Protecting Physical Machines

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    To back up a physical Microsoft Windows, Linux, Unix (IBM AIX, Oracle Solaris) or macOS machine using Mine with Veeam, perform the following steps:

    1. Add the machine to the backup inventory. To do this, create a protection group of the Computers with pre-installed agents type. For more information, see the Veeam Agent Management Guide, section Creating Protection Groups.
    2. Install Veeam Agent on the machine you want to protect. For more information, see the Veeam Agent Management Guide, section Deploying Veeam Agents Using Generated Setup Files.
    3. Create a backup policy that will process the machine and create restore points for it. For more information, see the Veeam Agent Management Guide, section Creating Veeam Agent Backup Policies.

    Once the backup policy successfully creates a restore point for the machine, you can perform the following operations to restore the machine:

    • Perform restore to a physical machine, a virtual machine (vSphere VMware, Hyper-V, Nutanix AHV) or a cloud instance (Microsoft Azure, Amazon EC, Google Cloud Platform). For more information, see the Veeam Agent Management Guide, section Restoring Data from Veeam Agent Backups.
    • Restore individual files and folders. For more information, see the Veeam Agent Management Guide, section Restoring Files and Folders.
    • Restore items of applications such as Microsoft Active Directory, Microsoft Exchange, Microsoft SharePoint, Microsoft SQL Server and Oracle Database. For more information, see the Veeam Agent Management Guide, section Restoring Application Items.

    For the full list of features that Veeam Backup & Replication provides to protect physical machines, see Veeam Agent Management Guide.