Posted by Didier Van Hoye on January 26, 2021
Veeam Hardened Linux Repository – Part III

Part 2 discussed adding the Linux server to Veeam managed servers and adding immutable repositories, along with incompatible configs that Veeam’ll block if you try using them. Today, you will learn about the entire configuration deeper: how immutability works, scenarios with bad actors, how they can succeed, and how to test if all is working fine.

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Posted by Didier Van Hoye on January 21, 2021
Veeam Hardened Linux Repository – Part II

Part 1 discussed what a hardened repository was, how Veeam B&R V11 had everything to achieve that, and how to set up Linux for those purposes. Now, you will learn how to add the Linux server to Veeam managed servers and how to add immutable repositories. You’ll also learn about incompatible configs that Veeam will block if you try to use them.

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Posted by Didier Van Hoye on January 19, 2021
Veeam Hardened Linux Repository – Part I

Veeam Backup & Replication V11 introduced the ability to build your own immutable, hardened backup repository. There’s no more need to use third-party compatible solutions, like WORM disk storage or others. Now, you can do that using any server with storage that meets the requirements plus several supported Linux distros and XFS.

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Posted by Romain Serre on January 14, 2021
Backup Office 365 with Veeam Backup for Office 365

No one needs to tell that the efficiency and variety of security measures that keep your system up and running have gone quite up in recent years. However, you can’t be ready for everything, so it’s good to make sure your backup’s got your back, in this case – for Office 365 users.

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Posted by Florent Appointaire on January 12, 2021
Keep your AKS updated with KureD

One vital element of cybersecurity is keeping all your IT resources up-to-date. In your Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS), for instance, Microsoft patches your nodes at night. Sometimes, you may not even know it. Sometimes, for the patch to activate, you need to reboot the node. But checking everything manually each time a patch comes out is a hassle.

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Posted by Nicolas Prigent on January 5, 2021
How to Use Azure REST API with PowerShell

Getting comprehensive information on each and every virtual machine (VM) is a pain. To make things easier, Microsoft introduced Azure Resource Graph. You can now use a simple PowerShell script and receive contextual VM data at scale across your given set of subscriptions. No need to surf through every single one separately anymore.

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Posted by Vladan Seget on December 29, 2020
VMware vCenter Server 7 U1c brings Advanced Cross vCenter Server vMotion

Finally, you won’t have to use Fling software to use the Advanced VMware Cross vCenter vMotion capability (XVM). The feature has been introduced as part of vSphere in the recent vCenter Server 7 U1c update. Now, you can bulk-migrate VMs between vCenter Server instances without both of them being part of the same SSO.

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Posted by Oleg Pankevych on December 23, 2020
Enable block storage devices in WSL2

The issue of providing block-level storage for Windows Subsystem for Linux (WSL) is quite mysterious. Presently, iSCSI isn’t available in WSL out-of-the-box. But the good news is that you can enable it, although it’s not a straightforward path. WSL2, having a real custom Linux kernel inside, can help you initiate and complete the process.

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Posted by Nicolas Prigent on December 17, 2020
Using PowerShell Tasks and Parameters in Azure DevOps Pipelines

Azure DevOps is a very powerful product that encompasses the whole application lifecycle, including DevOps capabilities. Release Pipelines is one of the features that helps automate the testing and delivery of desired applications to end-users on multiple stages. But to use it properly, you should know how to couple it with PowerShell Tasks.

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Posted by Vladan Seget on December 15, 2020
VMware vSphere 7 and Encrypted vMotion – All You Need to Know

It’s wrong to think that nothing can hijack your data while you migrate it between your hosts across hybrid environments and public clouds. One may never be too sure in securing sensitive traffic at network endpoints is necessary at all times. That’s why you shouldn’t overlook encrypted vMotion and use its great capabilities that are already there, in vSphere 7.

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