Part 1 – Backup AWS Resources N2WS Cloud Protection Manager (CPM)

Toward the end of 2017, I set out to explore methods of backing up AWS instances and resources.  NWN is a Veeam VCSP and so initially I was drawn to Cloud Protection Manager from N2WS as it was slated to be included with the Veeam AWS Availability Suite in order to backup AWS EC2 instances.  … Continue reading Part 1 – Backup AWS Resources N2WS Cloud Protection Manager (CPM)

Veeam 9.5 U3 – Windows Agent Management

With the recent release of Veeam Backup and Replication 9.5 Update 3, the ability to manage and control agent based backups directly from the Veeam B&R console is available.  This is a great new feature that brings centralized management for any servers running a Veeam agent.  Rather than connecting to every agent server, you can … Continue reading Veeam 9.5 U3 – Windows Agent Management

AWS Storage Gateway (Volume) “not ready” when Performing Veeam Backups

The intent of this post isn't necessarily to explain how to use an AWS “Volume” Storage Gateway with Veeam as much as it is sharing a problem I had when trying to perform full backups to the repository that used the volume gateway.  If you’re interested, the process of setting up an AWS Volume SG … Continue reading AWS Storage Gateway (Volume) “not ready” when Performing Veeam Backups

2017 Review in Pictures – New Orleans, LA | VeeamON

On our About page, I mention many things....perhaps bordering on TMI.  Do you really care that I have a Stephen A. Smith type affection for Aaron Rodgers?!?   If Adam ever comes into work and says to me, "Ben Roethlisberger is a better QB than Aaron Rodgers!", our friendship may end!  I'm just kidding of course, … Continue reading 2017 Review in Pictures – New Orleans, LA | VeeamON

Part 5 – Veeam and AWS Tape Gateway Integration – Creating Backup Jobs

On the 5th and final part of this series, we’ll look at creating backup jobs and accessing archived tapes.  Links for parts 1-4 are shown below: Post 1 – Deploying the Tape Gateway Post 2 – Creating Tapes Post 3 – Attaching the VTL to Windows Post 4 - Connect Veeam to VTL Creating Tape Media … Continue reading Part 5 – Veeam and AWS Tape Gateway Integration – Creating Backup Jobs

Part 4 – Veeam and AWS Tape Gateway Integration – Connect Veeam to VTL

On the 4th part of this series, we’ll look at adding an AWS Tape Gateway VTL into our Veeam infrastructure as well performing some basic tape functions.  Links for parts 1-3 are shown below: Post 1 - Deploying the Tape Gateway Post 2 - Creating Tapes Post 3 - Attaching the VTL to Windows Adding … Continue reading Part 4 – Veeam and AWS Tape Gateway Integration – Connect Veeam to VTL

Part 3 – Veeam and AWS Tape Gateway Integration – Attaching the VTL to Windows

This post, attaching a Virtual Tape Library (VTL) to a Windows server, is the third in the series in regards to integrating Veeam with an AWS tape gateway.  Here are links to the previous posts: Post 1 - Deploying the Tape Gateway Post 2 - Creating Tapes As just mentioned, to this point we've deployed … Continue reading Part 3 – Veeam and AWS Tape Gateway Integration – Attaching the VTL to Windows

Part 2 – Veeam and AWS Tape Gateway Integration – Creating Tapes

The diagram shown below, taken from Veeam's AWS/VTL Deployment Guide, is a representation of the infrastructure we are creating in this series: In part 1 of the Veeam and AWS Tape Gateway integration series, we looked at the process of deploying the AWS Tape Gateway OVF (Gateway VM) on VMware vSphere.  In this post, we'll … Continue reading Part 2 – Veeam and AWS Tape Gateway Integration – Creating Tapes

Part 1 – Veeam and AWS Tape Gateway Integration – Deploying the Tape Gateway

As I'm sure many of you are, I've been working on ways to effectively harness the power of the cloud.  One idea I decided to pursue was integrating an AWS Tape Gateway with an on-prem Veeam infrastructure in order to move my archived backup data from my local datacenter to AWS S3 storage. Now, I'll … Continue reading Part 1 – Veeam and AWS Tape Gateway Integration – Deploying the Tape Gateway