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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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