Building AWS CloudFormation templates using CloudFormer

I'm not ashamed to admit that I'm somewhat of a newbie when it comes build AWS CloudFormation templates, but that hasn't stopped me from trying to learn how to harness the power they provide.  Thus, last week I spent some time trying to build a CloudFormation template to deploy a Cisco ASAv.  At this point, …

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Recovering from a failed AWS Tape Gateway

If you deploy an AWS tape gateway that encounters an unrecoverable failure, you can "potentially" recover any virtual tape data that has already been uploaded to AWS to another tape gateway.  I say "potentially" because I have experienced the corruption of (1) virtual tape; this could happen if your tape gateway experiences its fatal failure …

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Configure Backup and DR of CPMData

Hello all, it's been a while.....personally I've been enjoying some time off so my blogging has suffered.  I was pretty excited to see that Adam was selected as a VMware vExpert for 2018 and I believe his selection is well deserved. To get back into things, we'll continue looking at N2WS Cloud Protection Manager, more …

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DR with Cloud Protection Manager

CPM provides a DR option that can be used to easily send backup data from one region to another should you need to restore your EC2 instances in another AWS region.  This post details the process of sending US-East (N. Virginia) backup data to US-West (Oregon). Configure CPM Disaster Recovery Options Within CPM, click Policies. …

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