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Reading Time: 9 minutes Veeam Backup & Replication supports different malware detection methods that works in different way and can be used together to reach different scopes. The first main diffecence is that some works inline (during the backup process on the source data) and other works with a post-processing directly on restore points saved on the repositories. For this reason also the load of those malware detection activities can be on different Veeam components, basically on the proxy servers for inline methods and the mount servers for the post-processing methods.

Reading Time: 2 minutes Veeam Backup & Replication has several roles and for some of them you can use a Linux OS to implement specific roles. Considering that CentOS Linux 7 will reach end of life (EOL) on June 30, 2024 will be really important know which versions and which distributions are supported.

Reading Time: 2 minutes Like every hardware and software components, before apply a VMware vSphere upgrade or update you have to check all compatibility aspects. One is related to the backup software that can be critical because you may loose the capability to perform backup and/or restore. For Veeam Backup & Replication there is a specific Veeam KB (KB 2443) that provides information about compatibility between VMware vSphere and Veeam Backup & Replication.

Reading Time: 3 minutes Veeam Backup Catalog is a feature of Veeam Backup & Replication that stands for VM guest OS file indexing. Veeam Guest Catalog service on backup server works as a local catalog service. It collects index data for backup jobs on this specific backup server and stores this data locally in the Veeam Backup Catalog folder. By default, the indexing data is stored in the VBRCatalog folder on the backup server. Veeam Backup & Replication creates the folder on a volume with the maximum amount of free space, for example, C:\VBRCatalog.

Reading Time: 2 minutes During the last VeeamON event, one of the interesting announces was the possibility to run Veeam Backup & Replication Server on a Linux system! This features was required from several year (for example, see this thread) and during those years more and more Veeam roles have been modified to run both on Windows or on Linux. And, by the way, all the appliances used for Veeam Backup for AWS, Azure or GCP are based on Linux!

Reading Time: < 1 minute VeeamON 2024 will be in Fort Lauderdale, Florida from June 3 to June 5 2024. After there will be, probably, the usual VeeamON Tour, around the world, put those small local events are not comparable with the big event. The pillars of this year are data protection, intelligence, and security and how they are converging.

Reading Time: 2 minutes Veeam® Software has announced that will deliver support for Proxmox VE in its Veeam Data Platform. Support for this virtualization platform has been a popular request from Veeam’s existing small and medium-sized business (SMB) customers and service providers. General availability for Proxmox VE support is expected in Q3 2024. For more information, visit https://www.veeam.com. 

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