Azure AADConnect Updates Break Veeam Backups

Azure AADConnect Updates Break Veeam Backups

If you are running the Azure AADConnect software on a Hyper-V VM being backed up by Veeam be aware that recent updates to AADConnect “break” Veeam in a really weird way.  What you will see as the tipoff is Veeam…

Disaster Recovery for the smaller organization – Part 2

In Part 1 of this series I described the basics for DR for a smaller organization and that included things like running in a virtualized environment and using virtualization-aware backup tools such as Altaro or Veeam. One of the main…

Disaster Recovery for the smaller organization – Part 1

I have published many posts on backup and on virtualization, this post will bring both areas together for “the win”.  And what is the win, you may ask?  That’s simple, it is Disaster Recovery that even small businesses can afford! …

A (non) Profitable Journey–Part 2 B

Well, it would seem that the golden rule of “if you rush, it will break” has already kicked in … First, a correction:  I stated in my last post that the free edition of Veeam allows for individual fie restores,…

A (non) Profitable Journey–Part 2

As promised, this is the second post in a series of posts about work I’m doing at the Swan Lake Christmas Hill Nature Sanctuary in Victoria.  As you may recall from my first post, I said that I would document…

A quick followup on Veeam DR recoveries

We have been using Veeam with a number of our ESXi and Hyper-V customers with great success.  Frankly, backup is always a pain in the backside and Veeam makes backing up virtual environments just a little bit easier. One thing…

Veeam Backup–Project A–Fourth Update

After installing Veeam Enterprise Plus and enabling the WAN Acceleration feature the size of the backups did start to drop but not enough to overcome the limitations of the single Shaw “pipes” at either end of the installation.  My customer…

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…

Veeam Backup–Project A–Second Update

I’ve managed to get a lot farther with the backup process.  All of the issues with the second VM have been fixed and the remote backup of that VM has been successful.  Throughput for it is the same as that…