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Veeam Backup & Replication 9.5 Update 4
Veeam Explorers User Guide

Required Backup Job Settings

When you create a backup job, make sure to enable the application-aware image processing option, as described in the Specify Guest Processing Settings section of the Veeam Backup & Replication user guide.

Configuring Transaction Logs

For more information about configuring transaction logs, see the Transaction Log Settings: Microsoft SQL Server section of the Veeam Backup & Replication User Guide.

Recovery Model

Required Backup Job Settings Note:

To be able to restore your data as of a point in time or as of a state before undesired transactions, make sure the recovery model for the database is set to full or bulk-logged.

The following table lists database logging models and applicable Veeam options.

SQL DB Logging Model

Veeam Options

 

Truncate logs

Do not truncate logs

Backup logs periodically

Simple

Databases are skipped from processing.

Applicable option.

Databases are skipped from processing.

Log files do not grow (and do not need to be backed up).

Full

Applicable option.

Veeam performs “backup to NUL” for log files on guest.

Applicable but not recommended to use without native or 3rd party means of log truncation or backup – otherwise, logs will increase in size.

Applicable option. Log backup files (.BAK) are copied from the temporary folder on SQL Server to Veeam repository. As soon as data is copied to target, BAK files are deleted from source.  

Bulk-logged

Applicable option.

Veeam performs “backup to NUL” for log files on guest.

Applicable but not recommended to use without native or 3rd party means of log truncation or backup – otherwise, logs will increase in size.

Applicable option. Log backup files (.BAK) are copied from the temporary folder on SQL Server to Veeam repository. As soon as data is copied to target, BAK files are deleted from source.  

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