10 Cool Things you can do with Cloud Protection Manager from N2WS

If you're a regular reader of VirtualBonzo, you know that my co-blogger Adam Fisher (or maybe it would be more accurate to say I'm his co-blogger since he started the site) is a superstar!  A tremendous blogger, a recently promoted Solutions Architect, a Tech Field Day Delegate, a drummer, and generally speaking, an all-around good … Continue reading 10 Cool Things you can do with Cloud Protection Manager from N2WS

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 … Continue reading Recovering from a failed AWS Tape Gateway

Part 4 – AWS Backup with CPM – Restoring Files

At a high-level, posts 1-3 covered the process to deploy, initialize, and configure CPM to backup EC2 instances.  To close out the series, I'll cover the process to restore files using CPM's backup monitor.  Though I'll close the basic backup/restore series out with this post, there is still much more than can and will be … Continue reading Part 4 – AWS Backup with CPM – Restoring Files

Part 3 – AWS Backup with CPM – Creating a Backup Schedule and Policy

In this post, we're still looking at backing up AWS EC2 instances using N2WS Cloud Protection Manager (CPM).  Posts #1 and 2 covered deploying and initializing the appliance.  Here we dig into the CPM interface to configure backups for EC2 instances. Creating a Backup Schedule and Policy A backup schedule sets the start time and … Continue reading Part 3 – AWS Backup with CPM – Creating a Backup Schedule and Policy

Part 2 – AWS Backup with CPM – Initializing the Appliance

In Part 1 of this series, we looked at the process of deploying a Cloud Protection Manager (CPM) appliance from the AWS Marketplace for the purpose of backing up AWS-based resources.  Though this series will focus on the backup of EC2 instances, CPM is not limited to backing up EC2 instances only.  CPM can be … Continue reading Part 2 – AWS Backup with CPM – Initializing the Appliance