Greetings friends, a few months ago I told you how we could deploy an Object Storage on-prem in a simple way and with just a few clicks. With the release of Veeam Backup for Microsoft Office 365 v4 Beta, this is perfect for us.
Greetings friends, the topic we are going to see today is how to keep up to date with everything that happens in the Knowledge Base of Veeam, starting with new articles into the KB to updates or revisions of them, following those simple steps, we will be updated of any change or novelty. In a perfect world, these steps we would have to make them for all the manufacturers that compose our Datacenter, as good practice, but for today I show you how to add the KB of Veeam :)
How to add the Veeam Knowledge Base to FeedlyThe first thing I want to tell you is how to add it to your Feedly, which is probably your favorite RSS reader, at least mine, from the main Feedly website, we will click on the + icon on the left:
Greetings friends, after so many years counting all the possibilities Grafana, InfluxDB and Telegraf, I have come to realize that we have never dealt with the subject of notifications, so that Grafana alerts us when a value exceeds a certain threshold.Grafana has several methods of sending notifications, Email, Slack and many others that you can see here:
Webhook Configuration in Microsoft TeamsTo be able to receive notifications to a specific channel, we will have to create a Webhook in the channel we need, normally it would be a channel to receive alarms, instead of bombarding the General channel or similar.In the channels where we need notifications, imagine that we want a certain team to receive notifications of their applications, we will go to the channel - Connectors
Greetings friends, I come to the sixteenth post on InfluxDB, Telegraf and Grafana, you can find all the posts on InfluxDB, Telegraf and Grafana here. Today I bring you a new entry, in this case it is a Dashboard focused on advanced security when we use Veeam Backup for Microsoft Office 365.Veeam Backup for Microsoft Office 365 is in charge of protecting our elements in Office 365, be it all the mailboxes we have in Exchange Online, or SharePoint Online and even OneDrive for Business, I also leave you the entire category on this product (remember that there is a Community Edition with up to 10 free users, without paying anything).
Veeam Backup for Microsoft Office 365 DashboardAt the end of the entry you will have something similar to that Dashboard that will allow you to visualize:
Greetings everyone, Veeam is doing the local events as usual after VeeamON. These local events, which are happening all across Europe, are aimed to deliver all the content presented on Miami, in a much closer and personal way.If you live in the UK, Veeam is celebrating it's Premier Seminar for Cloud Data Management next week in London, at Euston Square, and I hope to see you all there.Regarding the technical and business oriented sessions, as usual on these events, the best part really will be to have access to the whole Veeam UK team which you might probably know, and if not, this will be a great opportunity to approach the team working on your territory. Also Systems Engineers like myself will be there all day to help you sizing the solution, or show you a demo, and discuss best practices.
AgendaA great event must have a great agenda, and rest assured the day will be as productive as you can expect, let me show you the agenda of the day:
Enterprise Customer Forum
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- Learn about Veeam’s latest technologies, including the best-in-class features of the NEW Veeam Availability Suite™ 9.5 Update 4
- Capitalise on your existing virtualisation, networking, storage and Veeam investments
- Share best practices with top local IT experts, Alliance partners and your peers
- Look for new opportunities for your business
- Hear why Rabobank chose Veeam for a safer, cost effective and more flexible way of maintaining data and systems availability
How to get thereWe will be waiting for you at 30 Euston Square, London, United Kingdom:
Greetings friends, the series on Microsoft Azure Blob comes to its last post, I hope you liked it and you find it useful when selecting an Object Storage for your Veeam Backups.We still have this last entry about Microsoft Azure Blob monitoring with Grafana. Let's go to it, after we follow all the steps we will be able to have a result like this:
Greetings friends, we are in the penultimate post about this great series on Veeam Cloud/Capacity Tier in Microsoft Azure Blob, and today we are going to see how we can monitor this repository in our Veeam ONE.Veeam ONE, we can now monitor the size, and the information we have sent to our Object Storage Repositories, for this we will go to Veeam ONE Monitor, and in the Data Protection View - Backup Repositories - your Object Storage section, we can see the following: It is a fairly complete monitoring that will help us understand the consumption of this Repository, and monitor it in case it is in the cloud and we have a certain budget.If we also want to see the growth of this repository, predictions, etc, we can go to Reports and see the following.
Greetings friends, we have already seen during this series how to configure our Capacity/Cloud tier, the configuration within Veeam, in Microsoft Azure and of course a brief introduction to why use this new technology to store our oldest backups.Today I leave you some aspects that will help you to better understand the Capacity Tier process, how to launch it manually, etc.
How often does Scale-out Backup Repository Offload run?The Scale-out Backup Repository offload task runs automatically every four hours, once we have configured our Capacity Tier, as we saw in the previous entry.This means that once we have configured everything, after four hours we will check if any of the files comply:
- The age selected in the Capacity Tier option
- It's a closed chain.
- The override option has been selected if a certain % of use is reached in the Performance Tier
Greetings friends, now that we have seen an introduction to this great series and have created the Microsoft Azure Blob, we can go to Veeam and create everything relevant to Cloud/Capacity tier.
Scale-Out Backup Repository - BasicsBefore we go any further, it is important that we understand what we intend to do. Cloud/Capacity Tier builds on Veeam's Scale-Out Backup Repository to combine Performance Tier and Capacity Tier.If we saw it in a very simple diagram, we would have the following, a combination of local extents (Backup Repositories) called Performance Tier, to which is added a Capacity Tier based on Object Storage to which are sent the copies we don't need to have in the performance tier:
Greetings friends, in the previous post we could see the introduction to this great series on Microsoft Azure Blob Storage, and how to send there our backups.In today's chapter we are going to see a comfortable step by step on how to create our container of Microsoft Azure Blob, for it before we will see a bit of theory.Before moving on to the content, I would like to show you the different components that make up Microsoft Azure Blob:
- Storage Account: It is in this component where we will have to select if we want the Storage Account to be General Purpose V1, v2 or Blob directly, as well as selecting if we want it to be Hot Tier or Cool Tier, finally in the Storage Account we can also select how we want Microsoft Azure to protect this account, with geo-distribution, or locally in the region, and so on.
- Container: In this component, which is a logical resource within a Storage Account, you can grant them access permissions, and make them public if you want.
- Blob: It will be the content that is inside the container, content that is specially prepared to store PB of information exposing a RESTfulAPI.