LabTech RMM and Veeam's new free backup management plugin

    Many of the "features" in Veeam solutions were added at the request of users - for example, Veeam Backup & Replication added support for recording backups to tape and a plugin for the Kaseya platform . Recently, another wish was implemented, which will be discussed later - Veeam Backup & Replication Add-on for LabTech.
    By the way, to my surprise, habro search yields a zero result at the request of "LabTech", so I’ll open the topic and tell you what it is, for whom and with what it is eaten .

    LabTech - A Work Tool for IT Service Providers

    LabTech’s Remote Monitoring and Management Platform (IT Monitoring) is used by cloud-based service providers (such as the well-known IaaS (infrastructure as a service), PaaS (platform as a service) and BaaS (backup as service). Client companies lease computing power from a service provider and thereby save on the organization and management of their own data center. Fast, convenient, cost-effective. Using LabTech, the administrator on the pro side Eider services have a central console for remote management, configuration and monitoring of infrastructure many customers.
    There are so many additional modules for LabTech - Autotask for billing, ConnectWise for synchronizing user data and ticket management, Microsoft CRM and many other specialized applications, including add-ons for supporting backup systems and data protection. Depending on which backup software is used on the side of the service provider, the management and configuration of the corresponding plug-ins in LabTech is carried out either using the Backup Manager tool or LT Backup Manager.

    LabTech Integration with Veeam Backup & Replication

    The Veeam Backup & Replication plug-in for LabTech allows administrators on the service provider's side to monitor the status of the Veeam backup infrastructure.
    You can install the Veeam plugin on LabTech version 2013.0 and higher; integration is done under LT Backup Manager. After installation, two new tabs appear in the LabTech central control console (LabTech Control Center): Veeam Backup Infrastructure and Veeam Backup Jobs, which display the basic metrics of Veeam backup servers and data on the security of VMware vSphere and Microsoft Hyper-V client virtual machines .

    Veeam Backup Infrastructure Dashboard

    The new plug-in saves administrators from the headache, simplifies the analysis of the security of virtual machines from data loss: the console displays data on the status of tasks for backup and replication, notifications about critical situations in backup infrastructure, information about the state of the repository, etc. In addition, using Veeam backup Add-on, you can manage tickets and create reports based on the collected data (the data is collected from Veeam backup servers and virtual machines using LabTech agents).

    Veeam Backup Jobs Dashboard

    To date, the Veeam Backup & Replication plugin for LabTech is available for download in beta2 version and is undergoing final testing, in which you can also take part. Comments on his work can be left on the Veeam forum or in the comments on this post.

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