The case of failed Exchange & SQL backups when using VMware vSphere 6 and Veeam Backup & Replication 8

By: Netanel Ben-Shushan & Yaniv Totiashvili  In my case, I tried to take Exchange Server 2013 backups using Veeam Backup & Replication v8, or Veeam B&R 8 for short. The Exchange Server 2013 is a virtual machine (VM) that’s running on top of VMware vSphere 6 environment. When I tried to take backup of Exchange …

How to Removing unwanted plug-ins from vCenter Server

Start your web browser, go to https://vcenter server name or IP/mob Click Content. Click ExtensionManager. Select and copy the name of the plug-in you want to remove from the list of values under Properties. For a list of default plug-ins, see the Additional Information section of this article. Click UnregisterExtension. A new window appears. Paste …

Create Email enabled contacts bulk

many organizations we need to create bulk contacts  Create an input file name contacts1.csv with the following attributes and values Open the Exchange management shell and run the below cmd after copying all contacts to the path of shell Import-Csv “contacts1.csv” | ForEach {New-MailContact -Name $_.Name -Firstname $_.FirstName -LastName $_.LastName -ExternalEmailAddress $_.ExternalEmailAddress -OrganizationalUnit “Domainname/OUname”}