Protecting File Shares

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    To back up a file share using Mine with Veeam, perform the following steps:

    1. Add the file share to the backup infrastructure. For more information, see the Veeam Backup & Replication User Guide for VMware vSphere, section Adding Managed Server File Share.

    You can add file shares of the following types: Windows-managed and Linux-managed servers, enterprise NAS systems, NFS file shares and SMB file shares.

    1. Add a backup proxy to the backup infrastructure. Note that you can also assign the role of a backup proxy to an existing proxy deployed in the Mine with Veeam cluster. For more information, see the Veeam Backup & Replication User Guide for VMware vSphere, section Adding Backup Proxy.
    2. Create a backup job to create restore points for the file share. For more information, see the Veeam Backup & Replication User Guide for VMware vSphere, section Creating File Share Backup Jobs.

    Once the backup job successfully creates a restore point for the file share, you can perform the following operations to restore the file share:

    For the full list of features that Veeam Backup & Replication provides to protect file shares, see the Veeam Backup & Replication User Guide for VMware vSphere.