Karinne Bessette is a Technologist at Veeam within the Product Strategy team based in the United States. Bessette has a strong technical background in network and security with certifications from Cisco for Security (CCNA) and Routing & Switching (CCNA) as well as CompTIA Network+ and Security +. She is well versed in multiple Operating Systems, achieving Linux Professional Institutes Essentials and CompTIA A+ certifications. She has developed project management skills to self-manage tasks in a goal-oriented fashion, obtaining the Project+ from CompTIA. At Veeam, Karinne has worked as a Customer Support Engineer supporting Veeam products. In her time at Veeam she has written and updated documentation, completed VMCE certification, lead a team as a Technical Senior, and has pushed to obtain technical knowledge outside just the scope of her role. Follow Karinne on Twitter or @Veeam.
Here is a hot topic for Veeam Backup for Microsoft Office 365 users: how to reallocate a license to a user without waiting 31 days. In order to remove a license from a user, you first need to delete that user’s data from all configured repositories and run the remove license command with PowerShell. Let's do this!
When coming up with the idea for this topic, I asked myself, "Why would someone need to create a VTL?" For myself, I needed something I could play with in a lab environment without the cost of extra equipment, but this is something you can do in your production environment as well. This article covers how to create a free VTL (virtual tape library) on CentOS 7 and connect it to a Veeam server.