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 9.0 Update 2 Released

Last week Veeam released update 2 for there Veeam Backup and Replication 9.0. This is update contains support for this new platforms: Cisco HyperFlex HX-Series support for Direct NFS backup mode. EMC Unity support for Backup from Storage Snapshots and Veeam Explorer for Storage Snapshots functionality. EMC Data Domain DD OS 5.7 support for DD […]

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 […]

Veeam Backup job indexing/Application Aware on only one VM out of many

If you have made a Veeam Backup job that contains many VM's and only want's to index one of the VM's (this can alo be used on Application Aware, not in the example, but the principal is the same.) Here is the folder that I want to make a job for, but only wants to index the […]

Veeam Backup & Replication v9 Released

The long awaited release of the new Veeam Backup & Replication v9, has been released today. This new version has many new exciting features og enhancement: Scale-out Backup Repository BitLooker Integration with EMC snapshots Backup from NetApp SnapMirror and SnapVault On-Demand Sandbox for Storage Snapshots Direct NFS Access HPE StoreOnce Catalyst Updated EMC Data Domain support […]