Connecting to Veeam Backup & Replication

If you want to connect a Veeam Agent computer to the Veeam backup server as a member of the protection group for pre-installed Veeam Agents, you must apply connection settings from the protection group configuration file to Veeam Agent . The configuration file is one of the Veeam Agent setup files that you must obtain from your System Administrator. To learn more about deployment using external tools, see the Deploying Veeam Agent for Mac section in the Veeam Agent Management Guide.

You can import the configuration file generated by Veeam Backup & Replication in ether of the following ways:

Importing Configuration Using Control Panel

From the Veeam Agent application menu, select Settings > Import Configuration; in the Finder, select the configuration file to import.

Connecting to Veeam Backup & Replication 

Importing Configuration Using Status Bar Menu

From the Veeam Agent status bar menu, select Import > Configuration; in the Finder, select the configuration file to import.

Connecting to Veeam Backup & Replication 

After importing the configuration using the control panel or status bar menu, Veeam Agent will automatically connect to the Veeam backup server.

Importing Configuration in Command Line Interface

To connect Veeam Agent to Veeam backup server:

  1. Get the configuration file from your System Administrator and upload this file to the Veeam Agent computer.
  2. Navigate to the directory where you have saved the configuration file and run the following command:

veeamconfig mode setvbrsettings --cfg <file_name>.xml --force

where:

For example:

 

 

 

user@wrk01:~$ veeamconfig mode setvbrsettings --cfg /Users/user/Mac\ Workstations\ Distribs/Mac/Mac\ Workstations.xml