VeeamON Resiliency Summit – Embrace Cyber Resiliency – Oct 24/25, 2023

In case you haven't seen all of the banners around the interwebs, Veeam is prepping for the VeeamON Resiliency Summit. This event is in just a few days on October 24th (25th for APJ). This is the evolution of the VeeamON Tour, that is, the mid-year update from VeeamON. In a few short days the Veeam team will be providing unveiling new information about the Veeam Data Platform 23H2, including but not limited to Veeam…

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Patch P20231015 for Veeam Backup for Microsoft 365 v7 Released

A few days ago, I found an email in my my mailbox stating the below. Dear Partner, We are pleased to announce that the new patch P20231005 for Veeam® Backup for Microsoft 365 v7 is now available for download. For partners using modern app‑only authentication, this build brings back the support for backup and restore of public folders and discovery search mailboxes, as well as identification of a shared mailbox user. (emphasis added) Along with that, the patch delivers a set of bug fixes and resolves the memory leak issue observed in the earlier build relating to the use of the Exchange Online PowerShell…

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“Failed to create Azure Active Directory application” when setting up VB365 Restore Portal

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​ Found a perplexing issue when I was setting up VB365 the other day.  I was attempting to set up the Restore Portal in my multitenant environment using Jorge’s guide (for v6 mind you, but close enough) but when I was attempting to enable the Azure AD application, I was receiving a pretty non-descript error. Veeam Error:  “Failed to create Azure Active Directory application.” A bit of googling didn’t turn up much.  After a lot of…

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Veeam Legends – A Year in Review

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Late last night I received a welcome email congratulating me on my renewal for the second half of 2023 as a member of the Veeam Legends and Veeam 100 program. This means that I'm rounding out my first full year as a Legend, so I thought it appropriate to provide a quick(ish) recap of just what the past year has entailed, as well as what what it coming up for the Veeam 100 members as well as how you can work to join this fantastic community.

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A Sysadmin Story: The cost of not updating your systems when advised, and when lives are at stake!

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Long, long ago (okay, it was 2020) in a galaxy far, far away (otherwise known as a small rural community in centralish Nebraska), there resides a community hospital who shall rename nameless.  We, an eastern Nebraska-based MSP, sourced this new client and it’s looking like the beginning of a fabulous relationship.

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Service Providers – Where to Find Veeam Backup for Microsoft 365 Licenses Consumed per Organization Tenant

​ The Task at Hand, or the problem to solve NOTE: This post was updated at the end on 07 July 2023 to include additional information on where the license consumption is available. As a service provider that is actively growing our BaaS offering, one major source or growth is Veeam Backup for Microsoft 365. Obviously, you need to protect your Microsoft 365 data, and if you are a Microsoft 365 user but aren't backing…

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Veeam is inviting 150 women to participate in VMCE training and achieve certification for FREE!

Two weeks ago at VeeamON 2023, Veeam announced that as part of their program to create more diversity in the IT industry, they are inviting up to 150 women to get Veeam certified. The VMCE certification is a great program that dives into the nuts and bolts of Veeam Backup & Replication. The current version now taught is for VBR v12. If you or someone you know is interested in becoming a VMCE, fill out…

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Veeam Service Provider Console v7 Patch Released

For those service providers out there, Veeam has released a cumulative patch for the Veeam Service Provider Console. There are various features and bug fixed in place. Enhancements include: Enhanced VCSP Pulse Integration Veeam Backup for Microsoft 365 Enhancements Companies Health State World Map Widget Enhancements REST API Enhancements You can view the full list here.

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