Arcserve – Backup a ‘Mapped Drive / UNC Path”
Mar09

Arcserve – Backup a ‘Mapped Drive / UNC Path”

KB ID 0001165¬†Dtd 09/03/16 Problem It’s been such a long time since I touched any backup software, I setup Arcserve UDP this week for a ¬†client to backup their servers to a NAS drive, then they wanted to back that data off to tape for an offsite backup. I installed Arcserve no problem, it looks much the same as it did last time I used it. When I expanded the server-name only¬†the local drives were shown, as I only had a basic...

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Veeam  Backup and Recovery Setup Error – ‘The Setup was unable to install new instance of Microsodt SQL Server’
Nov17

Veeam Backup and Recovery Setup Error – ‘The Setup was unable to install new instance of Microsodt SQL Server’

KB ID 0000726 Dtd 29/11/12 Problem Seen today while installing Veeam 6.5 Backup and Recovery on Windows Server 2008 R2 The setup was unable to install new instance of Microsoft SQL server. Make sure this server meets minimum system requirements, or try installing it manually. Solution 1. Press Windows Key+R > appwiz.cpl {enter} > Uninstall ALL references to SQL Server and Veeam (Warning: Obviously if the server is using SQL, SQL...

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Veeam – “Task Failed Error: No connections could be made because the target machine actively refused it”
Nov17

Veeam – “Task Failed Error: No connections could be made because the target machine actively refused it”

KB ID 0000758 Dtd 04/02/13 Problem Seen when running Veeam Backup and Replication. Error Task Failed Error: No connections could be made because the target machine actively refused it Also when trying to connect to VMware VCenter from the Backup and Replication management console; Error Failed to connect to “Host-name” by SOAP, port 443, user “User-Name”, proxy srv: port:0 Unable to connect to the remote server...

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Veeam Backup Error – ‘Unable to release guest. Error: Unfreeze error:’
Nov17

Veeam Backup Error – ‘Unable to release guest. Error: Unfreeze error:’

KB ID 0000763 Dtd 08/02/13 Problem Yesterday morning, I walked into the office, the boss told me a client’s Exchange was running slowly and they had had a Veeam backup fail. I know this client well enough to know if it was something simple he would have fixed it himself, so while my laptop booted I armed myself with a coffee. By the time I got on remotely, Ben on the help desk had also got online and was giving me the heads up...

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Veeam Backup Error: ‘Failed to prepare guest for hot backup’
Nov17

Veeam Backup Error: ‘Failed to prepare guest for hot backup’

KB ID 0000799 Dtd 02/04/13 Problem While backing up a couple of servers (SBS box and a TS/RDP Server) I got this error; Failed to prepare guest for hot backup. Error VSSControl Failed to prepare guest for freeze, wait timeout 900 sec Solution This is common if the target server is a ‘busy’ server (like SBS or SQL). You may need to make a registry change on the Veeam Server. 1. Start > Run >regedit {enter}. 2....

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Veeam – Error ‘Traffic block header is corrupted’
Nov17

Veeam – Error ‘Traffic block header is corrupted’

KB ID 0000865 Dtd 08/10/13 Problem Seen on Veeam Backup and Replication 6.5 Error: Client error: Traffic block header is corrupted, traffic block index ‘14537045829806812737’. Unable to retrieve next block transmission command. Number of already processed blocks: [188511]. Solution I struggled to find any decent info on this error on the internet, so I picked up the phone and called Veeam. First line asked me to apply the...

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