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Veeam Backup & Replication 9.5 Update 4
PowerShell Reference

Add-NetAppHost

Short Description

Adds NetApp storage systems to Veeam Backup & Replication.

Applies to

Product Edition: Standard, Enterprise, Enterprise Plus

Syntax

This cmdlet provides the following parameter sets:

  • To add storage systems by username and password

Add-NetAppHost -Name <string> -UserName <string> -Password <string> [-Description <string>] [-IsHTTP <bool>][-Port <int>] [-Proxy <IProxy[]>] [-iSCSI] [-NFS] [-FibreChannel] [-SkipRescan]  [<CommonParameters>]

  • To add storage systems by credentials

Add-NetAppHost -Name <string> -Credentials <CInternalCredentials> [-Description <string>] [-IsHTTP <bool>] [-Port <int>] [-Proxy <IProxy[]>][-iSCSI] [-NFS] [-FibreChannel] [-SkipRescan]  [<CommonParameters>]

Detailed Description

This cmdlet adds selected NetApp storage systems to backup infrastructure.

When you add storage systems to your backup infrastructure, Veeam Backup & Replication performs a rescan of storage systems. During the rescan Veeam Backup & Replication retrieves information about the storage system topology and adds storage volumes to the backup infrastructure.

For more information about the rescan, see the Adding Storage Systems section of the User Guide for VMware vSphere.

Add-NetAppHost Tip:

Use the SkipRescan parameter to skip the automatic rescan.

To rescan storage systems manually, use the following cmdlets:

Parameters

Parameter

Description

Required

Position

Accept
Pipeline
Input

Accept
Wildcard
Characters

Name

Specifies the storage IP address or DNS name.

True

Named

False

False

Description

Specifies the description of the storage.

False

Named

False

False

UserName

Specifies the username that you want to use for authenticating with the storage.

True

Named

False

False

Password

Specifies the password you want to use for authenticating with the storage.

True

Named

False

False

IsHTTP

If set to TRUE, HTTP protocol will be used to connect to the NetApp storage. Otherwise, HTTPS protocol will be selected. By default, HTTPS is used.

False

Named

False

False

Port

Sets a port used to connect to the NetApp storage. By default, port 443 is used.

False

Named

False

False

Credentials

Specifies the credentials you want to use for authenticating with the storage.

True

Named

False

False

Proxy

Specifies an array of proxies you want to use with this storage.

If set, Veeam Backup & Replication will use the selected proxies. If not set, Veeam Backup & Replication will use automatic proxy selection.

False

Named

False

False

iSCSI

Indicates that the storage works over the iSCSI protocol.

False

Named

False

False

NFS

Indicates that the storage works over the NFS protocol.

False

Named

False

False

FibreChannel

Indicates that the storage works over the FibreChannel protocol.

False

Named

False

False

SkipRescan

Indicates that the cmdlet will not start the storage rescan automatically after you add storage systems to the backup infrastructure.

False

Named

False

 

<CommonParameters>

This cmdlet supports Microsoft PowerShell common parameters. For more information about common parameters, see http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/p/?LinkID=113216.

Example

This example shows how to add a NetApp storage system to backup infrastructure using credentials.

  1. Run Get-VBRCredentials to get a credentials record for the storage system. Save the result to the $credentials variable.
  2. Run Get-VBRViProxy to get a backup proxy that will be used for storage rescan and for Backup from Storage Snapshots. Save the result to the $proxy variable.
  3. Run Add-NetAppHost with the $credentials and $proxy variables.

PS C:\PS> $credentials = Get-VBRCredentials -Name "NetApp Administrator"

PS C:\PS> $proxy = Get-VBRViProxy -Name 167.16.21.25

PS C:\PS> Add-NetAppHost -Name 167.16.2.134 -Credentials $credentials -Proxy $proxy -Description "NetApp Storage"

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Get-VBRCredentials

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