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Veeam Backup for Microsoft Office 365 RESTful API: Creating your infrastructure

Veeam Backup for Microsoft Office 365 RESTful API: Creating your infrastructure

In part 1, I explained the basics on how to work with the RESTful API from getting familiar with REST as well as performing our first login and get some basic information. Now you’re used to this and saw how to get information out, we will start with the next step: creating and increasing your VBO infrastructure. You will learn how to: Create a new proxy Create a new repository Add an organization Create backup jobs for the organization assigned…

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Auto-unmount Veeam vPower NFS datastore

Auto-unmount Veeam vPower NFS datastore

When doing an Instant VM recovery or a Linux FLR recovery using Veeam Backup & Replication it will create a NFS share within a VMware infrastructure which allows it to power on VM’s directly from a backup file. However when the restore is done the NFS share remains in the infrastructure. This is done to speed up future recoveries. I received the question if there was a way to auto-unmount the datastore once a restore was done. This is currently…

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Book review: Learning Veeam Backup and Replication for VMware vSphere

Book review: Learning Veeam Backup and Replication for VMware vSphere

Christian Mohn wrote a book which will help you get started with Veeam Backup & Replication v7. The book is about 110 pages and contains 5 chapters. Introduction to Veeam Backup & Replication v7 for VMware Configuring Backups Restoring Data Replicating Virtual Machines Other Feature Introduction to Veeam Backup & Replication v7 for VMware This chapter explains the different compononents within a Veeam Backup & Replication infrastructure. It also takes a look on some common backup strategies and terms which…

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2014 vExperts Announced!

2014 vExperts Announced!

Fresh from the press! The vExpert 2014 results are in. Corey Romero made a new VMTN blog post announcing the vExperts for 2014. I am honoured to be on the list again this year. This is a great community full with experts and VMware fanatics. Each in their own way, either they work for VMware or they evangelize it. This year there are 754 vExperts who made the list this year. Also something cool to know is that we have…

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RVTools 3.6 released

RVTools 3.6 released

What is RVTools? RVTools is a windows .NET 2.0 application which uses the VI SDK to display information about your virtual machines and ESX hosts. Interacting with vCenter 2.5, ESX(i) Server 3.x, ESX(i) Server 4.x, vCenter 4.x, ESXi Server 5.x and vCenter 5.x. RVTools is able to list information about VMs, CPU, Memory, Disks, Partitions, Network, Floppy drives, CD drives, Snapshots, VMware tools, Resource pools, ESX hosts, HBAs, Nics, Switches, Ports, Distributed Switches, Distributed Ports, Service consoles, VM Kernels, Datastores…

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