Author Archives: Maxime

About Maxime

Hi ! I'm Maxime. Founder and independant author of vDays.net. I have worked in service IT since 3 years ago, after a 5 years’ internship. Via this blog, I would like share and discuss with you on new technologies, especially on virtualization and VMware.

[TUTO] -Veeam: Add a Scale-Out Backup Repository (SOBR)

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By | 6 December 2018

Small explanation on Veeam today, and specifically on the Scale-Out Backup repository feature, otherwise called SOBR. What is Scale-Out Backup Repository? This is a feature that will allow to add storage capacity within a pool, and this in a totally transparent way for the “repository” and for the existing jobs. Thus, you will be able… Read More »

[TSHOOT] – Veeam : Failed to connect to Veeam Backup

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By | 31 August 2018

Small issue today wanting to connect to my backup server Veeam, from the console that is on this same server. I was getting the following message: Failed to connect to Veeam Backup & Replication server: No connection could be made because the target machine actively refused it 127.0.0.1:9392 Looking for a bit I realized that… Read More »

[TSHOOT] – VMware PowerOn : A general system error occurred : Connection refused

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By | 4 April 2018

Hello ! Little trouble yesterday when wanting to start a VM I encountered the following error: A general system error occurred: Connection refused After a few minutes of research especially in the VMware KB I applied the few recommendations found : Check the status of the vmware-vpx-workflow service in your vCenter console First of all,… Read More »

[TUTO] – Synology : Generate and install a Let’s Encrypt SSL certificate for free

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By | 26 January 2018

Another feature, very convenient, supported by Synology: the ability to generate and install a let’s Encrypt SSL certificate directly from/on a synology! In a previous article-Synology : Reverse proxy on NAS Synology saw how to use its synology NAS as reverse proxy. It is rather not bad because it allows to centralize access to the different… Read More »