Veeam is hosting their VeeamOn Tour Virtual 2017 event on December 5th, and I’ll be part of the panel of bloggers in the Expert Lounge!
Veeam describes the event like this:
The biggest online Availability event in EMEA — VeeamON Tour Virtual 2017 — is once again coming to your desktop! No need to leave your chair — Experience Availability simply by joining us for an ultimate digital journey!
VeeamON Tour Virtual runs from 11 am to 5 pm CET, and offers three separate tracks; Business, Technical and Cloud.
Check out the agenda and sign up for this free event now, find me in the Expert Lounge, and get your Veeam-on!
Naturally, when there is a new vCenter instance, all the Virtual Machine Managed Object Reference’s (MoRef) change, which makes Veeam Backup & Replication start a new backup/replication chain, since all VMs are treated as new ones. Not ideal by any means, but at least you wouldn’t have to recreate all your jobs.
Veeam has now made a tool available that can map old MoRef’s to new MoRef’s in your backup jobs, in order to keep your incremental chains intact even after replacing your vCenter.