Veeam Endpoint Backup: BitLocker support

Veeam Modern Data Center
September 25, 2015

Veeam Endpoint Backup: BitLocker support Today, more and more devices have BitLocker encryption enabled by default. For instance, every Microsoft Surface tablet has an operating system volume protected by BitLocker out of the box. For this very reason, we decided that that Veeam Endpoint Backup FREE should fully support BitLocker encrypted volumes. Protecting data In most cases, you won’t even notice that the volumes are BitLocker is enabled and Veeam Endpoint…

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Recovery media in depth – Bare Metal Recovery process

Veeam Modern Data Center
September 20, 2015

Recovery media in depth – Bare Metal Recovery process In previous posts we talked about recovery methods that can be used with Veeam Endpoint Backup. While discussing volume recovery we mentioned a few limitations and how these limitations can be avoided via Veeam Recovery Media. Let’s take a closer look at the Veeam Recovery Media and how to start the Bare Metal Recovery process You need the recovery media To start…

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Recovery possibilities in depth: Volume recovery

Veeam Modern Data Center
September 19, 2015

Recovery possibilities in depth: Volume recovery In our previous post we discussed file-level recoveries. Besides recovering individual files, you also have the ability to recover entire volumes. Note that this only works when you have chosen the Entire PC or the Volume Level Backup methods. When you perform volume-level recovery, Veeam Endpoint Backup FREE restores the entire content of the volume. Again you have three possibilities (actually four but I’ll come back to…

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Recovery possibilities in depth: File level recovery

Veeam Modern Data Center
September 18, 2015

Recovery possibilities in depth: File level recovery It probably has been said ten million times before but it’s worth saying again… Backup always leads to recovery and recovery should be easy. In previous posts we looked at the integration of Veeam Backup & Replication withVeeam Endpoint Backup FREE and already gave you some recovery options that you get with the integration. Today we are going to review the recovery options available for any…

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Veeam Endpoint Backup Free Architecture & Requirements

Veeam Modern Data Center
September 11, 2015

Veeam Endpoint Backup Free Architecture & Requirements Most of you know our Veeam Availability Suite solution and how that suite works. Others might be more familiar with the Veeam Management Pack for System Center. With the release of Veeam Endpoint Backup FREE there is a complete new solution in the Veeam family. In a new series of posts, I am going to highlight a few items of this solution, starting with the architecture today. Veeam…

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Veeam Availability on Cisco UCS

Veeam Availability on Cisco UCS
September 10, 2015

Veeam Availability on Cisco UCS More @ Veeam Over the last few months, I have become intimately familiar with the UCS C3160 server. (See Figure 1.) This high-density rack server has 62 drive bays, holds 60 large form factor (3.5”) hard disk drives and has room for two SSDs. Dual Intel Xeon processors, up to 512 GB of RAM and all of that storage in a 4RU form factor — WHAT’S…

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Recovering the Active Directory Domain Services – Best practices for AD administration. Part 3

AD
September 4, 2015

Recovering the Active Directory Domain Services – Best practices for AD administration. Part 3   From: Official Blog – Veeam Software   Introduction This blogpost is the third in a three-part series on AD (Active Directory) administration best practices. Have you ever had the horrible realization that you just deleted the wrong computer account from the domain? Or have you ever reset a service-account password for a mission-critical application and…

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Read-Only Domain Controller (RODC) – Best Practices for AD Administration. Part 2

AD
September 4, 2015

Read-Only Domain Controller (RODC) – Best Practices for AD Administration. Part 2 From: Official Blog – Veeam Software Introduction In Part 1, Protecting the Active Directory Domain Services – Best Practices for AD administration, I focused on protection steps to protect your domain service locally. Unfortunately, most environments have multiple locations, otherwise known as ROBOs (Remote Office Branch Offices). Examples include remote, colocation and cloud data centers, retail stores, satellite offices,…

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New release: Veeam FastSCP for Microsoft Azure, our free gift to the IT community

veeam fastscp2
September 3, 2015

New release: Veeam FastSCP for Microsoft Azure, our free gift to the IT community From: Official Blog – Veeam Software Veeam® recently announced the Veeam® FastSCP™ for Microsoft Azure beta at Microsoft Ignite. This new release is a standalone tool that lets you copy your files securely onsite to Microsoft Azure VMs (virtual machines) and from Microsoft Azure VMs to your on-site location. Hybrid cloud models are becoming more and more important and…

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Best Practices for AD administration: Part 1 – Protecting the Active Directory Domain Services

AD
September 3, 2015

Best Practices for AD administration: Part 1 – Protecting the Active Directory Domain Services From: Official Blog – Veeam Software   Introduction Every component of the Modern Data Center requires authentication of some form or fashion.  Microsoft’s Active Directory Services contains information about individual objects within the forest and stores the necessary information in a relational database (ntds.dit). Domain Controllers are the heads of the infrastructure that controls access to resources through…

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