Connects to a Veeam backup server using the configuration file. If you plan to manage Veeam Agent installed on a computer using a protection group for pre-installed Veeam Agents, you must connect to a Veeam backup server with a configuration file. This configuration file is generated by Veeam Backup & Replication. To learn more, see the Protection Group Types section in the Veeam Agent Management Guide.

When you run the setVBRsettings command, you must provide the XML file that contains configuration settings that Veeam Agent to connect to the Veeam backup server.

Keep in mind that the connection between Veeam Backup server and Veeam Agent computer added as a member of the protection group for pre-installed Veeam Agents is not persistent. Veeam Agent synchronizes with Veeam Backup & Replication every 6 hours. To learn how to synchronize Veeam Agent immediately, see SyncNow:


Veeam.Agent.Configurator.exe -setVBRsettings /p: [/force]







Path to the configuration file.



Suppresses all confirmation prompts.

Example of Use

This example connects to a Veeam backup server using configuration settings from the the C:\Veeam\Windows Servers Distribs\Windows\Windows Servers.xml file. As a result, Veeam Agent will be added to the Windows Servers protection group.

Veeam.Agent.Configurator.exe -setVBRsettings /p:"C:\Veeam\Windows Servers Distribs\Windows\Windows Servers.xml" /force