YARA Scan for Scan Backup

For Scan Backup session, you can run a YARA scan to perform the following operations:

  • Find the last clean restore point.
  • Analyze the content for specific information, for example, sensitive data.

To perform the YARA scan during the Scan Backup session, do the following:

  1. In the Scan Backup window, enable the Scan restore points with the following YARA rule option.
  2. Specify the YARA file located in the Veeam Backup & Replication product folder. The path by default: C:\Program Files\Veeam\Backup and Replication\Backup\YaraRules. The YARA file must have the .yara or .yar extension.

For more information on how to create a YARA rule, see YARA documentation.

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