Tag Archives: Backup

World Backup Day March 31, 2023

[German]March 31st of every year is "World Backup Day", and it's to remind people of the importance of backups. To mark the day, a little kaleidoscope of information around this topic. Advertising

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Veeam fixes critical vulnerability CVE-2023-27532 in Backup & Replication V11a/V12

[German]A small note for users of the backup software from the manufacturer Veeam. As of March 7, 2023, Veeam has fixed a critical vulnerability (CVE-2023-27532) in its Backup & Replication product in versions V11a/V12 via an update. The update via … Continue reading

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How to find weak passwords in Active Directory and eliminate them with PowerShell

[Sponsored Post]Weak or compromised passwords are a known gateway for attackers. If you are able to identify which users in Active Directory (AD) are threatened by this, then PowerShell can help to remedy it. However, PowerShell scripts cannot eliminate basic AD deficits, other tools are needed for this. More ...

SysAdmin Day: The cloud, security and backup risks

[German]Today, July 29, is the International Day of the System Administrator, a day for all the IT professionals who do their best every day to somehow keep the IT systems running and secure against cyber threats. I assume that this … Continue reading

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World Backup Day 2022

Today, 31 March 2022, is World Backup Day again – a good time to think about what an effective data backup strategy needs to do. A lot has changed in recent years! More and more data is hosted in the … Continue reading

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Windows 10/11: Backup and Restore from Win7 is broken since Jan. 2022

[English]Another short addendum from this week on a topic that should hardly concern anyone. Microsoft has admitted that the "Backup and Restore" function known from Windows 7 for saving and restoring backups is now simply broken in Windows 10 and … Continue reading

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Acronis changes user unintentionally settings again(Sept. 2021)

[German]Question for people who use Acronis True Image (ATI) for backup. A blog reader pointed out a recurring problem with ATI to me back in late September 2021. The software seems to again forget or automatically change settings that the … Continue reading

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Veeam backup fails due to Azure AD issue; patch for Veeam Backup for Office 365

[German]The worldwide disruption in Microsoft's Azure Active Directory on March 15,/16, 2021 has affected many services. Among others, backup solutions that rely on Microsoft services provided by Azure AD for authentication have likely failed. This includes Veeam Office 365 backups. … Continue reading

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VEEAM Instant VM Recovery: Potential data loss

[German]Today a brief information for administrators using VEEAM Instant VM Recovery. In certain cases, vSphere may be at risk of data loss if not responded to. In the meantime a patch is available to fix the problem. Advertising

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Acronis True Image: Root cause for Backup settings issue

[German]Users of Acronis True Image (ATI), who use the product for backup, recently experienced a problem that the software forgot the backup settings. Now Acronis has provided the explanation. Advertising

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‘Black Friday Deal’: Macrium Reflect for 31,48 Euro

[German]Just a short hint for people who are looking for a backup program for Windows for home use. The product Macrium Reflect is available at 50 % off at Black Friday: 31,48€ for 1 PC, 62,98€ for the 4 PC … Continue reading

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