VMware Appliances and Backup Strategies

VMware has are using a lot of Virtual Appliances to there products, but there are different backup strategies for them. I have compiled a list of some of them here and their options. Supports quiesced snapshot: Most appliances supports this, but not all, always check before usingquisced image backup. vSphere vCenter Appliance 6.0 and 6.5  6.0 : https://pubs.vmware.com/vsphere-60 6.5 […]

VMware vRealize Network Insight 3.3 released

VMware has released vRealize Network Insight 3.3 with support NSX 6.3 and vSphere 6.5, and more. NSX 6.3.1 also released. What's new: Enhanced Event Management Experience and new NSX events  New configuration and inter-communication checks have been added for checking and reporting on NSX manager, controller, and data plane services deployment and production issues. Additionally, all events […]

VMware vRealize Operations Manager 6.5 and other released

VMware has released there vRealize Operations Manager 6.5, vRealize Log Insight 4.3, vRealize Business for Cloud 7.2.1 and NSX 6.3.1. vRealize Operations Manager 6.5 Whats new in the version: Additional monitoring capabilities Adds ability to increase memory and increase the scope of monitoring within the same environment. Enables you to monitor larger environments with the same footprint through platform […]

vSphere 6.0 Update 3 and more Released

VMware Sphere vCenter 6.0 update 3 This new version have some new features and bug fixes: Support for Transport Layer Security (TLS) protocol: Support for TLSv 1.0, TLSv 1.1, and TLSv 1.2 are enabled by default and configurable for vCenter Server 6.0 Update 3. VMware Syslog Collector on vCenter Server Appliance supports TLSv1.0 only. To configure […]

RVTools 3.9.2 released

This is one of my favorite Tools for gathering information from vCenter and ESXi hosts, and it just got update to version 3.9.2. This new version include the following change/new features/support: Migrated RVTools to use .NET Framework version 4 Migrated RVTools to use NPOI 2.1.3.1 Support for vSphere 6.5 Improved logon performance RVTools will no […]

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 […]

VMware vSphere 6.5a and NSX for vSphere 6.3 released

VMware has released vSphere vCenter 6.5a, ESXi 6.5a and NSX for vSphere 6.3. vCenter 6.5a and ESXi 6.5a is needed for NSX 6.3. They also contains bug fixes. See release notes for vCenter 6.5a here: http://pubs.vmware.com/Release_Notes/en/vsphere/65/vsphere-vcenter-server-650a-release-notes.html See release notes for ESXi 6.5a here: http://pubs.vmware.com/Release_Notes/en/vsphere/65/vsphere-esxi-650a-release-notes.html NSX for vSphere 6.3 also has a lot of new feature and enhancements. See the […]

Veeam Agent for Microsoft Windows 2.0 (Public BETA)

You can now sign up for the Public Beta of the Veeam Agent for Microsoft Windows 2.0. System requirements Hardware  CPU: x86-64 processor architecture.  Memory: 2 GB RAM.  Disk Space: 150 MB for product installation.  Network: 1 Mbps or faster. High latency and reasonably unstable WAN links are supported.  System firmware: BIOS or UEFI.  Drive encryption: […]

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 […]