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Hi Experts

we have EMC networker and we have EMC data domain DD2500

this type of solaution cost us alot every year for license and support and hardware for data domain

now we are searching for a cheap solaution as a replacment for our data domain

for Newrker we are thining to bug Veeam

but now my quastion only about data domain

i want to ask if i can buy server with huge amount of local HDD disks with raid controller  and 1000 ethernet interfaces

and configure it as NAS server and then we can backup to disk VIA NAS

and here we miss the dedaplication software

any idea about have cheap good solaution to backup to disk

kindaly advice
Veeam Task Manager for Hyper-V
Veeam Task Manager for Hyper-V

Task Manager for Hyper-V provides critical information that allows you to monitor Hyper-V performance by displaying real-time views of CPU and memory at the individual VM-level, so you can quickly identify which VMs are using host resources.

Hi all,

We have a one-off backup of an Exchange 2010 server from around 40 days ago.

I have it running in a Veeam SureBackup vlab environment and need to retrieve some Message Tracking logs from it.  The server is configured to keep 30 days of logs.

I am finding that when I try and look at the message tracking logs they are empty.

I have a feeling that it may have something to do with either log truncation or the time on the VM purging the logs (the time/date on the VM updates to the current live time, even though it is a VM from 40 days ago).

Interestingly, if I use Veeam explorer to browse the vbk, the folder which contains the "Message Tracking Logs" doesn't exist, suggesting that it is probably nothing to do with the time.

Any ideas what is happening here?  And how can I access the logs?
Hey guys. I need some help for... a friend. (It's a Monday. Please don't ask)

2 Domain controllers running Server 2012 Datacenter
Veeam BR 9 on Server 2012 Datacenter

Leadup to issue
DHCP scope was acting funny... a few tinkerings later and the entire service was hosed. A restore of that DC on Veeam and now the entire sync between both DCs was not working, even after attempts to get them synced (dcdiag, repadmin, etc.).

A restore of both DCs to the same backup time should work, right? NO. Veeam restores DCs into non-authoritative mode...

Current situation:
DC1 is restored from Friday night's backup but shut down for now. Attempts to log in with DSRM password failed. (Just great, right?)

DC2 is running and serving DNS, AD, etc. but it fails dcdiag tests:
-time server advertising
-Replication attempts (obv.)
- etc (too many to list)

Before my uhhh... friend breaks anything else, just throw me in the right direction. He's a little out of sorts and just needs to be reminded what to do at this point.
I would tell him to do a non-authoritative restore of DC1 and let DC2 be "the boss", but both servers were restored from Veeam in non-authoritative mode and the DSRM password isn't working. Attempts on DC2 to change the password failed. Yaaay!
we tried doing VM datacenter migration from one source to another of one of 140 GB machine using Veeam 8 and it gave errors below.

13/08/2017 10:46:13 AM :: Copying VM files Error: Client error: Failed to open VDDK disk [[DCHD] PMServer/PMServer.vmdk] ( is read-only mode - [false] )
Failed to open VMDK.
Logon attempt with parameters [VC/ESX: [];Port: 902;Login: [****];VMX Spec: [moref=25];Snapshot mor: [25-snapshot-1];Transports: [nbd];Read Only: [false]] failed because of the following errors:
Failed to replicate content of the disk [vddk://<vddkConnSpec><viConn name="" authdPort="902" vicPort="443" /><vmxPath vmRef="24" datacenterRef="h

13/08/2017 11:30:48 AM :: Failed to process VM 'PMServer' at 2017-08-13T113048 Error: Client error: Failed to open VDDK disk [[DCHD] PMServer/PMServer.vmdk] ( is read-only mode - [false] )
Failed to open VMDK.
Logon attempt with parameters [VC/ESX: [];Port: 902;Login: [****];VMX Spec: [moref=25];Snapshot mor: [25-snapshot-1];Transports: [nbd];Read Only: [false]] failed because of the following errors:
Failed to replicate content of the disk [vddk://<vddkConnSpec><viConn name="" authdPort="902" vicPort="443" />
Hi All, i have attempted to ask Synology themselves but can't seem to get a decent answer. All they tell me is that Veeam is compatible with the Synology NAS

In the process of installing a Synology DS916+ NAS onto a network to be used as a Backup Repository for Veeam B&R

Now, Synology claims that the NAS has Encryption that would protect files from say Ransomware.

