Tag Archives: backup

VeeamZip Hyper-V Backup

Veeam Backup & Replication drops down into VeeamZip mode if you don’t have a licence key. But it’ll still provide some handy functionality – I’m using it to take a basic backup of all the VMs on a Hyper-V host … Continue reading

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Using the Windows Volume Shadow Copy Service (VSS)

Having just written an article about how to get items back from a volume shadow copy, I thought I should make some notes about how VSS works, how to configure it, and actually get VSS to create you some shadow copies! This … Continue reading

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NetBackup VMware status code 156 failure

Using NetBackup 7.0.1 and vSphere 4. Tried to backup a new v7 VM and got a 156 failure from NetBackup. Within vSphere client the following error was displayed when NetBackup tried to take a snapshot of the VM: Cannot create … Continue reading

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