Veeam Agent for Oracle Solaris 2.0
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Configuration Format

To export and import product configuration, Veeam Agent for Oracle Solaris uses configuration files in the XML format. A configuration file contains three main blocks:

For a sample configuration file, see Example.

Veeam Backup Server Settings

The VbrServers block contains Veeam backup server settings. The block has the following structure:

<VbrServers>
   <VbrServer
   Name="VBRNAME"
   login="USERNAME"
   domain=" "
   fqdn=" "
   password="<your password here>"
   Endpoint="<DNS name/IP address>:<Port>"/>
</VbrServers>

Adjustable variables:

Backup Repository Settings

The Repositories block contains backup repository settings. The block contains information about backup repositories that use a local storage, remote storage or network shared folder as a target location for backups. The block has the following structure:

<Repositories>
   <Repository Name="<LocalRepoName>" Type="LocalDrive">
       <LocalRepoOptions Version="1" Location="/mnt" DeviceMountPoint="" />
   </Repository>
   <Repository Name="<LocalRepoName2>" Type="LocalDrive">
       <LocalRepoOptions Version="1" Location="/mnt2" DeviceMountPoint="" />
   </Repository>
   ...
</Repositories>

Adjustable variables:

Backup Job Settings

The Jobs block contains backup job settings. The block contains sub-blocks for each job configured in Veeam Agent for Oracle Solaris. The block has the following structure:

Jobs
   Job1
       Job options
       Schedule settings
       Active full backup settings
       Old backups retention
       Objects for backup
   Job2
       ...

For example:

<Job Name="Machine Backup" creation_time="2020-04-28 20:00:00" RepoName="[VBRNAME] VbrRepoName" password="yourpassword" hint="passhint">

   <JobOptions>
   </JobOptions>

   <Schedule>
   </Schedule>

   <ActiveFullOptions>
   </ActiveFullOptions>

   <ObjectsForBackup>
   </ObjectsForBackup>

   <EnableDeletedVmDataRetention>
   </EnableDeletedVmDataRetention>

</Job>

Adjustable variables:

The password and hint elements are optional and can be omitted.

Job Options

The JobsOptions block contains backup job settings. The block has the following structure:

<JobOptions
   Version="2"
   Compression="ZlibHigh"
   BlockSize="KbBlockSize1024"
   PrejobCommand=""
   PostjobCommand=""
   MaxPoints="7"
   RetryCount="1"
   RetryTimeOutMs="600000"
   Schedule="true">
   ...
</JobOptions>

Adjustable variables:

Schedule Settings

The Schedule block contains backup schedule settings. The block has the following structure:

<Schedule>
   <Time Type="0" Hours="22" Minutes="15" Version="3" IsEnabled="false WeekDayNumber="Every" DayOfMonth="0"/>
             
   <WeekMask
   Monday="true"
   Tuesday="true"
   Wednesday="true"
   Thursday="true"
   Friday="true"
   Saturday="true"
   Sunday="true"
   />
             
   <MonthMask
   January="true"
   February="true"
   March="true"
   April="true"
   May="true"
   June="true"
   July="true"
   August="true"
   September="true"
   October="true"
   November="true"
   December="true"
   />
</Schedule>

Adjustable variables:

Active Full Backup Settings

The ActiveFullOptions block contains active full backup backup schedule settings. The block has the following structure:

<ActiveFullOptions Version="1" IsEnabled="true" WeekDayNumber="Every" DayOfMonth="0">              
   <WeekMask
   Monday="false"
   Tuesday="false"
   Wednesday="false"
   Thursday="false"
   Friday="false"
   Saturday="false"
   Sunday="true"
   />
             
   <MonthMask
   January="true"
   February="true"
   March="true"
   April="true"
   May="true"
   June="true"
   July="true"
   August="true"
   September="true"
   October="true"
   November="true"
   December="true"
   />
       
</ActiveFullOptions>

Adjustable variables:

Alternatively, you can set the value of this element to 0 (zero). In this case, active full backup will be performed on true days from WeekMask block.

Old Backups Retention Settings

This block contains retention settings for old backups. These settings are applicable to backup jobs targeted at a Veeam backup repository. To learn more, see Creating Backup Jobs.

The entire block can be removed if not required.

The block has the following structure:

<EnableDeletedVmDataRetention EnableDeletedVmDataRetention="true"></EnableDeletedVmDataRetention>
   <RetainDays RetainDays="30"> </RetainDays>

Adjustable variable:

RetainDays — number of days to keep the backup created with the backup job in the target location.

Backup Object Settings

The ObjectsForBackup block contains backup scope settings. The block contains Object sub-blocks for each object ()directory or file mask included in or excluded from backup.

The Object block has the following structure:

<Object ObjectType="Directory" RecordType="Include" Value="/var" />

Adjustable variables:

Example

This example displays configuration of Veeam Agent for Oracle Solaris with the following settings:

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?>
<Config Version="2" />
<VbrServers>
   <VbrServer
   Name="VBRNAME"
   login="USERNAME"
   domain=" "
   fqdn=" "
   password="Pa$$w0rd"
   Endpoint="10.1.1.10:10006"/>
</VbrServers>

<Repositories>
   <Repository Name="LocalRepoName" Type="LocalDrive">
       <LocalRepoOptions Version="1" Location="/mnt" DeviceMountPoint="" />
   </Repository>
</Repositories>
<Jobs>
   <Job Name="MyJob1" creation_time="2020-04-28 20:00:00" RepoName="[VBRNAME] VbrRepoName">
       <JobOptions
           Version="2"
           Compression="ZlibHigh"
           BlockSize="KbBlockSize1024"
           PrejobCommand=""
           PostjobCommand=""
           MaxPoints="7"
           RetryCount="1"
           RetryTimeOutMs="600000"
           Schedule="true">
           
       <Schedule>
           <Time Type="0" Hours="22" Minutes="15" Version="3" IsEnabled="true WeekDayNumber="Every" DayOfMonth="0"/>
             
           <WeekMask
           Monday="true"
           Tuesday="true"
           Wednesday="true"
           Thursday="true"
           Friday="true"
           Saturday="true"
           Sunday="true"
           />
             
           <MonthMask
           January="true"
           February="true"
           March="true"
           April="true"
           May="true"
           June="true"
           July="true"
           August="true"
           September="true"
           October="true"
           November="true"
           December="true"
           />
       </Schedule>
           
       <ActiveFullOptions Version="1" IsEnabled="true" WeekDayNumber="Every" DayOfMonth="0">              
           <WeekMask
           Monday="false"
           Tuesday="false"
           Wednesday="false"
           Thursday="false"
           Friday="false"
           Saturday="false"
           Sunday="true"
           />
             
           <MonthMask
           January="true"
           February="true"
           March="true"
           April="true"
           May="true"
           June="true"
           July="true"
           August="true"
           September="true"
           October="true"
           November="true"
           December="true"
           />
       
       </ActiveFullOptions>
       
       <EnableDeletedVmDataRetention EnableDeletedVmDataRetention="true"></EnableDeletedVmDataRetention>
           <RetainDays RetainDays="30"> </RetainDays>
             
      </JobOptions>
       
      <ObjectsForBackup>
           
          <Object ObjectType="Directory" RecordType="Include" Value="/etc" />
          <Object ObjectType="Directory" RecordType="Include" Value="/var" />
          <Object ObjectType="Directory" RecordType="Exclude" Value="/etc/system.d" />
       
      </ObjectsForBackup>
  </Job>
</Jobs>

 

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