Integration with Veeam Backup & Replication

If you plan to use Veeam Agent for IBM AIX 2.0 with Veeam Backup & Replication, you must install Veeam Backup & Replication 10a or later on the Veeam backup server.

You can store backup files created with Veeam Agent for IBM AIX on backup repositories managed by Veeam Backup & Replication. To do this, you must specify a Veeam backup repository as a target location in the backup job settings. A list of available Veeam backup repositories appears in Veeam Agent after you connect to the Veeam backup server. To learn more, see Managing Veeam Backup & Replication Servers.

To store Veeam Agent backups, you can use a simple backup repository or scale-out backup repository.

Veeam Agent for IBM AIX works with the Veeam Backup & Replication backup repository as with any other backup repository. Backup files are stored to a separate directory; you can perform standard restore operations using these files.

Information about Veeam Agent for IBM AIX backups stored on the Veeam Backup & Replication backup repositories, backup jobs and sessions becomes available in the Veeam Backup & Replication console:

  • The Veeam Agent backup job is displayed in the list of jobs in Veeam Backup & Replication.
  • Backup files created with Veeam Agent for IBM AIX are displayed in the list of backups, under the Agents node.
  • Performed job sessions are available in the History view of Veeam Backup & Replication.

Backup administrators working with Veeam Backup & Replication can perform a set of operations with Veeam Agent for IBM AIX backups:

  • Perform data protection operations: copy Veeam Agent for IBM AIX backups to secondary backup repositories and archive these backups to tape.
  • Perform restore operations: restore individual files and directories from Veeam Agent for IBM AIX backups and export data from these backups to virtual disks of the VMDK, VHD or VHDX format.
  • Perform administrative tasks: disable and delete Veeam Agent backup jobs, remove Veeam Agent backups and so on.

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