Start Veeam SOBR job

How to start Veeam SOBR job? Note: this is for Veeam version 9.5 update 4 / 4a. If you are using a scale out repository with Veeam and have setup that repository with object cloud storage, then you may notice a SOBR tiering job. First off, this job will periodically run every four hours as …

Veeam Capacity Tier Unsupported legacy data block format

While working with Veeam version 9.5 update 4, I wanted to setup a scaling repository to Amazon AWS. The backups would be stored locally first then scale out to the cloud once they got too old. I had existing backups and wanted to test my new configuration. Following this guide from Veeam here, I initiated …

Veeam Backup Service wont Start

Have you ever installed a new Veeam Backup server but then Veeam won’t start?  I ran into this issue recently can got the error ‘The Veeam Backup Service service on Local Computer started and then stopped. Some services stop automatically if they are not in use by other services or programs.’ However, this does not …

VMCE v9.5 Study Guide

The Veeam Certified Engineer (VMCE) V9.5 Study Guide. Below is an incomplete list of study material I used for my VMCE Study Guide. This guide may not be up to date on the latest version of Veeam. (Updated 1/17/2019) After going through the test and passing I wanted to share my experience for others out …

List of Veeam file extensions

First off, below is a list of Veeam file extensions with an explanation for each. Overall, I used this list for studying for the VMCE exam. (Updated 1/17/2019) VBK – this is a full backup file VIB – incremental backup file VRB – reverse incremental backup file (Quick note, I think VBR is a miss-print …