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Review of Veeam agent for windows

I’ve reviewed the original “Veeam Endpoint Backup” and found some limitations, now Veeam has killed off the name of “Endpoint” and changed it to a free/paid version called “Veeam Agent for Microsoft Windows FREE” [must get the “free” in all ...

Setting up LDAP on Sonicwall TZ or NSA devices

I’m running into more cases of people needed to talk to Windows Active Directory to allow valid users to login to the Sonicwall via the SSL-VPN  client.     Select the [Configure LDAP…] button.   Insert the NAME [FQDN] or Local IP address of the ...

Review of Veeam Endpoint Backup

This is a minor review of Veeam’s new Endpoint Backup from my testing/usage.   I’ve almost always used Windows Backup for all my Windows Servers [2003, 2008 R2, 2012 R2] backups. The best thing about Windows Backup is you have to create ...

How to virtualize a Windows 2000 server for VSphere V5.

Well, I can’t blame VMware, the new version of conversion tools will not convert Windows 2000 to a VM correctly. Instead of fighting with that, I found a simpler way to do this.   The Windows 2000 server I was virtualizing is ...

Upgrading a vSphere Essentials 4.1 ESX cluster to vSphere 5.1 with ESXi servers

Over the last few weeks, I needed to upgrade our VMware vSphere 4.1 cluster which had ESX 4.1 servers to vSphere 5.1. Trouble was, there really was not a “here’s the order to do this in” without trying to read ...

Convert a XenServer Virtual Machine to Linux based VMware Workstation 9 Virtual Machine

Had a customer with Citrix XenServer 6 and a few Virtual Machines [VMs] running. The VMs were windows based and we wanted to move them to VMware Workstation 9. I found the easiest way to do this was:   1) Setup an ...

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