27 août 2012

Hyper-V Replica Powershell Series: Creating Hyper-V Replica Broker

We have seen multiple queries on the steps required to create the Hyper-V Replica Broker using Powershell, a previous post describes the process but adding more details on the end to end workflow. To create a Hyper-V Replica Broker in a DHCP environment, use the following cmdlets: --> Please see the rest of the article and all the serie on the blog : http://blogs.technet.com/b/virtualization/archive/2012/08/15/configuring-hyper-v-replica-broker-using-powershell.aspx
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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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09 août 2012

Active Directory Replication Status Tool

After a decade, we have a GUI tool to troubleshoot AD replication problems. It is called Active Directory Replication Status Tool.   Gone are the days where we used repadmin and all it’s different syntax to troubleshoot replication issues in AD. The Active Directory Replication Status Tool (ADREPLSTATUS) analyzes the replication status for domain controllers in an Active Directory domain or forest. ADREPLSTATUS displays data in a format that is similar to REPADMIN /SHOWREPL * /CSV imported into Excel but with significant... [Lire la suite]
25 juin 2012

Using Veeam Backup & Replication for migration of a datacenter

Customer of mine wanted to move their VMware environment into the hosting environment we as Open Line offer to our customers. The initial plan was to shutdown all their systems, then physically move their storage and ESXi hosts to our site and start it again. After all systems would be running again, we would then migrate the VMs into our hosting environment. Unfortunately a health check of their storage learned that there had been quite some issues with this storage in all those years. Severall SPS (Standby Power Supply) failures,... [Lire la suite]
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19 mars 2012

Patch 3 Release Notes for Veeam Backup & Replication 6.0.0.153 (Patch 3)

These are the issues resolved by the Patch 3 for Veeam Backup version 6.0.0.153. All patches are cumulative so each below fix is contained in this patch. Application-aware processing fails for SQL server where Veeam configuration database is located. Cannot specify "0" in re-IP rule. Hot add operation can sometimes cause a very long backup source/target proxy Virtual Machine stun. This stun can be so long that it can cause all jobs using this backup proxy to fail due to timeout with:"Error: Client error: A connection attempt... [Lire la suite]
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13 décembre 2011

VEEAM Backup & Replication 6 : [BEFORE YOU UPGRADE] Summary of known v6 issues

The following are top support issues that were reported by customers since v6 launch. The information below is based on first 10 days, and is coming from v6 install base of over 20'000 unique downloads.The patch addressing all 3 issues below is available through our technical support starting December 10, 2011.Issue 1Direct SAN Access processing mode does not work for certain SAN makes and models.Issue 2Virtual Appliance (Hot Add) processing mode does not work when backup proxy is installed on localized version of Microsoft... [Lire la suite]
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10 décembre 2011

Veeam Backup and Replication Support for Hyper-V is Finally Here

ust last week, Veeam announced the release of version 6 of their popular Backup & Replication solution. Among the many enhancements for VMware vSphere, including enterprise scalability, enhanced performance, accelerated replication and the 1-click file restore feature, the most notable addition to the new version is support for Hyper-V. Recognizing the huge demand, Veeam has been working on this functionality for quite some time, making the big announcement earlier this year at TechEd. When I met with Doug... [Lire la suite]
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12 septembre 2011

Install Replmon to Work on Windows Server 2008 R2

Replmon Overview The Replmon utility was introduced with the Windows Server 2000 and Windows Server 2003 Support Tools many years ago as a GUI mechanism for performing certain Active Directory and Domain Controller admin tasks. Unlike AD Sites and Services snap-in (dssites.msc), Replmon exposed more information and had a deeper view into the AD partitioning structure. Replmon gave an administrator the ability to quickly force replication, get basic status reports, and see information about the environmental configuration. ... [Lire la suite]
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30 août 2011

Veeam et ExaGrid sauvegardent les machines virtuelles à haute vitesse

Le logiciel Backup & Replication de Veeam a été optimisé pour les appliances de sauvegarde avec déduplication d’ExaGrid. Une offre adaptée à la protection des machines virtuelles. Veeam Software et ExaGrid Systems allient leurs forces afin de créer une solution desauvegarde avancée des machines virtuelles. Veeam Software apporte son logiciel Backup & Replication (qui passera bientôt en version 6) et ExaGrid ses appliances de sauvegarde sur disque. Le tout est compatible avec la... [Lire la suite]
23 août 2011

Release: Veeam Backup & Replication 6.0

Veeam has announced the release of version 6.0 of its disaster recovery solution Backup & Replication.  This version includes the support for Microsoft Hyper-V which the company already announced in May this year. Version 6.0 is the follow up of version 5.0 which was released in October last year, it included the SureBackup functionality which virtualization.info covered in March last year.   New functionalities include: New support for Windows Server Hyper-V and Microsoft... [Lire la suite]
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