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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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Install ManageIQ for vCenter 5.5 environments Download and deploy OVF, use the console to configure static IP * Took a few minutes before VM was ready post login prompt for the “appliance_console” menu to work, even on SSD backed storage. Defult user is “root/admin” passwd: “smartvm” http://staticip/ SSL If you want to replace the SSL, just replace “server.cer” and “server.cer.key” in: /var/www/miq/vmdb/certs (Make sure you bundle the server.cer with root …

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