Veeam Introduces Support for Proxmox VE

At the request of multiple SMB customers, much of it due to the turbulence in the virtualization industry with Broadcom's acquisition of VMware, Veeam has listened to the requests for support of additional hypervisors. Today, Veeam announced support for Proxmox VE. This will provide support to those SMB clients that are finding VMware vSphere's rising pricings unaffordable. Personally, I'm looking forward to this support as it now makes utilizing Proxmox much more of a viable…

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New Upcoming Series – Object First Ootbi

By now, most folks in the Veeam community should be aware of Object First. But if you've been living under a virtual rock, Object First that is a company that came out of secrecy mode less than two years ago at VeeamON 2022 in Las Vegas. Co-founded by the co-founders of Veeam, Object First has developed the Ootbi, or the "Out of the box immutability" immutability appliance. It's a SuperMicro server running a hardened Ubuntu…

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Service Provider Console Management Agent Access to VBR with MFA Enabled

I have a newer client that I recently deployed VBR for that is managed by our Service Provider Console.  At some point in time I stopped getting reports from VBR in the SPC.  The Management Agent was talking to the SPC, but I was getting no information from VBR.  After opening a case with support and uploading logs (kudo’s to the Veeam team for making it so easy to create cases and upload logs within…

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Veeam releases Veeam Data Platform 23H2 and Veeam Backup & Replication v12.1

Veeam this morning released the newest edition of the Veeam Data Platform, Update 23H2. Included in this release is Veeam Backup & Replication v12.1 which includes a whole host of new features including several wrapped around Cyber Resiliency which includes a new malware detection engine, proactive threat hunting, malware dashboard, and more! Also released is the newest build of the Veeam ONE v12.1 and for all of the Service Providers out there, the Veeam Service…

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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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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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Updating VBR v12 RTM (Build 1402) to GA (Build 1420)

For anyone who has deployed the RTM Build 1402 of Veeam Backup & Replication, you'll note that the GA build that went live on Feb 14th is Build 1420. However, when you attempt to upgrade, you'll get the below notification. After a bit of research, Rick Vanover noted in the v12 Upgrade Center in the Community Hub, there is a separate Day 0 patch that has to be applied and you cannot upgrade to 1420…

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Join the Veeam Backup & Replication v12 Launch Event

For those not keeping track, the long awaited release of Veeam Backup & Replication V12 is on the way with an actual launch date in sight! If you haven't been keeping up, the launch occurs on Feb 14th, and you can register for the v12 launch event at https://go.veeam.com/v12! There are a MILLION* new features in V12, many of which will be discussed during the event.. Along-side VBR v12, there are updates to the Veeam…

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