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Editing Connection to Veeam Backup Server

You can edit the following parameters for a connection to a Veeam backup server:

Changing Veeam Backup Server Name

To change a name for the Veeam backup server, use the following command:

veeamconfig vbrserver edit --name <new_vbr_name> for --name <old_vbr_name>

or

veeamconfig vbrserver edit --name <new_vbr_name> for --id <vbr_id>

where:

For example:

user@srv01:~$ veeamconfig vbrserver edit --name vbr01 for --id 4d15948e-c264-4c70-9088-e8a10f4555db

 

Changing IP Address and Port for Veeam Backup Server

To change the IP address and port used to connect to the Veeam backup server, use the following command:

veeamconfig vbrserver edit --address <vbr_address> --port <vbr_port> for --name <vbr_name>

or

veeamconfig vbrserver edit --address <vbr_address> --port <vbr_port> for --id <vbr_id>

where:

For example:

user@srv01:~$ veeamconfig vbrserver edit --address 172.17.53.1 --port 10006 for --name vbr01

 

 

Changing Account to Connect to Veeam Backup Server

Editing Connection to Veeam Backup Server Note:

If you change an account to connect to the Veeam backup server and then start a backup job targeted at the backup repository managed by this backup server, Veeam Agent for Linux will start a new backup chain on the backup repository.

To change an account whose credentials will be used to connect to the Veeam backup server, use the following command:

veeamconfig vbrserver edit --login <username> --domain <domain> --password <password> for --name <vbr_name>

or

veeamconfig vbrserver edit --login <username> --domain <domain> --password <password> for --id <vbr_id>

where:

For example:

user@srv01:~$ veeamconfig vbrserver edit --login veeam --domain tech --password P@ssw0rd2 for --id 4d15948e-c264-4c70-9088-e8a10f4555db

 

Changing Several Backup Server Parameters

You can change several parameters for the connection to the Veeam backup server simultaneously. For example, the following command changes the name and connection settings for the Veeam backup server:

user@srv01:~$ veeamconfig vbrserver edit --name vbr02 ---address 172.17.53.2 --port 10006 for --name vbr01

 

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