Step 2. Select Job Mode

At the Job Mode step of the wizard, specify the type of protected computers and select the Managed by agent job mode:

  1. Select the type of protected computers whose data you want to back up with Veeam Agents.
  2. If you choose to back up data on servers, select the job mode.

Selecting Protected Computer Type

At the Job Mode step of the wizard, in the Type field, select the type of protected computers whose data you want to back up with Veeam Agents. The selected type defines what modes will be available for the configured backup policy and what policy settings will be available at subsequent steps of the wizard. For Veeam Agent backup policy, you can select one of the following computer types:

For backup policies that process workstations, Veeam Backup & Replication offers settings similar to the settings of the backup job available in the Workstation edition of Veeam Agent for Microsoft Windows. To learn more, see the Veeam Agent for Microsoft Windows User Guide.

With this option selected, the backup job will be managed by Veeam Agent installed on the protected computer — you do not need to select the job mode.

  • Server — select this option if you want to back up data on standalone servers. This option is suitable for computers that have permanent connection to the backup server.

For backup policies that process servers, Veeam Backup & Replication offers settings similar to the settings of the backup job available in the Server edition of Veeam Agent for Microsoft Windows. To learn more, see the Veeam Agent for Microsoft Windows User Guide.

With this option selected, you can also select the job mode. To learn more, see Selecting Job Mode.

NOTE

You cannot select the Failover cluster option if you want to create a backup job managed by Veeam Agent.

Selecting Job Mode

If you selected the Workstation computer type in the Type field, you do not need to select the job mode in the Mode field, the Managed by agent job mode will be selected automatically.

If you selected the Server computer type in the Type field, in the Mode field, select the Managed by agent job mode to create a Veeam Agent backup policy. If you select the Managed by backup server job mode, you will create a Veeam Agent backup job managed by the backup server.

Step 2. Select Job Mode

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