Archive for 2020

How to Convert Pass-through Disk to VHDX or VMDK

BackupChain®: Backup Software and Toolset Made for IT Professionals There are two possibilities available to convert a pass-through disk to a virtual disk. The first option is to do the conversion from inside the virtual machine, since the VM has the pass-through disk directly attached to it. The advantage here is that no downtime will […]

FTP Server TCP/IP Port Exhaustion Prevention

TCP/IP Port Exhaustion Prevention affects FTP servers and other services using the TCP stack as well. In the case where a lot of TCP links are created and closed very quickly, as is the case in most web and FTP servers, you should change the following two system settings to prevent port exhaustion during peak […]

Backup Software and Long File Names: What You Need To Know

What is the Issue with Long File Names? Why is the length of the file name such a problem for backups? First of all, unlike BackupChain many disaster recovery solutions cannot handle long file names as they are based on the older windows concept. When an individual makes a backup the software will follow the […]