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Reading Time: < 1 minute VeeamON Update 2022 is only one day away! It’s time to block your calendar and attend our must‑see, virtual event to get updates on products, talk to our solution experts and level up your skills. It’s a jam‑packed agenda you won’t want to miss on Nov. 3.

Reading Time: < 1 minute According with Product Lifecycle Matrix and KB 89305, VMware has officially declared, vSphere 6.5.x and vSphere 6.7.x will be End of General Support by October 15th 2022. To maintain your full level of Support and Subscription Services, VMware recommends upgrading to vSphere 7.

Reading Time: 5 minutes What is Metallic? Metallic DMaaS (data management as a service) was introduced by Commvault in late 2019 as part of its Intelligent Data Platform to provide SaaS delivered data protection and management. Data management helps to build and maintain a data framework in order to store, ingest, transform, archive, transmit, and secure the data needed by the business. Metallic provides: Metallic DMaaS, offering protection for SaaS applications including Microsoft Office 365, Microsoft Dynamics, and Salesforce; protection for endpoints; and protection for hybrid cloud workloads including Virtual Machines, File Systems, Databases, and containers Metallic eDiscovery, offering […]

Reading Time: 4 minutes Data Domain (or Power Protect if you prefer the new term) needs some free available space to manage its filesystem and all the mtree(s). By default there is a critical alert if the used space exeed 90% of the total space. The name of the alert is “SpaceExceedsCriticalThreshold” and cannot be changed from the GUI.

Reading Time: 3 minutes The upgrade procedure for DellEMC PowerStore X from version 2.0 to version 2.1 is a little tricky. The Dell EMC PowerStore Software Upgrade Guide explains the steps, but still there are some issue that you should mange. Because you have also to upgrade the ESXi from 6.7 to 7.0, but before this, you need also to resize the VMFS datastore.

Reading Time: 2 minutes If you try to upgrade the PowerStore OS and you get this error message: Prestage failed on appliance XXXX with the following message: The system encountered unexpected backend errors. Please contact support. (0xE04030010001) Then you may don’t need to contact the support, because the solution could be easy.

Reading Time: 2 minutes If you are using Veeam Backup & Replication (but also other backup solution) you can perform both backup and replication with the same tool. But with latest version of vSphere you can probably notice a huge difference between backup and replication speed if you are using NBD transport mode.

Reading Time: 5 minutes About Flowmon Flowmon Networks was a global network intelligence company acquired by Kemp in November 2020. The acquisition brings together application delivery and security services with deep network visibility and automated security incident response. One year after (in September 2021), Progress (NASDAQ: PRGS) announced the completion of the acquisition of Kemp and now Flowmon is one of the main company’s product, but still is keeping its own identity and also a dedicated web site (https://www.flowmon.com/en). Why Flowmon? Flowmon offers NetFlow based deep network visibility solution for network and security operations and try to solve one […]

Reading Time: 2 minutes The Connection Server is the main component of a VMware Horizon infrastructure. But usually for a redoundancy and performance prospective more than one are suggested and they replicates their data using the Microsoft Active Directory Lightweight Service (AD LDS) and connections the servers must be managed by and external load balancer.

Reading Time: 3 minutes DellEMC PowerStore is the new product line that will replace the old Equallogic/SC/VNX/Unity series. It’s a nice product with a mix of the features of all those prevuious products and a new modern design both in the hardware and the software parts. From VMware vSphere point of view it can be access as a block level storage with iSCSI and/or FC protocols, but it has also a native vVols implementation and, for example, in the PowerStoreX model it’s the default way to access at the storage resources.

Reading Time: 7 minutes Who is CoreView CoreView is an Italian company, founded by Ivan Fioravanti and David Mascarella in Milan in 2014, that helps to manage the complexities of Microsoft Office 365. Now it’s a big company with more than 100 team members and that idea has grown to serve over 8 million user mailboxes in more than 100 countries around the globe.

Reading Time: 2 minutes The file-level backup feature introduced in vCSA 6.5 is very powerfull and schedulable (starting with vCSA 6.7) because sometimes the image-level backup may not provide the proper integrity if you have corrupted files inside the VM. Also with vSphere 7.0 is possible monitoring the status of the file-level backup directly from vSphere Client and this is quite usefull to have this information direct visible from the UI:

Reading Time: 2 minutes Usually the update process of Veeam’s software is really easy and simple. But recently I got a strange issue during the patching of Veeam Backup & Replication 10. It was not possible complete it because the Console part got an error.

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