My questions are these:

1) If is use Veeam B&R to backup my VM's to the NAS, does the Veeam Backup create multiple copies of these backups so i can restore from a particular date and time? Multiple restore points?

2) Are these backup files encrypted and hopefully protected from Ransomware attacks?

Synology talks about the Hyper Backup facility that come with the device and this seems to have recovery points which i would assume are encrypted, but how does this work in terms of Veeam backing up to the NAS and would i have the same benefits of recovery points and backup encryption

Thanks everyone

We are looking for the best strategy for backing up a Domino 9 server. We have done a little research and it appears that Domino 9 is not VSS aware so our concern is that we will have trouble backing up the live database. We would like to use a tool like Veeam or StorageCraft so that we can capture the whole image of the server as well as the files and database. For most applications this has never been an issue, but now that we are tasked with backing up Domino we're a little stuck. We opened a case with IBM's Domino support and the tech basically told me to copy the contents of the data drive to a safe folder elsewhere. Wow. Could we get some guidance here?  Thanks!

Could you advise the backup method used to take the backup of physical Windows machines using Veeam backup.

I understand, we need to install Veeam Agent for Microsoft Windows to the machines, but what back method can we use? can we setup a incremental, synthetic backup using veeam or just a copy backup using Veeam agent.


Does Veeam backup support storage virtual machine (svm) backup? We have file shares (13 TB, via both NFS and CIFS) configured via svm in Netapp 8020 storage and can access from servers/clients using UNC path.

I have found the article "" which says in Veeam B&R 9 we can select the file share UNC paths as source and do a file copy job. But this doesn't support incremental and full backup methods and we need to take a 13 TB copy backup daily. Is there any improvements in Veeam 9.5.

Could someone advise a more feasible solution to this.

I had this question after viewing Exchange 2013 DAG: Add-MailboxDatabaseCopy and the Database Activation Preference confusion ?.


I'd like to know, what happens if the passive copy drive or the secondary database copy drive is full (0 bytes free)?
Would there be any outage or database dismount if the destination secondary drive is full?
What about the database transaction logs truncation on the passive copy, does it gets truncated when I run the Exchange backup (using Veeam software which is VSS aware)

AD Site:Default-First-Site-Name
PRODMAIL20-VM [Mailbox & CAS]
C:\ OS - 200 GB
D:\ PRODMAIL20-VM-DB01 - PRIMARY [DB & Logs] 999 GB
E:\ PRODMAIL20-VM-DB02 - PRIMARY [DB & Logs] 999 GB

AD Site: Head Office
PRODMAIL30-VM [Mailbox & CAS]
C:\ OS - 200 GB
F:\ PRODMAIL30-VM-DB01 - PRIMARY [DB & Logs] 999 GB
G:\ PRODMAIL30-VM-DB02 - PRIMARY [DB & Logs] 999 GB

Because I need to conserve the disk space.

Hi Team,

Could you please advise if we can use Veeam one to monitor services/applications running inside a Windows VM. Also whether it helps to monitor DHCP, DNS, Exchange, IIS, sharepoint, SQL etc.

I understand, it mainly helps to monitor Hypervisors and Veeam backup. I cannot find a datasheet which gives info about OS level monitoring.

