Category Archive: Other

May 04 2017

Praim – new VCDX56 blog sponsor

I’m happy to account a new blog sponsor, Praim, who provides a complete systems that can be used to create and manage powerful, secure, cost-efficient, cloud-ready software and hardware workstations. Praim was founded back in 1987 so they have been around for quite some time and they are now considered as a leading vendor of …

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May 03 2017

Veeam Free Cloud Backup & DRaaS

Just wanted to let you know that Veeam and their Service Provider Partners (VCSP) are giving away up to 1 000 USD, 750 EUR or 7 000 SEK (for my Swedish readers) in Cloud Backup and DRaaS services. Before you can take advantage of this really good offer you need to be an existing customer or …

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Apr 12 2017

ZertoCON 2017 – Get 30% Registration Discount

It’s about time to register for the second ZertoCON which is a conference that obviously focusing on the same thing as Zerto meaning Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery. By reading this blog post and using the promo code, ZBLOG17, you’ll get a 30% discount of list price which is pretty good. The ZertoCON 2017 takes place in Boston, …

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Mar 28 2017

NAKIVO Backup & Replication v7 Released

So it has been a few months since the Nakivo Backup & Replication version 7 beta program started and today the software was released. I have written about all the new features and functionality included in this release before but I’ll include the summary further down in this blog post anyway. To get started click here or the …

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Mar 13 2017

Four years as a blogger

Well time flies and today 13 March 2017 I have been a blogger for 4 years. I’m still using the blog quite a lot for my own documentation purposes and focusing on the architectural and technical challenges I’m facing during my daily work. I published 84 new blog posts last year meaning there are now a …

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Mar 07 2017

Send F Key to VMware Fusion Via MacBook Keyboard

So I figure I’ll finally write this down. Since i start using a MacBook back in 2010 i also switched from VMware Workstation to VMware Fusion. What I’m constantly forgetting since I’m not using it that much is how to press F keys in Fusion based VMs. I can say that 90% of the cases when I …

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Mar 03 2017

Win A Trip To VeeamON 2017

A while back I wrote about the Veeam user conference VeeamON which you can read more about here. For those of you who have not yet got the information I just wanted to let you know that Veeam has decided to give away a free trip to the VeeamON conference. The prize includes the following: Round-trip Flight to New Orleans …

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Feb 16 2017

Vembu BDR Suite v3.7.0 Released – Free Version Included

Vembu just released Vembu BDR Suite v3.7.0 and it comes with quite a few enhancements including e.g.: Multitenancy for both Vembu BDR and Vembu OffsiteDR servers. Good enhancement for e.g. service providers and based on role based access control the separate customers can manage and monitor their backup jobs. New backend database. PostgreSQL has replaced MongoDB and …

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Feb 04 2017

Get Your Veeam Backup for Microsoft Office 365 NFR Key

Just wanted to let you know that Veeam gives everyone with any of the below certifications or community award recognitions a Veeam Backup for Microsoft Office 365 license for one year. VMware vExpert VCP VCAP VCI VCDX VMUG Leader, Veeam VTEC VMCE, Microsoft MVP MCSE MCSA MCT Cisco Cisco Champion Nutanix Nutanix Technical Champions (Select Other …

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Jan 18 2017

Altaro VM Backup version 7 Now Available

Altaro which provides backup and recovery solutions for Microsoft Hyper-V and VMware ESXi based virtual environments has released a new version of their VM Backup software and it’s now version 7. The three major enhancements for this version are: Support for Hyper-V 2016 Boot from backup Augmented Inline Deduplication Download your copy via the link …

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Jan 17 2017

Vembu – new VCDX56 blog sponsor

I’m very happy to announce Vembu as a VCDX56 blog sponsor. Vembu with HQ in Chennai, India, was founded back in 2002 so it has been around for quite some time. Vembu deliver software and cloud services and targeting small & medium business around the globe and have customers in North America, Europe and Asia Pacific. Vembus portfolio consists …

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Jan 12 2017

NAKIVO v7 beta available

Since i know quite a few of my blog readers are using or looking at Nakivo as their backup software i just wanted to let you know that Nakivo version 7 beta program has started and anyone completing the program will receive an Amazon gift card. Below is a list of new features included in V7  Hyper-V …

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Jan 10 2017

OS X Remove Previous Recipients From Mail App

One thing that has been on my todo list for quite some time is to clean up wrong suggested email addresses from my MacBook OS X El Capitan (it’s the same for Sierra) Mail application. The reason is that one of my regular email contacts changed email address and the old one keeps being the …

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Jan 09 2017

VeeamON Conference 2017

Even though 2017 has just started i guess a few of my reader are attending their first user conference at this moment and for the rest of us it’s time to plan for our upcoming. I have been a regular visitor of VMworld for many years and of course i have also visited & participated in …

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Dec 29 2016

OS X bash profile alias configuration

Based on my blog post sshpass configuration & usage i have received a few questions about what configuration i have on the laptop i use for my daily work. The most obvious differences between the sshpass blog post and this one is that i’m: Using a MacBook, OS X El Capitan version 10.11.6, and not a Linux …

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Dec 22 2016

sshpass configuration & usage

An ongoing project is very Linux oriented and i was given a CentOS based VM by the customer to use while delivering the project. This blog post will provide some tips to make administration a bit easier. Yes i know that you might not want to put password in a text file, which i do …

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