Author Archives: Eric Harless

About Eric Harless

Eric is Head Geek for Data Protection at SolarWinds

Single Sign-on (SSO) Now Available for SolarWinds® Backup version 18.11

We are happy to inform you that on November 15, 2018 we successfully released the Single Sign-on (SSO) update for SolarWinds Backup 18.11.

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Single Sign-on (SSO) Coming Soon to SolarWinds® Backup

Great news! In early November user authorization for the Backup Console @ https://backup.management will migrate to a new Single Sign-on identity server. Once logged in, your credentials will be standardized between other supported SolarWinds applications you have authorization for.

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Monitoring and Alerting on LocalSpeedVault Health Status

The purpose of this post is to inform you of additional alerting, that is being enabled globally over the coming weeks, that will inform you in the event that a backup device you manage has a LocalSpeedVault (LSV) failure.  Depending … Continue reading

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January 23rd: Support System Outage – RESOLVED

As you may know, Salesforce is experiencing a widespread outage. As a result, some customers are experiencing intermittent error messages when trying to reach/access support via all support channels.

Posted in Backup & Recovery, MSP Mail, MSP Manager, MSP Remote Monitoring & Management, MSP Service Desk, Risk Intelligence

Wi-Fi Security Compromise:

Researchers have detected a vulnerability through which Wi-Fi Protected Access II (WPA2) handshake traffic can be manipulated to induce nonce and session key re-use, resulting in key re-installation by a wireless access point (AP) or client.

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Phishing Campaigns Timely for Cybersecurity Awareness Month

We are aware of several phishing campaigns purporting to be SolarWinds with a malicious .doc attachment. The malicious document is being referenced in several phishing campaigns not related to SolarWinds. Our marketing infrastructure was not compromised; we only use PDF … Continue reading

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Announcing Availability of SolarWinds Backup Version 17.9

We are pleased to announce version 17.9 of SolarWinds Backup. This release is available for our standalone partners to download directly from within the Management Console or our download site. Version 17.9 is our September 2017 release and includes the following updates … Continue reading

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