Thanks in advance.
Get free NFR key for Veeam Availability Suite 9.5
Get free NFR key for Veeam Availability Suite 9.5

Veeam is happy to provide a free NFR license (1 year, 2 sockets) to all certified IT Pros. The license allows for the non-production use of Veeam Availability Suite v9.5 in your home lab, without any feature limitations. It works for both VMware and Hyper-V environments

I have a Veeam setup - 2 HV hosts, backing up 8 machines via Veeam.    That is all working fine.

For a special project we are bring in an 8TB NAS drive (QNAP) that will be added to the domain and users will access the files. (current plan is they will access the NAS directly via domain auth)

What is the best way for me to backup that data to the existing Veeam infrastructure?
I have veeam standard running in one location wich produces monthly backups. Instead of transporting the backup device backwards & forwards I want to be able to use Veeam backup copy.
I have installed a trial of VEEAM enterprise on a server in my office
setup WAN accelerators for local &the remote office (running standard)
I can import backups from the remote repository into the enterprise version
But I cannot get a backup copy job to run...
if I select the virtual machine from the infrastructure - all I get is no restore points. I have left it running continuously  & with the monthly backup finishing it still said no restore points
Enterprise does not pickup the VM from the imported backups
There is no local backup job to import it from as the backups are run on the standard version in the remote office.

All I want to do is copy the monthly backup from one office to another using the WAN accelerators as we have very constrained bandwidth in one location
We have an inactive Datastore on our Esx after a Instant-VM-Restore. How do we clean this up?

VeeamBackup_ServerName (Inactive)
This is using the Veeam agent for Linux for my CentOS and Redhat machines. I downloaded this agent - veeam-release-el6-1.0-1.x86_64.rpm from Veeam website. The setup is completed successfully on both machines. Initially, a dkms was failed with fail depencies. However, after the new dkms (ver 2.3.x) was downloaded and installed, setup completed without problem for both machines.

After that, I configured the scheduled job. My redhat machine can complete the job successfully. But not CentOS (v6.4), the backup straightway stopped with the error message as attached. Does this has to be related to the file system? What is the main reason why the backup failed in my CentOS system?

Thanks in advance.
Two Windows 10 64-bit OS computers are unable to backup to a QNAP TS-451 NAS while these laptops are connected to the Wi-Fi while running the free version of Veeam v.2 (see the screenshot).

However, these same two laptops are able to backup just fine while their Wi-Fi is disabled and they are plugged in with Ethernet cables on the same network.

What can be done to fix this issue so that these two laptops will be able to backup to the NAS while connected to the Wi-Fi and without being plugged in with network cables?

Hi EE,

I have a problem with one of my servers not replicating to an OFF-SITE location. I am able to replicate ON-SITE to the same host without a problem or even to another host in the same environment. Replicating via VPN to our data center give me the following error

"processing configuration Error: The operation is not allowed in the current state."

I would like to add that I am able to replicate a different server from a different location to this same host without any problems via VPN.

On a Windows 10 computer where I have just installed the free Veeam backup program and have set the program to backup to a local NAS I receive the error message "Skipping scheduled backup because battery level is too low" even though the laptop is fully charged and is plugged into power.

What can be done to fix this issue so I can backup the laptop?

Hi All, i am consider the new Veeam Backup & Replication 9.5 package at a site with two Host servers.

I have a pretty simple question that i cant seem to get an answer for, the Failover procedure is pretty straight forward and easy if i need to take the Source VM offline or its corrupted, my question is this, how do i get the Replicated Target Host VM online in the event hardware failure on the Source Host where Veeam is installed, if the Target Host has failed and i have no access to the Veeam console, how do i get the Replica VM online on the Target Host

I am sure there must be a simple solution, just cant seem to find anything

Thanks in advance
I did a Veeam Exchange restore and exported the three pst files to the desktop.  I then copied the files to my computer so that I could open them in Outlook 2016.  Unfortunately I get an error message saying "File access is denied. You do not have the permission required to access the file Blah Blah.pst".  

