Connecting to Veeam Backup Server

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    If the backup file from which you plan to restore data resides in a repository managed by Veeam backup server, you must connect to that Veeam backup server.

    Connecting to Veeam Backup Server Important

    Permissions on the backup repository managed by the target Veeam backup server must be granted beforehand. To learn more, see Setting Up User Permissions on Backup Repositories.

    To connect to Veeam backup server, use the following command:

    veeamconfig vbrserver add --name <vbr_server_name> --address <vbr_server_ip_address> [--port <vbr_port>] --login <username> [--domain <domain>] [--password <user_password>]

    where:

    • <vbr_name> — name of the Veeam backup server that manages the backup repository.
    • <vbr_address> — IP address of the Veeam backup server.
    • <vbr_port>Veeam Agent for IBM AIX uses the default port 10006 to communicate with the  Veeam Backup & Replication server.
    • <username> — user name of the account that has access to the Veeam backup repository.

    You can specify a user name in the username or username@domain format. In the latter case, you do not need to specify a domain as a value of the --domain option.

    Connecting to Veeam Backup Server Note

    You cannot provide a user name in the domain\username format.

    • <domain> — use this option to specify the domain of the Veeam Backup & Replication server if your IBM AIX machine and the Veeam Backup & Replication server are in different domains.
    • <password> — password of the account that has access to the Veeam backup repository. If you do not specify the password, Veeam Agent will prompt you to provided it prior to executing the veeamconfig vbrserver add command.

    For example:

    root@srv01:/# veeamconfig vbrserver add --name vbr01 --address 172.24.137.4 --login veeam --domain tech --password P@ssw0rd

    For more information on interacting with Veeam Backup & Replication servers, see Managing Veeam Backup & Replication Servers.