Configure SQL Server transaction log Backup in Veeam & Backup Replication

 I have created backup job using Create Backup Job In Veeam Backup & Replication and added both SQL node that is member of MS cluster and AG.

POC01 & POC02

Select Existing created Job Backup-SQL-AG

Right click and Edit -> Go to Virtual Machine and verify both nodes are added or not.

Go to Guest Processing
Check Mark on Enable application-aware processing

Click Application

Select VM one by one and click Edit
Click on SQL -> Check mark on Backup logs periodically (requires simple recovery model)
And set the time to run SQL Server transaction log back on every *** Minutes.
Also, if you may decide to keep SQL Server transaction log backup for how long time
Check mark on Retain log backups, like Until the corresponding image-level backup is deleted or keep only last *** days of log backups.

Add Guest OS credentials, make sure you have local Administrator access as well as Sysadmin at SQL level.

Click Test now to check the credentials that you have enter is correct.
No apply and Finish.
Once the backup will complete go to Disk under Backup and you will see SQL Server transaction log backup has also taken along with full backup.

One-time full backup will run, and SQL T log backup will run in every 5 Minutes

Step to enable NFS service, create NFS shared folder and give access to mount NFS shared folder in Veeam backup and Replication using Synology NAS device.



Step to enable NFS service, create NFS shared folder and give access to mount NFS shared folder in Veeam backup and Replication using Synology NAS device.



Click on File Services


Click File Services -> NFS -> Enable NFS service.

Maximum NFS protocol: Drop down and select the version NFSv3.



Click Advanced Settings and configure the policy based on our requirements.


Step to create Shared Folder and enable NFS sharing.

Click File Sharing -> Shared Folder -> Create.


Under General

Name-:   Give folder name.

Description-: Description


Check mark on below highlighted.

Advanced -> Check mark on Enable shared folder quota.



Add local or Domain users and give access based on requirements.

Add initiator host IP/subnet to allow access to mount NFS folder.




Oracle KVM


Mount ISO file in VMware workstation
Boot the VM with ISO 
Select Install Oracle Linux

Select Language

Click on warning under system, Software & Localization configuration. And update the missing configuration.

Enter User Name and password.

Select Disk -> Click Next

Once all the highlighted warning you fixed-> Begin the installation. 

Once installation will complete, install required packages

What is vSAN file service? And how to configure step by step


What is vSAN file service? And how to configure step by step

vSAN native file services draw attention for many reasons. Its flexibility, integration, and capabilities make it a good fit for a variety of use cases. The initial version provided a key element to serving up cloud-native applications in vSAN: Persistent, read-write many (RWM) volumes. vSAN 7 Update 1 improved on the capabilities of file services even further with support for SMB v2.1 and v3, Active Directory integration and Kerberos Support. vSAN 7 U2 extends the capabilities of vSAN file services in new and interesting ways including support for stretched clusters, data-in-transit encryption, snapshots and improved scale, performance and efficiency.

Step to configure File service using vSAN step by step.

I have already built 3 node vSAN cluster.

1 Node I am using for Witness and 2 nodes for FTT.

Login to vCenter console

Click on vSAN enabled cluster

Configuration -> Select File Shares

Give File service domain name -> Next

Select Protocol –> IPv4

Assign DNS servers 

Assign DNS suffixes

Assign Subnet mask & Gateway

Assign IP and DNS name manually or select Autofill.

Click next

Check mark on Active directory service

AD domain name

AD username and password

 Follow the steps and click next & finish

Get-Certificate: CertEnroll::CX509Enrollment::Enroll: Error Parsing Request The request subject name is invalid or too long. 0x80094001

 Get-Certificate: CertEnroll::CX509Enrollment::Enroll: Error Parsing Request  The request subject name is invalid or too long. 0x80094001 (-2146877439 CERTSRV_E_BAD_REQUESTSUBJECT) The request ID is 1109849. A certificate could not be issued by the certification authority.: The request subject name is invalid or too long. 0x80094001 (-2146877439 CERTSRV_E_BAD_REQUESTSUBJECT). This may be the result of user credentials being required on the remote machine. See Enable-WSManCredSSP Cmdlet help on how to enable and use CredSSP for delegation with PowerShell remoting.

When you are getting error The request subject name is invalid or too long. 0x80094001 make sure you are not using more than two characters for C= 

Get-Certificate -Template WebServerCustom -SubjectName "CN,OU = DEMO,O = DEMO,L = Dubai,S = IND,C = DE" -DnsName, DEMOVC002 -CertStoreLocation cert:\LocalMachine\My

Access is denied. (Exception from HRESULT: 0x80070005 (E_ACCESSDENIED))

 If you are getting below error while adding node or connecting node in existing cluster .

Access is denied. (Exception from HRESULT: 0x80070005 (E_ACCESSDENIED))

Solution -: Make sure you have installed all latest patches in node before adding to the cluster.

In-Place Upgrade failed with error 0x8007042B - 0x4000D


If you  see error code 0x8007042B - 0x4000D at 82-83% during In-Place upgrade from 2012 R2 to windows server 2016 or 2019.

Make sure, you have enough space in  C drive, always keep C drive space around 100GB free space before going for In-Place Upgrade.

VMware vRealize Orchestrator | Aria Automation Installation and known issue troubleshooting | LCMVRAVACONFIG590003

Aria Automation Installation failing at Initialize vRealize Automation cluster with below error.

Issue – Error Code: LCMVRAVACONFIG590003

Cluster initialization failed on vRA.
vRA va initialize failed on : xxxx-xxxx-xxxx, 
Please login to the vRA and check /var/log/deploy.log file for more
information on failure. If its a vRA HA and to reset the load balancer,
set the ‘isLBRetry’ to ‘true’ and enter a valid load balancer hostname.

Default root password of  VMware vRealize Orchestrator Appliance is vmware

passwd -x 99999 root

  1. Log into the Appliance with SSH.

  2. Navigate to /opt/charts/vco/templates/

  3. Copy/Backup the deployment.yaml file using the command:

cp deployment.yaml /tmp/

  1. Edit the deployment.yaml file using your preferred editor (vi deployment.yaml).

  1. Locate the string:

  2. Replace the text as follows.

Search for row that contains this text:


- "/bin/bash"

- "-c"

- "/"

Edit this row by just adding these two "sed" commands before / script. The row after editing should looks similar to this::

- "/bin/bash"

- "-c"

- "sed -i 's/root:.*/root:x:18135:0:99999:7:::/g' /etc/shadow && sed -i

's/vco:.*/vco:x:18135:0:99999:7:::/g' /etc/shadow && /"

  1. Save the file

If you are deploying outside of vRealize Suite Lifecycle Manager, follow these steps:

  1. Navigate to /opt/scripts/

  1. Execute the script: ./

If you are deploying through vRealize Suite Lifecycle Manager, follow these steps:

  1. Log back into Lifecycle Manager and 'Retry' the deployment that failed.  

  2. Installation should now progress as expected.

  1. Now configuration has completed

  1. Open below url 

Click on Control Center

Login with root credential

Click Validate configuration

Validation completed successfully.

Now click configuration Authentication Provider

From drop down select vSphere

And enter vSphere details

Accept certificate and click save change

Click Register

Select default tenant and admin group

Click Save Changes

Now open vRealize orchestrator link

Click start the Orchestrator client

And login with vSphere account that we have added in tenant.

Click Workflows

In search box type -> Add a vCenter Server Instance

Click Run and enter vCenter details that you want to add

Click user ID and password

Click on Additional Endpoints

vCenter -> Configuration -> click on Register vCenter Orchestrator

Click Run

Enter vCenter details and click Run

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