VMware VDP as a solution, when deployed in firewalled environment, needs some ports to be opened in order to function properly. Here is a list of ports that are used by vSphere Data Protection (VDP) 5.1. Note that there are some ports that are used in the VDP VDP advanced. Those are ports 28001 and [...]
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VMware vSphere Data Protection 5.1.11 and vSphere Data protection Advanced 5.1.21 Released – update yours
Last week new update has been released for VMware vSphere Data Protection (VDP). As you can doubt, new maintenance release for both VDP products has been released. Those releases are mainly fixing bugs related to both products. If you’re concerned and running your backup solution on VDP, consider to update to the latest release. In [...]
Newly released VMware Horizon Mirage 4.2, a product for managing physical or (and) virtual desktops, when it comes to endpoint management, migration from older systems and data protection. The latest VMware Horizon Mirage adds in addition to existing XP to W7 migration, also Vista to W7 migration possibilities. You might saw the VMware video where [...]
When VMware vSphere Data Protection has been launched last year, there is now a way to migrate the backups made with vSphere Data Recovery (VDR). VMware moved forward since then and provides a tool for migrating the VDR restore points into VDP. The tool is built into the latest version of VDP. The version 5.1.1 of [...]
Veeam Backup 7 has been announced today, but the GA release is planned for Q3. The countdown to the new version has been floating around since some time at the Veeam’s teaser page, but today all the features has been unveiled. There is many of them which had been added because clients has asked for [...]
VMware vSphere Replication and Zerto Virtual Replication 2.0 – Products with different features and technologies.
VMware vSphere Replication (VR), released in vSphere 5.0 and enhanced in vSphere 5.1, is available as a free product for VMware vSphere Essentials Plus and higher. VR is easy to install and configure, but it lacks some features that Zerto provides out of the box. First, some background information: VMware SRM (Site Recovery Manager) and [...]
ReliableDR for VMware vSphere is a product that offers very interesting orchestration, automation and replication capabilities, but most importantly, automation of the whole DR testing and validating process. ReliableDR has been designed especially for VMware vSphere. The product was acquired just recently by PHD Virtual and further enhanced in the 3.1 release which has just come out. Reliable [...]
VMware Data Protection released recently has fixed several bugs and introduced several new features, like restore rehearsal - a feature that you might know from VDR. Another feature adds is the ability to clone backup jobs, or the possibility to configure some post tasks behavior like for example, automatically power on or reconnect a specific virtual NIC. How to upgrade [...]
Veeam has announced another killer feature for their upcoming product – Veeam Backup & Replication 7. The feature is called Backup to Tape. This was one of the major feature which was missing, compared to traditional backup products for physical environments. As devices, all tape devices (Tape Libraries, Virtual Tape Libraries (VTL), or Standalone Drives) [...]
Veeam has announced Veeam Sharepoint Explorer feature to be present in the upcoming version 7 of Veeam Backup & Replication. Cool Feature for Sharepoint admins, which will be present in the upcoming V7 of Veeam Backup & Replication. The Sharepoint Explorer brings the possibility to navigate through Sharepoint DB and restore directly documents from there, [...]