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To add you VCC cloud repository, it just takes a few simple steps.   Open your Veeam B&R console, navigate to “Backup Infrastructure”     Under “Service providers” click “Add Service Provider”   Enter the following DNS name “vcc.cloudmonkey.co.uk” and leave the port as 6180.   Select “Allow this Veeam Backup & Replication to be managed by the service provider” in order for you to use the VCC Portal to …

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 Veeam VCC steps to create and ship seed data: 1. Create a new, auxiliary, backup copy job. Add VMs whose restore points you want to copy to the auxiliary backup copy job. Target the auxiliary backup copy job to some backup repository on the source side that is not the source backup repository location in the GUI. You are unable to target ‘Backup Repository’ for both Backup and Backup Copy …

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Does exactly what it says on the post… You can use the following tools that come with the Veeam B&R installation to restore VMs, only works with the full VBK backup files. But certainly a trouser saver if you need to restore your Veeam (or any other) server without the main Veeam server. Under the following path on the B&R server: C:\Program Files\Veeam\Backup and Replication\Backup\ You will find the following: …

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Create Data Domain DD Boost storage unit: Open the Data Domain system manager and navigate to Data Management/DD Boost/Storage Units and click Add. In the wizard, a user is selected for the DD Boost Storage Unit. In this example, the DD Boost Storage Unit is called repo-sample and the user is service.ho.veeam (existing user on DD has credentials stored).   To create a Data Domain Boost-enabled backup repository, navigate to …

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Hyper-V VSS Backup Errors If you run into these, on backups with Hyper-V. Some initial quick checks to resolve the issue: On the virtual machine: Run the following Power Shell command “vssadmin list writers” and see if any have errors or have timed out, then “net stop” and “net start” each writer with an issue. Note, some have cryptic service names such as “System Writer” see this handy table. Then …

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IIS7 SSL error “A specified logon session…” Whilst installing Veeam B&R Enterprise v9 recently, we had an odd error on install whilst trying to use one of our 3rd party certs ( happily already in use on the Gateway ) with just an error of “Invalid Certificate” so to get the install going, we went with a self signed cert and tackle that SSL issue in IIS. Once installed, hopped …

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Tips for Installing Veeam Backup v9 One of our clients has their own Veeam backup appliance due to PCI constraints, it had been merrily running v7 for about two years with no issues. But a recent update to the vCenter appliance (vCSA 5.5 u3) cause the backups to fail. Initially it just looked like logon issues, but after some digging an upgrade to v9 was deemed the best approach. We …

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