Quick Post – How to Configure Azure Compute Account with MFA

Multi Factor Authentication is pretty much standard now when it comes to accessing online accounts and most companies have implemented MFA for their employees to use when logging into most corporate systems. There are some additional layers of complexity that this can add when looking to leverage MFA on third party applications. When it comes […] Read More

2020 – Flying Cars, Automation, Uranium and not Playing to Win!

  Hard to believe we are already almost half way through January and the year is 2020! I remember back to when I was a kid, or even a teenager and how long a year seems to take. Now that I am into my 41st year I realize that proportionality speaking, one year out of […] Read More

2019 Year of Travel – Past the Moon and Back!

This year was my third full year working for Veeam and my role being global, requires me to travel to locations and events where my team presents content and engages with technical and social communities. We also travel to various Veeam related training and enablement events throughout the year as well as customer and partner […] Read More

Updated – Important ESXi 6.0, 6.5 and 6.7 Patch Release – CBT Fixes and More!

Over the last few years the amount of CBT related issues has decreased significantly from VMware. I remember back in my previous roles of having to deal with multiple issues and wrote some pretty heavy posts around the topic. While those posts where not popular in some circles at the time, they certainly highlighted the […] Read More

Instant VM Recovery at 40,000 Feet… Streamed from Amazon S3!

Last week I wrote about a cool new enhancement coming in v10 of Backup & Replication¬† where we are introducing a Mount function that will enable users to import backup restore points for recovery purposes in the case of disaster. Those restore points being located on an Object Storage Repository initially backing a Capacity Tier […] Read More

v10 Enhancements – Mounting Object Storage Repository for DR

Version 10 of Veeam Backup & Replication isn’t too far away and we are currently at the end of a second private BETA for our customers and partners. There has been a fair bit of content released around v10 functionality and features from our Veeam Vanguard’s over the past couple of weeks and as we […] Read More

Important ESXi 6.0 and 6.7 Patch Release – CBT Fixes and More!

Over the last few years the amount of CBT related issues has decreased significantly from VMware. I remember back in my previous roles of having to deal with multiple issues and wrote some pretty heavy posts around the topic. While those posts where not popular in some circles at the time, they certainly highlighted the […] Read More

Released: Backup for AWS …Free for up to 10 EC2 Instances!

This week at AWS re:Invent, exciting news for a lot of us in Veeam was announced as we made available for GA Veeam Backup for AWS (Build 1.0.0.1345). Available through the AWS Marketplace the product can be deployed within five minutes and be ready to backup EC2 instances. From my point of view, apart from […] Read More

Quick Fix – Terraform Linux Remote-Exec Provisioner Errors without Exit Status

When deploying and configuring Linux as part of my Terraform plans, I have generally used a combination of script based or in-line Remote-Exec declarations to get the job done. A while back, while working on my Ansible CentOS Terraform deployment hack, I came across the following error when the executable shell script got to the […] Read More

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