Creating Backup Repository in Veeam Backup & Replication 6.5

IN This we are going to take a look at step by step procedure to create a Backup Repository in Veeam Backup & Replication 6.5. Especially I am going to explain the steps to create a backup repository using windows Shared Folder. Veeam® Backup & Replication 6.5 provides powerful, easy to use, and affordable data protection for virtualized applications and data on VMware vSphere.

Backup can be performed to the following storage targets:

• Local (internal) disk storage of the backup repository server.

• Direct Attached Storage (DAS) connected to the backup repository server, including

external USB/eSATA drives and raw device mapping (RDM) volumes.

• Storage Area Network (SAN). Backup repository server must be connected into the SAN

fabric via hardware HBA or software iSCSI initiator, and the corresponding volumes must

be seen in the Microsoft Windows Disk Management snap-in.

• Network Attached Storage (NAS) able to represent itself as CIFS (SMB) share (direct

operation), or NFS share (must be mounted on a Linux backup repository server).

Procedure to Create Backup Repository

Open the Management Console, Click on Backup Infrastructure on the left side and Click on Add Repository

Enter the Name for the New Repository and click on Next

Choose one of the Type to create a Backup Repository. I am going to Use Windows Shared folder. SO I Selected Shared folder . Click on Next.

Click on Browse or Enter the shared folder path. Provide the Credentials for shared folder if it is required.

Verify the Shared folder space details and configure Load Control Options. Click  on Next

Enable vPower NFS in this page and Click on Next

Review the Selected Options and Click on Next

It will Few seconds to configure the Selected Shared folder Repository. Once it is completed, Click on Finish.

Thats it, You newly created Shared repository will appear under list of Backup Repository in Management Console.

I believe this post is informative for you. Thanks for Reading !!!!

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