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.  …

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My Poor Man’s AWS Power Management

This post focuses more on a personal problem I experienced some time ago....and some time ago, I did it.  After privately swearing to myself that I'd never leave an EC2 instance powered on when not in use, I left one on and paid the price, literally, when my monthly AWS bill was 300% higher than …

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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 …

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Veeam – Public Cloud Options

Veeam announced this week that they have acquired N2WS Software, which adds to their portfolio a cloud native backup solution specifically for AWS.  This acquisition should certainly help Veeam push into the forefront of capabilities in regards to AWS, if not hopefully also speed up the release of the eagerly anticipated v10 of Backup and Replication …

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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 …

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