I edited the files and added full permissions for myself and even the "Everyone" group but still get the same message, any ideas please?
Free Backup Tool for VMware and Hyper-V
Free Backup Tool for VMware and Hyper-V

Restore full virtual machine or individual guest files from 19 common file systems directly from the backup file. Schedule VM backups with PowerShell scripts. Set desired time, lean back and let the script to notify you via email upon completion.  


can we back up vm through veeam ? and
can we monitor vm through veeam ?

do we have both monitor and back up tools from veeam?
i have a veeam Job which backup 6 vms(jobname= job1). Sudenly this Job not working any more , after that i cloned this Job (jobname= job1.clone) and work good at the Moment.
but still exist on the NAS storage , .vbk and vbr files. they are prox :900 gb .of Course i would like to use this space for job1.clone Job.

i changed restore Point under job1 and deleted part of vbk,and vrb. But still there is data which i cant delete manually.

Please help to delete These old files.

Thanks in advance
Veeam Backup and Replication version 9.5
Windows Server 2008 R2
Server is a domain controller
Backup completes either "successfully" or with a warning (mentioned in Question Title), however only 9GB out of 32GB are transferring
Have tried with "Guest Quiescience", "Guest File System Indexing" and "Application Aware Processing" both enabled and disabled as suggested in forums
No errors in event log
Hi Experts
I use Veeam 8.0 Free only Tape function and MS SQL express installed on the Windows 2012 R2 Server.
today i got error, related  SQL Server max 10Gb place.

is there a way i can solve this Problem.I reduced sometape Job which are not need any more.But not help.

error:SQL server is not available.
Could not allocate a new page for database 'VeeamBackup' because of insufficient disk space in filegroup 'PRIMARY'.
 Create the necessary space by dropping objects in the filegroup, adding additional files to the filegroup, or setting autogrowth on for existing files in the filegroup.
The statement has been terminated.
Hi experts,

I would say my technical level as far as servers is about a 5 to 6 out of 10. The IT person setting up the server would be a 12. He makes sure I have good quality hardware and software, but he also doesn't always recommend the most expensive. For this reason, he has no issues using WSB, but I don't want something that bare bones, no matter how well it works. Plus, I am more willing to spend money. As a physician, I see myself working another seven years (which I know is bordering on too long for the server -- I guess I am misguided by the fact my Dell Edge 2900 lasted that long).

Just to give my setup, I am setting up a Dell T430 server with Windows Server Standard 2016 as the host, with two VM guests. One will run my SQL databases and the other will contains Essentials for Active Directory and will be the DC. I have only eight clients all Lenovos running Win 7 Pro. They are all identical. Modem is Arris by Spectrum with 70 down and 6 up. pfSense router (awesome, but I am glad he set it up) and a Cisco 26 port switch. I know this is more info than you need. My old server (Dell Edge 2900) will temporarily be the fax server, but it can be converted to something else -- maybe a replication machine? I can also get Azure for the cloud much cheaper than AWS.

So, now to my question. And, these are frustrating I know, because it is more about opinion. I generally end up splitting the points as there is no right or wrong answer. But, I am trying to decide among …
I have an Event Log question about vCenter 5.5.0.

I have a number of events in the middle of the night or either a user root@IPAddress or VSPHERE.LOCAL\administrator@IPAddress logged in and logged out as "Mozilla/4.0 (compatible; MSIE 6.0; MS Web Services Client Protocol.

The IP address referenced is a vm backup/monitoring server with Veeam Backup.

What I'm confused about is why it says "Mozilla/4.0". There's nothing connecting via Firefox, is this some other Mozilla process built in that I'm not aware of?






Veeam® has pioneered a new market of Availability for the Always-On Enterprise™ by helping organizations meet recovery time and point objectives (RTPO™) of less than 15 minutes for all applications and data. Veeam develops backup, disaster recovery and virtualization management software for VMware and Hyper-V virtual environments. The company focuses on products that help with virtualized workloads, reduce downtime, and ensure the system Availability required by service-level agreements.