Creating Backup Repository

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    Veeam Agent for Linux creates backup files in a backup repository. When you create a backup job with the Backup Job wizard, you must specify a target location for the backup. Veeam Agent will create a backup repository in the specified location and save information about this repository in the database.

    Creating Backup Repository IMPORTANT

    A backup repository must be created on a separate volume from a volume whose data you plan to back up.

    If you want to create backups in local directory or network shared folder, you must create a repository. To learn more, see the following sections:

    If you want to create Veeam Agent backups in a Veeam backup repository of cloud repository, you do not need to create repositories. Before configuring the backup job, you need to connect to the Veeam backup server or Veeam Cloud Connect service provider. To learn more, see the following sections: