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V12 Upgrade CenterV12 Upgrade Center
V12 IS HERE! Much like last year’s V11 Upgrade Center we are doing one for V12! Similar format and check back for updates, as we will have additional resources and I’ll get the latest information from the product management and support teams that should be relayed here. This text was last updated: 1-August 2023 (All subsequent updates in the Post-Publish Updates section)Pre-Installation SectionThe Release Notes should be the first thing you read: Release Notes (veeam.com) Give a read of the What’s New document: veeam_backup_whats_new The User Guides have been updated to reflect V12 at Veeam Technical Documentation UPDATED Upgrade Checklist [Thank you @Dima P. ] for: VMware Environments: Upgrade Checklist - User Guide for VMware vSphere (veeam.com) Hyper-V Environments: Upgrade Checklist - User Guide for Microsoft Hyper-V (veeam.com) For both of these scenarios, check the System Requirements section: https://helpcenter.veeam.com/docs/backup/vsphere/system_requirements.html I use a
This topic is replaced by the V12 Upgrade Center: Doing something new! Here in the Veeam Community Hub I thought this would be a good place for a new piece of content that gives some practical information for the upgrade process for Veeam Backup & Replication V11. We wanted to put this together here to give each of you an additional way to start the upgrade process! Watch this quick video below for an overview: Now, let’s get into the specific bits that you need to upgrade to V11! We may add sections or clarify things based on feedback, so please leave a comment below and maybe come back to the news section here for updates!Pre-Installation SectionWe recommend you review these key pieces of documentation: The Release Notes should be the first thing you read (these are with the download). Then, I recommend a good read of the What’s New document. Help Center User Guide (VMware vSphere version). Help Center User Guide (Microsoft Hyper-V version). Veeam Backup & Replication V
We are proud to announce the first class of Veeam Legends!We appreciate your outstanding community contributions, technical expertise and knowledge sharing. It is incredible to see how new opportunities for community activity allow new people to engage in fresh ways.As @Rick Vanover says, “different experts need different ways to engage for sharing and learning” — and we wanted to make sure we recognize all top community members. We recognized you whether you are an active participant at Community Hub, drive local Veeam User Groups, have lots of product ideas or are a fruitful content creator and help other users at our outstanding R&D Forums.If you have been named a Veeam Legend, you should have received the acceptance email in your inbox, which will explain the next steps and what you need to do to be enrolled in our private Veeam Legends community.We will use the email address provided in Community Hub and/or in the R&D Forums for this process, as well as conducting the kick
We’re thrilled to announce that the second intake of Veeam Legends 2021 is here!A very big welcome and congratulations to the new legendary members and thank you for all your contributions to the community:Chris Childerhose, @Chris.Childerhose Shane Williford, @coolsport00 Nico Losschaert, @Nico Losschaert Inderdeep Singh, @Inder Christian Eromosele, @chris_eromosele Michael Melter, @Michael Melter Bryan Parkerson, @bp4JC Shaokat Ullaha, @Shaokat Alex Heylin, AlexHeylin Jeffrey Strik, JaySt Derek Mayberry, theviking84 Per Jonsson, perjonsson1960 Damien Commenge, matteu Albert Tedjadiputra, albertwtIf you have been named a Veeam Legend, you should have received the acceptance email in your inbox, which will explain the next steps and what you need to do to be enrolled in our private Veeam Legends community.We will use the email address provided in Community Hub and/or in the R&D Forums for this process, as well as conducting the kick-off call in a few weeks.Congratulations t
Are you interested in the Veeam Legends program? Now’s your chance to become legendary! We will soon be selecting and announcing the second Veeam Legends intake, and there is still time for YOU to contribute!Ways to engage:Blogs and podcasts: Bring your knowledge and expertise to the Veeam community. Never blogged? No worries; you can still contribute. The Veeam Community Hub is open to everyone, whether you are a beginning or experienced writer. Discussion boards: Join discussions about Veeam community projects, Veeam events, the industry and technology news. Veeam User Groups: Connect with your local Veeam community, share experiences, learn from your peers and expand your network! Check out upcoming events and VUG meetings near you. R&D Forums: Join technical discussions about Veeam products with the Veeam R&D Team and submit feature requests! Make sure to add your R&D Forums nickname into your Community Hub profile so all your contributions will be scored.Before we anno
It gives us great pleasure to announce the Legends class for the first half of 2023, as the Veeam Legends program, which follows a 6-month cycle for both intake and renewal, continues to provide recognition and opportunities to distinguished individuals in our community.The Veeam Legends program, which is among the top initiatives of Veeam Community, acknowledges individuals who actively participate in the Veeam R&D Forums, the Veeam community, and other Veeam platforms. This program, along with the comparable Veeam Vanguard Program, plays an important role in empowering data protection industry specialists who possess a strong passion for technology and innovation, and are enthusiastic about advancing their career while also contributing to the community by sharing their insights and experiences.Congratulations to the new and renewed legends for the first half of 2023! Albert Tedjadiputra Albertwt (Veeam R&D Forums) Alex Heylin @alexheylin Bertrand Castagnet @BertrandFR B
Happy New Year, community members! 🎊 Hoping that 2023 brings you nothing but happiness & more badges! On the latest Community Recap, @Rick Vanover and @Madi.Cristil discussed the latest badges that were created to celebrate the community and your achievements. Adding the new badges to the batch, we have a total of 24 badges. So, WHAT are they and HOW can you earn them? Here is the complete guide for Veeam Community Badges: Badge Name Description Requirements VUG Leader You're a Veeam User Group Leader! You lead an active VUG/thematic group. Active VUG Member You're an actively engaging Veeam User Group member! You commented 10 times in VUGs. Blogger of the Month Your blog was chosen as the Blog of the Month! <---- Sys Admin Hero You saved the day with your incredible expertise! Special edition badge for Sys Admin Day celebrations. Alfred’s Pick Your username was Alfred's pick of the week
We’ll be announcing the first intake of 2022 Veeam Legends soon, so get excited! Veeam Legends is a Veeam community program, for data protection industry experts who are passionate about technology, innovation and eager to further develop their career, while sharing their experiences with the community.As avid Veeam users, they participate in various community projects:Blogs and podcasts: Bring your knowledge and expertise to the Veeam community. Never blogged? No worries; you can still contribute. The Veeam Community Hub is open to everyone, whether you are a beginning or experienced writer. Veeam University: Get the knowledge you need to stay current and on top, whether its basic features or advanced functionality. Start FREE on-demand training now! Discussion boards: Join discussions about Veeam community projects, Veeam events, the industry and technology news. Veeam User Groups: Connect with your local Veeam community, share experiences, learn from your peers and expand your netwo
The Veeam Legends program operates on a 6-month cadence for intake and renewal, and we’re happy to announce the intake for the 2nd half of 2022.The Veeam Legends program is one of Veeam’s top programs, and recognizes leaders who engage on this community, the Veeam R&D Forums and other Veeam properties. This program, and the similar Veeam Vanguard Program, is a key program for data protection industry experts who are passionate about technology, innovation and eager to further develop their career, while sharing their experiences with the community.Congratulations to the new and renewed legends for the second half of 2022! (Listed alphabetically) Albert Tedjadiputra Albertwt (Veeam R&D Forums) Alex Heylin @alexheylin Bastiaan van Haastrecht b.vanhaastrect (Veeam R&D Forums) Bertrand Castagnet @BertrandFR Bryan Parkerson @bp4JC Chris Childerhose @Chris.Childerhose Chris Eromosele @Iams3le Damien Commenge Matteu (Veeam &RD Forums) Derek Loseke @dloseke NEW Derek Ma
We’re happy to announce that the first intake of the 2022 Veeam Legends class is here!Veeam Legends is a Veeam community program, for data protection industry experts who are passionate about technology, innovation and eager to further develop their career, while sharing their experiences with the community.Congratulations to all the new and renewed Legends!Wolfgang Taitl @vNote42 Jochen Meixner @JMeixner Michael Paul @MicoolPaul Geoff Burke @Geoff Burke Maximilian Maier @regnor Bertrand Castagnet @BertrandFR Falko Banaszak @falkob Mateus Wolff @wolff.mateus Luca Porfiri @Link State Fabian Kessler @Mildur Marco Fabbri @marcofabbri Dipen Kumar @dips Ralf Gross @Ralf Franc van de Westelaken @Franc Harvey Carel soncscy Michael Zenker @mcz Bastiaan van Haastrecht @Bastiaan van Haastrecht Markus Kretzer @MDK Frank Iversen @FrankIversen If you have been named a Veeam Legend, you should have received the acceptance email in your inbox, which will explain the next steps and w
Customer Advisory: Ensure Veeam Backup & Replication Updates Have Been InstalledVeeam Backup & Replication Updates
For all systems, it is critically important to keep systems up to date. This post is a reminder for all users to refer to KB4420 to ensure Veeam Backup & Replication is up to date.KB4420: Release Information for Veeam Backup & Replication 12 Cumulative PatchesWhy is this being brought up here, now?This is being raised here in the community to remind customers about the availability of the cumulative patches for Veeam Backup & Replication. Recently there has been media stories regarding a Veeam vulnerability that was patched on March 7 of this year, however bad actors have been devising new ways to attempt to activate that vulnerability on unpatched systems. Users have received emails about the update, it’s been covered in the V12 Upgrade Center and there even is a Veeam Intelligent Diagnostics alarm for the update:Veeam has a long-standing commitment to ensuring our products protect customers from any potential risk. As part of this, we run a Vulnerability Disclosure Progra
At Veeam, community has always been an important part of our culture and development. As we want to foster even deeper engagement that rewards our customers and partners for the role you’ve played in our success, we are excited to announce the launch of the NEW Community Program, Veeam Legends. Veeam Legends are Veeam users and data protection industry experts who are passionate about technology, innovation and eager to further develop their career, while sharing their experiences with the community. As avid Veeam users, they participate in various community projects, drive local Veeam User Groups and can also influence development of Veeam products and solutions. Apart from that, Veeam Legends are always eager to help their peers and get connected with other community members.Become a Veeam Legend and get exclusive access to:NFR licenses, private betas and prelaunch briefings Veeam R&D insights Veeam Legends swag An invite to the private Veeam Legends group And more!Be an active p
Recoveries, Configuration and V12.1 additional demosVeeam Community Recap #140
This week, @Madi.Cristil is on some well-deserved time off! I’m happy to have @safiya co-hosting this week’s recap with me! Good thing as we have a very special thing we are adding → Additional demos of the Veeam Data Platform upcoming release! This week’s demo is the YARA Scanning in SureBackup jobs. You can watch this week’s episode here:The linksvia @CarySun via @vAdmin via @dloseke Special Department NewsCheck out Veeam KB2443 for the latest update for VMware vSphere Support 8.0 U2 KB2443: Veeam Backup & Replication support for VMware vSpherevia @CarySun If you are the “BINGE WATCH” type - you can play the VeeamON Resiliency Summit on-demand now: Who’s NewWe are happy to welcome +96 new members this week! This week’s coolest usernames are: @bobsbackups @DaHoove31 @Fries-IT and @djhead This week’s Alfred’s Pick is @harmohits! Congratulations, you have a badge coming your way! Have a great weekend everyone!
Veeam Community Recap #95Veeam Community Recap #95
This week, @Rick Vanover and @Madi.Cristil are back at their respective home bases; but not for long as there is another special episode next week. Given we didn’t cover content last week; it’s expected that we broke the rule :) and covered a lot of Special Department news. Watch today’s episode here:The LinkVia @regnor Via @ECraig34 Via @kevin.boddy Via @Geoff BurkeSpecial Department NewsA big thank you to EVERYONE as we have surpassed, 14,000 members in the community! Thank you all!Via @victorwu congratulations on your new book, including a chapter with Veeam!Yesterday was VeeamON Update and it was a blast! You can still watch the replay here: Register for VeeamON Update 2022We announced also on the episode the VMCE Course winners! Congratulations to @cosmik @marcofabbri @dips @alexheylin @Iams3le @Julien Mousqueton @mkevenaar @JailBreak @Vladan @Markus.K1985 @MartinLucansky and @vm_arena.Who’s NewWe welcomed +89 new members as we have passed 14,000 members. A big welcome to everyon
Veeam LegendsIt is our great pleasure to announce the Legends class for the second half of 2023! Veeam Legends program, which is among the top initiatives of Veeam Community, acknowledges individuals who actively participate in the Veeam R&D Forums, the Veeam community, and other Veeam platforms. Veeam Legends is part of the bigger program Veeam 100, together with Veeam Vanguard and Veeam MVP programs. Veeam 100 program plays an important role in empowering data protection industry specialists who possess a strong passion for technology and innovation, and are enthusiastic about advancing their career while also contributing to the community by sharing their insights and experiences.Congratulations to the new and renewed Legends for the second half of 2023! Albert Tedjadiputra Albertwt (Veeam R&D Forums) Alex Heylin @alexheylin Antonio D'Andrea @Andanet NEW Bertrand Castagnet @BertrandFR Chris Childerhose @Chris.Childerhose Chris Eromosele @Iams3le Damien Commenge Matteu
Veeam Community Recap #109Veeam Community Recap #109
This week @Madi.Cristil hosts @Federica for a special recap episode on Veeam Certification programs! You can watch this episode here:The LinksThe Veeam Certified Engineer program page:https://www.veeam.com/vmce-training.html?ad=menu-supportvia @Nico Losschaert via @marcofabbri via @regnor via @Markus.K1985 https://mycloudrevolution.com/de/2022/12/12/vmce-training-review/via @Andanet https://www.andanet.cloud/en/backup-en/my-journey-to-veeam-vmce-certification/via @Vladan https://www.vladan.fr/veeam-vmce-why-become-veeam-certified-engineer/Congratulations to all of those featured in this recap, and we’ll be back next week with the Who’s New selections and information on the new classes of Vanguards and Legends!
