Veeam Backup & Replication 9.5 Update 2 Released

Veeam has releasedVeeam Backup & Replication 9.5 Update 2. What's new. Platform Support Cisco HyperFlex Systems (formerly HX-Series/SpringPath) support for Backup from Storage Snapshots functionality. HPE 3PAR StoreServ 3.3.1 support and improved scalability by migrating some API calls from SSH to RESTful API. Microsoft Hyper-V BigEndian platform support. Microsoft Exchange 2016 CU5 support for mailbox […]

Veeam Error “PhysicalHost with id ‘xxxx…’ was not found”

I had a customer that had some backup jobs that failed with this error "Task failed, Error: PhysicalHost with id 'xxxx…' was not found", and it looks likethis. We found the host that this machine was running on, and this host was reinstalled. After some searching i found that there was 2 record in the Veeam […]

Veeam has release Update 1 for B&R, One and Office 365

Veeam has released 3 updates today. Veeam Backup and Replication 9.5 Update 1 This gives support for vSphere 6.5, and have other fixes. Solution Platform support Dell EMC Data Domain OS 6.0, including synthetic full backup performances optimizations, backup retention and health check reliability improvements. HPE 3PAR 3.2.2 MU3, including multiple API interaction improvements for […]

vSphere 6.5 Backup Interoperability

We are still waiting for the backup vendors to support vSphere 6.5. At the moment VMware VDP 6.1.3 and Veritas Backup Exec 16 has support. Veritas Backup Exec 16 does not support vSAN 6.5 (see the Software Compatibility list here: https://www.veritas.com/support/en_US/article.000115689) Veritas NetBackup 7.7.3 has a limited support, see here. https://www.veritas.com/support/en_US/article.000116592 Veeam B&R 9.5 Update 1 will have support and is […]

Veeam B&R 9.5 upgrade “All Active Full Schedules Reset”

I just saw this i the Veeam forum. After upgrading to version 9.5 of Veeam Backup & Replication, all jobs that has configured "active full" wil have the schedule reset to default (first Monday) for the "active full". Veeam has reported this as a bug, and are working on a fix. See the forum thread here: https://forums.veeam.com/veeam-backup-replication-f2/all-active-full-schedules-reset-with-9-5-t39349.html Temporary fix: […]

Veeam B&R 9.5 and ONE 9.5 Released

Veeam has released there new Availability Suite 9.5. What's new in Backup & Replication 9.5: Enterprise scalability enhancements Advanced data fetcher VMware vSphere infrastructure cache Highly optimized vSphere infrastructure queries Restore acceleration technologies Instant VM Recovery Parallel processing for full VM restore Data Domain accelerated restores Direct restore from tape Engine enhancements Major configuration database optimizations […]

Veeam SureBackup – DC starts in safe mode

I have customer using Veeam Backup & Replication, and they are using SureBackup for backup verfication. After upgrading version 9.0 with update 2, there verification of the Domain Controllers started to fail on check of "DNS", "Domain Controller", and "Global Catalogs" (TCP port connection check). After some searching i found this Community forum thread, that has a solution: https://forums.veeam.com/veeam-backup-replication-f2/surebackup-dc-starts-in-safe-mode-t37064.html […]

Veeam Backup warning “Unable to truncate Microsoft SQL Server transaction logs.”

I had a customer that contacted me to day because he got a warning that Veeam Backup was "Unable to truncate Microsoft SQL Server transaction logs.Details: Failed to process 'TruncateSQLLog' command. Failed to truncate SQL server transaction logs for instances:  BI See guest helper log." This normally means that the account used for Application Aware backup is not […]