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Mike Preston

2018 Veeam Vanguard nominations are now open!

This post was originally published on this siteAs we near the end of 2017 we find ourselves doing many different things – shoring up those unfished jobs, both at work...

Replacing the Veeam Enterprise Manager REST API Self Signed Certificate

This post was originally published on this siteAutomation is a big part of my career – which is why I love products that dish out RESTful API endpoints.  Veeam does...

Veeam Backup Maintenance – Part 2 – Full Backup File Maintenance

This post was originally published on this siteIn Part 1 of our Veeam Backup Maintenance series, we took a look at how we can leverage Storage-level corruption guard to auto-heal...

Veeam Backup Maintenance- Part 1 – Storage-level Corruption Guard

This post was originally published on this siteOne of the tabs you may come across when setting up a Veeam backup job is the maintenance tab.  Now a lot of...

Friday Shorts – VMFS6, Backups, and GUIs…

This post was originally published on this siteA collection of interesting things I found on the internets….     A change to sub-blocks on VMFS-6 For the most part, when...

Understanding Veeam and ReFS block cloning

This post was originally published on this siteWith the introduction of Windows Server 2016 we saw a third iteration of the Resilient File System (ReFS) included.  Veeam was quick to...

Veeams willingness and responsiveness to change may be their biggest asset.

This post was originally published on this siteLet’s set the stage for this article, shall we? At VMworld 2017 this year I had the chance to attend Veeams’ Press Breakfast. ...

Consuming the Veeam REST API in PowerShell – Part 1 – Starting a job

This post was originally published on this siteSince the version 7 release of Veeam Backup & Replication all of the typical Enterprise Manager functionality has been exposed via an XML...

The StarWind Cloud VTL for AWS and Veeam

This post was originally published on this siteWhen companies are approaching a data protection strategy something dubbed the “3-2-1 rule” often comes up in conversation.  In its essence, the 3-2-1...

My Veeam VMCE-A Course and Exam Experience

This post was originally published on this siteFirst up a bit of a back story – as a Veeam Vanguard I was lucky enough to have received the required training...