If you plan to use Veeam Agent for Microsoft Windows with Veeam Backup & Replication, you must install Veeam Backup & Replication 9.5 Update 2 on the Veeam backup server.
Veeam Agent for Microsoft Windows cannot work with Veeam Backup & Replication that is located behind the NAT gateway.
You can store backup files created with Veeam Agent for Microsoft Windows on backup repositories managed by Veeam Backup & Replication. To do this, you must select a backup repository as a target location in the properties of the Veeam Agent backup job. To store Veeam Agent backups, you can use a simple backup repository or a scale-out backup repository.
Veeam Agent for Microsoft Windows works with the backup repository as with any other target location. Backup files are stored to a separate folder; you can perform standard restore operations using these files.
Information about Veeam Agent backups stored on the backup repositories, backup jobs and sessions becomes available in the Veeam Backup & Replication console:
- The Veeam Agent for Microsoft Windows scheduled backup job is displayed in the list of jobs in Veeam Backup & Replication.
- Backup files created with Veeam Agent for Microsoft Windows are displayed in the list of backups, under the Backups > Disk 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 backups:
- Perform data protection operations: copy Veeam Agent backups to secondary backup repositories and archive these backups to tape.
- Perform restore operations: restore individual files and folders, application items from Veeam Agent backups; restore computer disks and convert them to the VMDK, VHD or VHDX format; restore Veeam Agent backups to Microsoft Azure or to Hyper-V VMs.
- Perform administrative tasks: disable and delete Veeam Agent backup jobs, remove Veeam Agent backups and so on.