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Veeam Agent for Linux 1.0
User Guide

Integration with Veeam Backup & Replication

If you plan to use Veeam Agent for Linux with Veeam Backup & Replication, you must install Veeam Backup & Replication 9.5 Update 2 or later on the Veeam backup server.

Integration with Veeam Backup & Replication Important!

Veeam Agent for Linux cannot work with Veeam Backup & Replication that is located behind the NAT gateway.

You can store backup files created with Veeam Agent for Linux on backup repositories managed by Veeam Backup & Replication. To do this, you must select a Veeam Backup & Replication backup repository as a target location in the properties of a backup job.

Integration with Veeam Backup & Replication Note:

If you create a backup job with the Veeam Agent for Linux command line interface, you need to specify a Veeam backup repository in the backup job settings. Veeam backup repository appears in the list of backup repositories after you connect to a Veeam backup server. To learn more, see Managing Veeam Backup & Replication Servers.

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

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

  • The Veeam Agent for Linux backup job is displayed in the list of jobs in Veeam Backup & Replication.
  • Backup files created with Veeam Agent for Linux 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 Linux backups:

  • Perform data protection operations: copy Veeam Agent for Linux backups to secondary backup repositories and archive these backups to tape.
  • Perform restore operations: restore individual files and directories from Veeam Agent for Linux backups; restore computer disks and convert them to the VMDK, VHD or VHDX format; restore to Microsoft Azure.
  • Perform administrative tasks: disable and delete Veeam Agent for Linux backup jobs, remove Veeam Agent for Linux backups and so on.

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