Veeam: Resolving the Volume Problem of Backups on Deduplicated Servers

Symptom On Windows servers with deduplication enabled, at regular intervals the backup size is increased. Below are several screenshots showing the problem: Reason The problem is not with Veeam software, but with deduplication on Windows Server. When configuring deduplication, a memory cleanup job is configured to optimize deduplication, by default this is done every Saturday …

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Delete a backup control point in Hyper-V without a delete option

snapshot

It happens in Hyper-V that a third-party software (backup) create a control point that is not possible to delete through the GUI. You have to switch to PowerShell to delete the control point. 1. Open a PowerShell administrator window and enter the following command to display the snapshots. Get-VMSnapshot -ComputerName <SERVER-HYPER-V> -VMName <VM> This should …

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Enable Windows Active Directory Recycle Bin 2012/2016/2019

Delete Objects - Trash

Introduction The Active Directory Recycle Bin is a feature that came with Windows 2008R2, which is disabled by default. To activate the recycle bin, the domain and drill level must be at least 2008R2. Once the trash is activated, it is not possible to go back. To use the Active Directory Recycle Bin, use the …

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