Veeam: File Recovery from Volume with Deduplication

Windows deduplication issue When you want to restore a file from a volume with deduplication enabled, you get the following error messages: Veeam : Copying data from deduplicated volumes requires that the console is installed on Windows 2012 R2 with data deduplication feature enabled. Windows: Error 0x80070780: The system cannot access the file. Cause To …

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Veeam Backup Office 365 Community Edition (v5): installation and configuration

In this tutorial, I will (re) introduce you to Veeam Backup for Microsoft Office 365 Community Edition (V5). As its name suggests, it is a backup software dedicated to backing up Microsoft Office 365 tenants (Exchange, OneDrive, SharePoint, etc.). The Community Edition is a free edition of Veeam Backup Office 365 that allows you to …

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Active Directory: Restore default GPOs Default Domain Policy / Default Domain Controller Policy

In this tutorial, we will see how to restore GPO Default Domain Policy / Default Domain Controller Policy to default. On domain controllers, a DCGPOFIX command line tool is available to restore the 2 default policies. Before proceeding with the restoration of the policies, I advise you to make a backup of this one before. …

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Veeam Backup Office 365 – Installation and use

Introducing Veeam Backup Office 365 Veeam Backup Office 365 is a software which allows the backup of mailboxes hosted on Office 365. It is also possible to backup a local Exchange with. Installation 1. Download Veeam Backup Office 365 from the site 2. Unzip the archive. 3. Launch the executable 1. 4. Click on …

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Windows Backup: installation and configuration

Overview Windows Backup

Presentation Windows Server includes a feature (Windows Backup) that allows you to perform full system backups or a portion of it. It can be used to back up virtual machines, SQL Server databases, file server … It is recommended to use a hard disk dedicated to backups to have incremental backups, in case of user …

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SQL Server Restore a Database from a Backup (BAK)

Lauch restore

In this tutorial, I will show you how to restore a SQL Server database from a backup file (BAK). To perform the restore, you must have SQL Server Manager Studio (SSMS). Restore a database In order to find the backup files, I copied them to the Backup folder of the SQL Server installation, which is …

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GPO: disable access to previous versions


In this tutorial, I’ll explain how to disable access to previous versions from client computers by GPO in an active directory environment. Although convenient, this feature in case of user error can do some damage. As a reminder, in normal operation, access to previous versions is available by right-clicking on the folder. The GPO I …

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Enable Windows Active Directory Recycle Bin 2012/2016/2019

Delete Objects - Trash

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 ADAC …

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Altaro backup: installation and use with Hyper-V

Altaro backup - restore as clone

In this tutorial, I will explain how to set up Altaro Backup with Hyper-V. Altaro Backup is a backup solution for virtual environments Hyper-V and VMware running Windows. It has the advantage of being very light and does not require SQL Server database. It allows the following restorations: For very small environments, Altaro has the …

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