Tag: Veeam Backup & Replication

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…

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By Allan Kjaer September 16, 2016 2

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…

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By Allan Kjaer August 15, 2016 0

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…

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By Allan Kjaer August 8, 2016 0

Veeam B&R, vCenter migration utility

Veeam has published a migration utility to be used if you replaces your vCenter with another and moves all VM's to the new vCenter (with og without the ESXi hosts). This Utility fixes the re-mappes theMoRef IOs of the VM's. This means that the backup will afterward continue and not create a new backup for the VM's. The Utility does…

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By Allan Kjaer June 11, 2016 0

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…

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By Allan Kjaer April 26, 2016 0

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…

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By Allan Kjaer March 25, 2016 0

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…

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By Allan Kjaer January 12, 2016 0