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Veeam Backup & Replication 9.5 Update 4
User Guide for Microsoft Hyper-V

Exporting Backups

Exporting backups allows you to synthesize a complete and independent full backup file out of selected restore points that are located in your backup repositories. That is, you can transform any incremental or reverse-incremental backup chain (i.e all dependent .vbk, .vib or .vrb files) into a standalone .vbk file.

Export applies to Full, Incremental and Reverse-incremental restore points located in:

  • Backup repositories.
  • Object storage repositories.
  • Backup repositories of cloud service providers and their tenants.

Consider the following:

  • The restore point that is being exported as a new full backup file is saved to the same repository, wherein the source selected restore points reside.
  • Once export is complete, the exported backup files will be attached under the Backups > Disk (Imported) node.
  • If a restore point that is being exported resides on the tenant side, a new full backup file will also be exported to the same repository (on the tenant side) from which the source restore point is being taken.
  • If a tenant initiates export of a restore point that resides in the subtenant directory, a new full backup file will be exported to the tenant directory.
  • If you select a backup job consisting of multiple virtual machines, Veeam will synthesize a separate full backup file per each machine.
  • When exporting VMs from vCloud Director (vCD) backups, all the VMs will be exported without vApps, that is, a new full backup file will be exported as a simple VMWare backup, not vCD backup. For more information about vCD backups, see Backup of vCloud Director VMs.
  • Export session results are saved to the configuration database and available for viewing, as described in Viewing Session Statistics.

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