Way back when Veeam Backup & Replication v10 was released, there was a lot of new features and functionalities focused around the Linux ecosystem, this ranged from the ability to now leverage Linux Proxies in hot add mode to protect your VMware virtualised environment, on top of that the ability to use NFS repositories, well this was possible pre v10 but it required a middle man to achieve this, the middle man I mention is where we required a Linux server to write the data to the NFS share, ideal for some smaller NAS devices. VIX for Linux was another important feature for file levelRead More →

I wanted to share this, and this is nothing new, really its for my own notes as I wanted to share my YouTube channel RSS feed in Microsoft Teams. There are 4 steps you need to take. Navigate to the YouTube channel you wish to add to your RSS feed. Next we need to view the page source code, right click anywhere on the page to get the context menu and select view page source. You will likely now see something like below, We then need to find the following text hit F3 or CNTRL + F and search for “channel-external-id” Get the value ofRead More →

A few months back I won a stream deck for my home office makeover that I have covered a few times here, I am not a streamer but anything that can automate and orchestrate my life to be easy is a win. This is what I have been doing with the stream deck whilst also checking out StreamLabs OBS and OBS for actual streaming content. I have buttons setup for zoom meetings, my Elgato Key Light Airs, some key web sites and tools I use daily and more than once and now this, which is related to screen resolution. If you want to see moreRead More →

This post takes a high-level look at the FlexPod solutions NetApp offers today and provides the basic fundamentals:  what comprises a FlexPod, the unique benefits FlexPod delivers, how to identify a FlexPod opportunity, standard configurations, etc. If you’re new to FlexPod, this should get you off to a great start. FlexPod Architecture What is FlexPod? Shared infrastructure for a wide range of environments and applications. •       Validated, standardised, shared infrastructure •       Flexibility and scalability within a single rack •       Centralised management of pooled resources •       Deployment guides with step-by-step instructions •       Solution guides pre-define multiple workloads •       Multiple sizing tools Minimum requirements for a “FlexPod”Read More →