VeeamON 2023

Thanks to the good people at Veeam including the Veeam Vanguard Program, I wanted to show my appreciation for the upcoming opportunity to attend VeeamON in Miami by sharing a few thoughts that may be beneficial to those interested in the various programs and technologies provided by Veeam. A special thanks goes to Rick Vanover , Nikola Pejková, Madalina Cristil,  Safiya Mohamed, and many... Continue Reading →

Creating a Backup Repository in Veeam Backup & Replication v12

The purpose of this blog post is to provide the guidance and the steps needed to create a Backup Repository in Veeam Backup & Replication (v12) using my Synology DS723+. I recently blogged about my new DS723+ and the links are found below for your convenience: Synology DS723+ (Initial Setup) Synology DS723+ (Network Attached Storage) Let's resume with... Continue Reading →

How to add VMware vSphere Servers to Veeam Backup and Replication v12

The purpose of this blog post is to provide the guidance and the steps needed to add a VMware vSphere server to Veeam Backup and Replication. For the purpose of this demo, I am currently using v12 of Veeam Backup and Replication (VBR). Once VBR has been successfully launched, please select the Backup Infrastructure view and then select Add Server from the Inventory pane. At... Continue Reading →

Synology DS723+ (Network Attached Storage)

The Synology DS723+ package arrived in one box. The box was packaged and sealed properly without any damage to report. The DS723+ includes a power adapter, power card, two ethernet cables, a bag of screws, two keys (used to lock the drives in the respective bays), and a quick installation guide manual. The unit (pictured below) includes... Continue Reading →

Synology DS723+ (Initial Setup)

The purpose of this blog post (Synology series) is to provide the guidance and the steps needed to go through the initial setup process for the Synology DS723+. Please follow the steps below to proceed with the hardware installation: Before turning the unit on, it is recommended that you read through through the Hardware Installation and User’s Guide. Additional documentation can... Continue Reading →

2023 VMware vExpert

Thank you vExpert Program, Corey Romero, Eric L Nielsen, and the #vCommunity! The @vExpert Program overview can be found here and the list of perks is listed below: Invite to our private #Slack channel. vExpert certificate. Private forums on Permission to use the vExpert logo on cards, website, etc for one year. Access to a private directory for networking, etc. Exclusive gifts from various... Continue Reading →

2023 Veeam Vanguard

Thank you Veeam, the Veeam Vanguard Program, Rick Vanover, Nikola Pejková, Madalina Cristil, Safiya Mohamed, and fellow 2023 Veeam Vanguards for allowing me to be a part of your community for the fifth year in a row. 2023 Veeam Vanguard If you’re interested in learning more about the Veeam Vanguard Program, please click on each of the links... Continue Reading →

Veeam Backup & Replication Installation Guide for v12 (

The purpose of this blog post is to provide the guidance and the steps needed to install Veeam Backup & Replication ( on Windows Server 2022 Standard. Please keep in mind, upgrades from any previous builds is not supported. Only clean installs are permitted. The installation was a clean install (not an upgrade from a previous... Continue Reading →

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