Dual posting because I can LOL. I just pushed this blog on the main Veeam blog:Veeam Vanguard nominations are now OPEN for the 2023 class!But the title says it all, Veeam Vanguard 2023 nominations are now open. We have Veeam Vanguard 2023 nominations open for a limited time via this survey: https://vee.am/vv2023 so if you know someone who would be a fit; please refer them to nominate! On the Veeam blog I put a longer narrative but wanted visibility here too! Update: Nominations are closed now, will re-open towards the end of the year.
We are happy to announce the launch of an integration between Veeam University and Community Hub! Veeam University is a free on-demand training built specifically for end-users.Whether you’re new to Veeam or an expert on how to use our solutions, you can get access anywhere, anytime, on any device to the knowledge and expertise you need to stay current, whether that’s basic features or advanced functionality.What does this integration mean to you?This integration means you can easily connect your Veeam University account to your Veeam Community profile and start getting points and badges for all your Veeam University activities and pathway completions.How does it work? Log into Veeam University, use the same email address for logins in both properties (Veeam University and Community Hub), and your points will be scored automatically.To track your achievements, keep an eye on your profile and on the leaderboard. You’ll see how many points you have and the number of badges you’ve achieve
During the last Veeam Community Recap, I and @Rick Vanover announced that we hit 1,000 members on Community Hub. This is a truly great milestone!We would like to acknowledge early and first members of the community and grant a special One of The First! badge to you! It’s awesome to see how many exciting opportunities for community activity allow for new people to engage in innovative ways.We THANK YOU and look forward to more engagement and activity in Veeam Community Hub!
Veeam Community Recap #91Veeam Community Recap #91
In this week’s recap, @Rick Vanover and @Madi.Cristil are back recapping this week’s activity. Surprisingly, Rick is at home and unsurprisingly, Madi has prepared everything. Cool stuff shared this week and some great special department news. See this week’s episode here:The Linksvia @bp4JC and hat tip to @MicoolPaul via @Scott via @Mildur in throwback modeSpecial Department Newsvia @Geoff Burke via @Iams3le Veeam at Microsoft Ignite -» COOL SWAGMicrosoft Ignite 2022 - Register for a Free T-shirt from VeeamWho’s NewWe are happy to welcome +56 new members to the Veeam Community. The coolest usernames are: @Backup Team @veeamrestore @BigBlueStu @coldcircle @newbieguy @KatzKingdom @Terabyte33 Welcome everyone else: @Toby @Jose @Backup Team @AdamLipiec @BrianNgcobo17 @thanh.nguyenhuu @Petr Simek CS SE @BenW @JasonBerry @blicq @cclick @RParsons @DejanPerikic @ACIT @JimmyUK @Tabuton @Efe.O @krailerkm @Ahmed Shakran @PatrickRodrix @veeamrestore @KenChen @SunnyWang @jalal.attar @RichD424 @Bi
Veeam Community Recap #77Veeam Community Recap #77
Veeam Community Recap #99Veeam Community Recap #99
This week @Rick Vanover and @Madi.Cristil are on the verge of the 100th episode (stay tuned!). We are recapping some great content and go bonkers on special department news and a huge group in the Who’s New department, including one special welcome! Watch this week’s recap here:The Linksvia @patricio.rcm via @Iams3le via @Michael Melter Special Department News Join @Geoff Burke for a sit down with Kodekloud Kubernetes trainer Mumshad Mannambeth:December is Chocolately Month! Check out the latest from @mkevenaar The French Speaking Africa Veeam User Group had a great meeting, with V12 previews! (Replay is here)Veeam Vanguard Nominations for 2023 are now open! Read more on the Veeam blog.Via @JBuff Veeam Innovation Awards are no open also! Read about this on the Veeam blog.Want to do something nice? you can send a Veeam holiday card: Happy Holidays Giveaway 2022 - VeeamSpecial Coverage on V12Did you know there are nearly 200 articles on the hub discussing V12? Search them here: https:/