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 […]

Veeam B&R Update 2 install failure

I was updating a Veeam Backup and Replication 9.0 with Update 2. After the update the Veeam Backup service and Enterprise service was not starting, Gustev from Veeam wrote about this in his weekly "The Word From Gostev" in the weekly newsletter, that this was a know issue. The database user did not have the required minimum […]

Veeam B&R SQL Log Shipping and Firewall Rules

I was looking at which ports that should be open in a Firewall, for SQL log Shipping to work, so I was looking at the "VM Guest OS Connection" section of the documentation: https://helpcenter.veeam.com/backup/vsphere/used_ports.html#guest But that is not all that needs to be opened you also have to look at the "Backup Server Connections" section and […]

Veeam Backup & Replication 9.0 Update 1 Released

Veeam has released update 1 for there Backup & Replication 9.0. I have just installed it in a test/demo environment and it just worked, but you have to update the client also, it will not update automatic. This is a maintenance that has bug fixes and new features/enhancements: General Enhanced extent selection logic for scale-out […]