Installation of Veeam Availability Console 2.0

I've been privileged enough to get my hands on the RC version of Veeam Availability Console, or VAC as its more commonly known. The build number of this version is  2.0.1.983. What is Veeam Availability Console? VAC is the new iteration of Veeam Managed Backup Portal which is available to Veeam Certified Service Providers. VAC provides the following features:... Continue Reading →

NetApp FAS2650 node panic – ONTAP 9.1

After installing a new NetApp FAS2650 recently, a bug was observed which was causing one of the nodes to panic, and restart to the LOADER A prompt. After engaging with NetApp support, the following bug was found A PCI NMI error triggers from QLogic 16Gb FC or 10 GbE Converged Network Adapter (CNA) ports on... Continue Reading →

Password’s – An easy ticket into your organisation

With the ever changing security landscape, protection and compliance are high on the radar for most organisations. One area that gets forgotten in the battle against cyber threats, is authentication methodology, and more specifically why removing password authentication should be high on the priority list Recently Microsoft announced some damning statistics around password authentication. For... Continue Reading →

#VeeamOn from 4000 miles away

This week has been full of announcements from the eagerly anticipated VeeamOn event. With over 3000 attendee's, many of you may have been lucky enough to attend this event. If you're like me, and have been unable to attend and following online, here is a break down of the announcements so far   Tape-as-a-Service: With... Continue Reading →

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