Installing Veeam Backup and Replication

In this post we will be installing the Backup and Replication server components. This is a fairly straight forward installation with very minimal setup steps after installation to get started using it. Of course there are many advanced setup scenarios Continue reading Installing Veeam Backup and Replication

Veeam Backup and Replication to Nexenta NFS

In my testing so far I have decided to throw this together as a valid scenario which could be a good solution, but obviously open to additional feedback and testing. And I know I am not the first to do Continue reading Veeam Backup and Replication to Nexenta NFS

Nested Virtualized Datacenters (VDC) using metro stretched cluster

I am currently working on building a 2 datacenter scenario all running under VMware workstation 9. This will include a four node HP P4000 VSA multi-site cluster, four ESXi5 hosts, vCenter, and two PFsense firewalls using openvpn to connect both Continue reading Nested Virtualized Datacenters (VDC) using metro stretched cluster

Support | HOWTO: How to export and import PlateSpin Migrate/Protect/Forge database

If you are using Platespin Protect for a disaster recovery solution for your datacenter you need to know how to do this. After attempting to upgrade to the latest 10.2 version which supports vSphere5 I have personally lost my protected Continue reading Support | HOWTO: How to export and import PlateSpin Migrate/Protect/Forge database