The RPO and RTO RPO and RTO are part of the disaster recovery policy. It’s very important to understand the difference between RPO (Relative Point Objective) and RTO (Recovery Time Objective). The RPO is the maximum time we allow ourselves to lose. This time can be expressed in minutes, hours or, in the worst case, days. This is the time between the incident and the last backup. In the case of a very short RPO, several daily backups will be…
The 3-2-1-1-0 rule The availability of the IT system and the integrity of the data is an important point not to be neglected. The tape drive is therefore an essential part of the backup system.The 3-2-1-1-0 rule is a good practice that should be followed. This involves 3 : Keep three copies of the data. One copy concerns the “primary” data, the other two are two backups. This prevents data loss in the event of a location malfunction or data…
Backup configuration Veeam v12 is now officaliy available. We can see on this post the upgrade of the version of Veeam v11 to v12) and the upgrade of the database (SQL to PostGreSQL). The upgrade has performed on the same server. If you have installed Veeam Backup Enterprise Manager, you need to upgrade it before.
Add Tape Server on Linux server You can with Veeam Backup & Replication v12, install Tape Server on Linux server. From the Veeam Backup & Replication console, open Tape Infrastructure, click on Tape Infrastructure then on Add Tape Server.
Wasabi is a cloud storage service. It can be used as primary storage with Veeam for backup OnPrem or Cloud workloads. It can also be used as secondary storage (backup, archiving, etc.). This solution offers a system availability of 99.99%. Architecture of Wasabi Wasabi is composed of a scalable and distributed architecture with no single point of failure. The Wasabi service is composed by servers, hard drives and network device. For reasons of compliance with certain constraints, it may be…
What new in Veeam v12 Hardened Repository is now an important security for the backup chain. Cryptolocker try frequently to encrypt the backup file. A lot of new features is present in the Veeam v12. Compatibility with Hardened Repository Before the v12, you can use Hardened Repository for :
Backup directly to cloud storage Since Veeam v12, it is possible to backup resources and then store the backup chain in a cloud storage. From the Veeam console, click on Backup Infrastructure then on Add repositories.
Install Veeam v12 A lot of new feature is available with Veeam Backup & Replication. We will see in future posts these different features. Let’s see today how to install Veeam v12 using a PostGre SQL database and enable Double-factor authentification. Launch Veeam Backup & Replication 12 install wizard then click on Veeam Backup & Replication Install.
The Hardened backup repository is a backup repository who contain an option for immutability. This feature permit to protect data against data loss due to malware. Indeed, deletion of data is temporarily prohibiting. Note that only Linux backup repository provices the immutability option. Job type supported The immutability option can be enable only for this job :
Linux Agent You can use Linux agent for backup and protect linux physical server. After that deployed Veeam Linux agent, the Following components are deployed :
Create recovery image For restore completely your computer you need create recovery image (CD/DVD/removable device). On the Veeam console, click on Inventory tab. Select the server group that contains the server to be restored. Select de server and click on Recovery Media on the rubban.
Solution architecture Veeam Agent for Windows permit to backup Windows physical server or computer. You can install agent on :
Unfortunately, it can happen that you have to restore one or more Active Directory domain controllers. In this case, we will see the different possibilities.
cloud connect for enterprise allows companies to have an off-site backup and delivery solution. This allows you to have all backups from different sites to a single location (a private or public datacenter).
The Backup Copy feature allows you to create multiple instances of the same backup file. This file is then copied to a second location (fairly regularly off-site). Since the file on the secondary location has the same format as the primary backup, it is possible to restore from the secondary site directly. This solution is very useful in the event of a disaster at the primary site. The Following types of backup has supported
Veeam PN for Azure This solution is a free solution at Veeam. I use Veeam PN for more security but it is not mandatory to restore VMs in Azure.It brings new features to the Veeam solution by allowing restoration in Azure or creation of a VPN connection. It can be used for the following purposes : Create site-to-site VPN betweeen company office and Microsoft Azure to connect VM restored in Azure Create point-to-site VPN between remote computers and Microsoft Azure…
Veeam solutions offer a wide range of services to ensure high availability on virtual or physical infrastructures. With version 10, Veeam now enables NAS backup. Add file share to Veeam From the Veeam console, click on Inventory tab and select File Share. Click on Add File Share.
Backup Teams Teams is a great tool for exchanging documents, Tchat, collaborating on the same project, … It is therefore important to save all these exchanges (tchat, file, …). Veeam Backup for Office 365 permit to backup and restore Office 365 object (Exchange, Sharepoint, Onedrive).
In production, ha can be interesting to test patch management, migration of the server, etc. You can use Veeam Backup & Replication for create isolated virtual environment. This environment is created with backup of Veeam, VM replicas or VMs from storage snapshot.
How you can Backup SQL with Veeam Veeam Backup permit to backup SQL Server. It’s possible to configure backup job for create image-level VM backups. This backup also permits copy database transaction logs. VM State captured. It’s possible to recover SQL Server with restore point and transaction logs. When backup job is configured, you must specify Advanced settings :
Veeam Backup & Replication permit to backup and restore virtual infrastructure and physical Linux or Windows Server. Nevertheless, Veeam has a wide range of features in addition to backup and restore. When replicating a VM, vSphere creates a snapshot. This snapshot is considered a copy of the VM at a given point in time, she will then be used for replication.
Connecting VMware vSphere Servers You can collect data of VMware vSphere infrastructure with Veeam ONE. Vcenter is not mandatory, you can connect Standalone ESi host.
Support for Azure NFS 4.1 is provided by Azure Backup & Replication. Since version 10, it is possible to perform NFS share backup in Azure. To do this, Veeam uses the login credentials of the Azure storage account to access NFS shares.
Restore file or folder Veeam Backup permit to backup Virtual machine or sysical machine. You can restore folder or file with Veeam Self-Service File Restore Portal. Limitations Self-Service File Restore Portal is supported only in the Veeam Backup & Replication Enterprise Plus Edition. This functionnality is available only for Windows machines. The restoration from storage snapshots is not supported by Veeam Backup Enterprise Manager. You need use an account member of local administrator on the local machine.
What is Enterprise Manager 10 Veeam Backup & Replication is a component that enables reporting and management of Veeam Backup & Replication. With Enterprise Manager you can manage a multiple Veeam Backup & Replication from one platform :
Install the Cumulative Patch 2 Before install Cumulative Patch 2 on the Veeam Backup server, you need download the hotfixe. You can use this link
With Veeam backup for Microsoft Azure you will be able to protect the Microsoft Azure Environments. You can backup your virtual machine and store this backup in Microsoft Azure Storage Account. After saving your resources you will be able to Restore the Azure Virtual Machine Restore the virtual disk of the virtual machine Restore guest OS file and folders of the Azure Virtual Machine