

Veeam has a free e-book available on Hyper-V in Windows Server 2012. The Hands-on Guide: Understanding Hyper-V in Windows Server 2012 gives you simple step-by-step instructions to help you perform Hyper-V-related tasks like a seasoned expert. The first 5 chapters (180 pages) are available for download now. Other chapters will be added soon. You will learn how to: Build clustered Hyper-V deployment Manage Hyper-V through PowerShell Create virtual machine replicas Transition from a legacy Hyper-V environment, and more -->... [Lire la suite]
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15 janvier 2013

Free video – Configuring Dynamic Memory in Hyper-V 2012

A free video from new Training from Trainsignal, which shows you what is dynamic memory in Hyper-V 2012, and how to configure this feature. David Davis is an instructor and he just created new training for recently released Microsoft’s Hyper-V 2012. This new training called Windows Server 2012 Hyper-V New Features Training – and will teach you in 18 lessons all the new features that Hyper-V 2012 brought. Some of them, like Hyper-v replica, live migration, storage migration, virtual fibre channel and others you already know, while... [Lire la suite]
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26 novembre 2012

ESXi 5.1 Free – how to run nested Hyper-V

How-to run nested Hyper-V 2012 Server on latest version of ESXi 5.1 If you want to test the latest Microsoft Hyper-V running as a VM on ESXi 5.1 free version, you might run into a following error: “Hyper-V cannot be installed: A hypervisor is already running.” when trying to install the Hyper-V role. In ESXi 5.1 free version the tweak slightly changed (compared to ESXi 5.0) and it’s much easier to install the Hyper-V role, to actually enable Hyper-V as a VM with the possibility to run second level nested 64bit VMs inside of that... [Lire la suite]
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19 novembre 2012

Virtual Machines Fail to Start with Error 0x80070569

We have received some reports from people who are seeing an error 0x80070569 when they try to start or live migrate virtual machines on Windows Server 2012. After some investigation we have found that this is usually caused by the use of a custom group policy setting in their domain. We have written a KB article that explains how to work around this issue if you see it in your environment: http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2779204 Cheers, Ben --> Please see the rest on Ben's Blog... [Lire la suite]
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25 octobre 2012

WOW! Veeam Backup & Replication v6.5 now available

It is finally here! Veeam Backup & Replication 6.5 is now available! This release includes all of the great features we previewed at Microsoft TechEd, VMworld and other global events. A number of new features that make up Veeam Backup & Replication 6.5, including:   Veeam Explorer for Exchange – Provides free e-discovery and item recovery for Microsoft Exchange Veeam Explorer for SAN Snapshots - Fast, flexible VM recovery from SAN snapshots Next-generation hypervisor support – VMware... [Lire la suite]
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26 septembre 2012

Enable HYPER-V R3 Windows 2012 SErver on VMware Workstation/VMware ESXi

So the scenario is that I have an instance of Windows Server 2012 (Windows Server 8 Beta) running on VMware Workstation 8 on my laptop. Adding Hyper V role to the server Error : an hypervisor is already running Browse to your VM location and open the vmx file and append at the end the following two lines   1 hypervisor.cpuid.v0 = "FALSE" 1 mce.enable = "TRUE" --> Please see the rest on the blog... [Lire la suite]
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26 août 2012

Test Hyper-V over SMB configuration with Windows Server 2012 - Step-by-step Installation using PowerShell

In this post, I am sharing all the steps I used to create a Windows Server 2012 File Server test environment that I used for some of my Hyper-V over SMB demonstrations. My goal with this post is to share some of configuration details and the exact PowerShell scripts I used to configure the environment (if you look carefully, you might be able to spot a few PowerShell tricks and tips). For me, this is a convenient reference post that I will likely use myself to cut/paste from when configuring my demo systems in the future. This uses 5... [Lire la suite]
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09 août 2012

Interpreting Replication Health – Part 1

In Windows Server 2012 Release Candidate, Hyper-V administrators can monitor the ‘health’ of the replicating VMs using the Replication Health attribute. Thisproperty allows administrators to answer common questions such as: When did the primary and replica VMs last synchronize? What is the average size of the replica file? Were there any errors encountered during replication which requires your attention? etc. The two-part FAQ post explains the concept of Replication Health and provides guidance on how to... [Lire la suite]
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