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Veeam Agent for Windows Automated Deployment

The process of installing the Veeam Agent for Windows isn't especially time-consuming, but what if you need to install on multiple machines? Using the Veeam.Agent.Configurator.exe tool provided in the Veeam Agent install it's easy to cut out most of the time required to setup. The Veeam.Agent.Configurator tool allows for exporting and importing a configuration.xml file. The XML file will automatically apply the exported settings to a new install. In order to export a config to…
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Veeam Hyper-V Error 32274 & Log on as a Service Right

Recently, we ran into a case where Veeam backups for Hyper-V VMs would fail after about a day with the Error code: ‘32774’ failing to create VM recovery snapshot. Restarting the Hyper-V VM would resolve the issue temporarily, but inevitably would start to fail again. In a situation where a Hyper-V VM is failing to create a snapshot a good way to determine if Veeam or the Hyper-V is an issue is to attempt a…
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Veeam Monitoring and Notifications for MSPs

You realize how cumbersome it is to monitor your onsite end-client Veeam backups if you are a managed service provider (MSP) with several clients. Many times the method is to receive emails from the on-premises Veeam backup server which results in having to sift through numerous emails to determine if there are any issues to address with clients. The more clients you have, the more emails, the worse the management headache! Even when using supplied…
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Utility Versus Fully Managed Cloud Backup and Disaster Recovery

Cloud Backup and Disaster Recovery are often neglected by organizations until it is too late, and a disaster has drastically impacted their bottom line. Many companies go with the cheaper alternative of a utility service provider when they should be utilizing a fully managed cloud service provider. From the one-person office to the largest enterprise and anywhere in between, every company has information that needs to be managed, backed-up, and stored. In reality, too many…
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Enabling Veeam Remote Management

Whether you are a new customer of ours or have been protecting your data with us for a while, there are many reasons to enable Remote Management on your Veeam B&R or Veeam Agent Installations. Remote Logging: This allows us to see a more detailed description of what is going wrong. Without Remote Logging, we only see info on jobs that sends data to us, and very limited info if something fails. With it on,…
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5 Reasons Why Ransomware is a Threat Now More than Ever

Ransomware attacks have been in the news a lot recently and are affecting companies of all sizes and industries. Why does this keep happening when the repercussions are so profound? We give you 5 simple reasons. 1. There Are Many Vulnerable Targets Ransomware doesn’t discriminate when it comes to choosing their target. Attackers know that small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) and local governments, due to their limited resources, are a good place to target because…
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