VeeamPN 2.1 – Configure static IP for Network Hub

Today I decided to deploy VeeamPN between two sites. This is a free VPN solution which is optimized for performance. Veeam produced this tool for their customers to be able to easily setup networking between their production site and DR site, so ensure continuity during a disaster or failover situation. Below is a diagram of … Continue reading VeeamPN 2.1 – Configure static IP for Network Hub

Setting up a Nimble Secondary Flash Array from scratch

Nimble Storage have released their newest addition in the line up, the SFA, or to give its full name, the Secondary Flash Array. And in this post, we are going to look at how to set one up from scratch. Taken from the following datasheet; The Nimble Secondary Flash Array represents a new type of … Continue reading Setting up a Nimble Secondary Flash Array from scratch

#VeeamON 2017 Announcements – Now the dust has settled

The dust settled as my aeroplane wheels landed at Heathrow on Saturday 20th May. VeeamON. So now its time to digest, and detail the information from the worlds premier availability conference, VeeamON. Veeam is now 10 years old! So its out with the old and in with the new logo! It’s hard to believe that … Continue reading #VeeamON 2017 Announcements – Now the dust has settled

Interview – Matt Crape – Community Blogger & IT Manager

In the second interview, Matt Crape of 42u.ca a blog around everything IT, is the person answering the questions. I’d personally been following Matt after his website went live and had the fortune of spending some time with him in London as part of the Veeam Vanguard program. (Matt is the guy on the right, … Continue reading Interview – Matt Crape – Community Blogger & IT Manager

Password Reset on Cisco MDS 9100 Series Fibre Channel Switch

My most recent customer engagement, was to re-use some older hardware as vSphere disaster recovery. The kit includes a EMC Clariion SAN, and two Cisco MDS 9124 switches. The customer didn’t setup these FC switches, and required a password reset. Which I was happy to do for him, until I realised the Cisco article online … Continue reading Password Reset on Cisco MDS 9100 Series Fibre Channel Switch