Full control over your VMware and Hyper-V with Altaro VM Backup

Altaro VM Backup is a natural choice, a one-stop-shop for all your backup and recovery needs, providing backup and restore of your Hyper-V and VMware standalone or clustered virtual environments.

How to test and verify backups in Altaro VM Backup

Altaro VM Backup includes a native feature to test and verify the integrity of your backups. If verified, they can be successfully restored. If not, there is a problem. I show you how to configure Test and Verify Backup feature in AVMB.

How to troubleshoot SNMP issues on Windows and Windows Server

SNMP is a common network monitoring protocol used in Windows and Windows Servers. There are certain situations when it stops working or it doesn’t work as expected. And there are potential solutions for those problems. I address 9 potential solutions for this kind of the problem.

PRTG is is the Top Vendor for Enterprise Network Monitoring & Performance of 2022

Paessler attended GITEX Global in Dubai and get awarded as top vendor for enterprise network monitoring & performance of the year 2022. Read more on how was it.

How to update Altaro VM Backup to a newer version

As with any other product, a new release brings new features, enhancements, and fixes. This article focused on Altaro VM Backup and the procedure to update an old to a newer version of your favorite backup software.

How to monitor FortiGate HA members with PRTG

In order to increase network reliability, FortiGate provides you with a cluster feature. PRTG helps you to monitor the sync status between cluster nodes and check if all nodes are fully operational. Check how to monitor your HA members with PRTG.

Automate SNMP configuration in Windows domain network

Configuring an SNMP on a few Windows machines is not a big deal, but what if you need to perform SNMP configuration changes (community string, IPs, traps) on hundreds or thousands of Windows machines. That could be challenging if it is not done in the most efficient way. I will show you how to do it in less than 10 minutes by automating SNMP configuration via GPOs.

How to monitor VPN tunnels on FortiGate using PRTG

PRTG provides you with a native sensor to monitor VPN statistics on FortiGate firewalls. This sensor only shows UP and DOWN VPN tunnels, and not the details about the specific VPN connection. However, there is a trick on how to monitor specific VPN tunnels using the SNMP Custom sensor. Read below.

Get notified if there are X number of unknown PRTG sensor

Get notified by PRTG if there are X number of sensors in unknown or other sensor states on your main PRTG Core server. You can do it on the same PRTG core server or a different one.

Backup and Restore Options in Altaro VM Backup

Altaro VM Backup supports you with the backup and restores strategy of your VMware and Hyper-V. You can backup your VM to an onsite and offsite location. It supports several restore options addressed in this article.

Convert VMDK to VHD(X) and run it on Hyper-V

Learn how to migrate VM from VMware to Hyper-V by converting VMDK to VHD(X) virtual disk. For that purpose, I use the tool Vmdk2Vhd.

How to manage your Hyper-V VMs using web interface

Hyper-V server and web console sound a bit odd. In this article, I’ll break a myth. I show how to manage your Hyper-V VMs using HV Manager. HV Manager provides Hyper-V functionalities over the web interface.