Veeam Backup–Project A–Third Update

I’ve had this remote backup in place now for about a month and a half and the results have definitely been “mixed”.  In fact, I have shutdown the remote backup at this point pending moving the customer to a trial…

Sonicwall site-to-site VPN — the “easy” way

Site-to-site VPN connections are very easy to create between Sonicwall devices, almost ridiculously easy.  Here’s how to do it. Sonicwall let’s you set up site-to-site VPN’s in a number of ways.  I find the easiest and fastest way is to…

Sonicwall “Zones” and “Portshield Groups”

I was running a Sonicwall lunch and learn with Jeremy and Louis yesterday and it became pretty clear that there was a lot of confusion about zones and Portshield groups.  I figured if they were confused there is a pretty…

Migrating from one Sonicwall to another

Sonicwall likes to point out that their O/S – SonicOS – runs on all of their gear from the lowly (but good!) TZ105 to the mighty SuperMassive series.  While that may be true is does not immediately follow that settings…

Clear old data from BackupExec media and catalogues

Backup Exec is supposed to clear (prune) expired data on a regular basis but the process can mess up more often than not.  The end result is you can run out of space on your media even though your jobs…