Add-VBRaDCloudTenant

Short Description

Creates Active Directory tenant accounts.

Product Edition: Standard, Enterprise, Enterprise Plus, Veeam Universal License

Syntax

This cmdlet provides parameter sets that allow you to:

  • Create Active Directory tenant accounts using a name and a password of a user who has permissions to get a list of the users from the domain controller.

Add-VBRAdCloudTenant -Name <String> -Domain <String> -DomainUrl <String> [-DomainPort <Int32>] [-EnableGatewayFailover <SwitchParameter>] [-GatewayPool <VBRCloudGatewayPool[]>] [-GatewaySelectionType<VBRCloudGatewaySelectionType>] [-BackupProtectionPeriod <Int32>] [-EnableBackupProtection <SwitchParameter>][-MaxConcurrentTask <Int32>] [-ThrottlingUnit <VBRSpeedUnit>] [-ThrottlingValue <Decimal>] [-EnableThrottling <SwitchParameter>] [-Resources <VBRCloudTenantResource[]>] [-LeaseExpirationDate <DateTime>] [-EnableLeaseExpiration <SwitchParameter>] [-Description <String>] [-DomainUsername <String>] [-DomainUserPassword <String>] [<CommonParameters>]

  • Create Active Directory tenant accounts using the domain controller credentials.

Add-VBRAdCloudTenant -Name <String> -Domain <String> -DomainUrl <String> [-EnableGatewayFailover <SwitchParameter>] [-GatewayPool <VBRCloudGatewayPool[]>] [-GatewaySelectionType <VBRCloudGatewaySelectionType>] [-BackupProtectionPeriod <Int32>] [-EnableBackupProtection <SwitchParameter>] [-MaxConcurrentTask <Int32>][-ThrottlingValue <Decimal>] [-DomainPort <Int32>] [-EnableThrottling <SwitchParameter>] [-Resources<VBRCloudTenantResource[]>] [-LeaseExpirationDate <DateTime>] [-EnableLeaseExpiration <SwitchParameter>][-Description <String>] [-ThrottlingUnit <VBRSpeedUnit>] [-DomainCredentials <CCredentials>] [<CommonParameters>]

  • Create Active Directory tenant using the account under which the Veeam Backup Service runs to connect to the domain controller.

Add-VBRAdCloudTenant -Name <String> -Domain <String> -DomainUrl <String> [-EnableGatewayFailover <SwitchParameter>] [-GatewayPool <VBRCloudGatewayPool[]>] [-GatewaySelectionType <VBRCloudGatewaySelectionType>] [-BackupProtectionPeriod <Int32>] [-EnableBackupProtection <SwitchParameter>] [-MaxConcurrentTask <Int32>][-ThrottlingValue <Decimal>] [-DomainPort <Int32>] [-EnableThrottling <SwitchParameter>] [-Resources <VBRCloudTenantResource[]>] [-LeaseExpirationDate <DateTime>] [-EnableLeaseExpiration <SwitchParameter>][-Description <String>] [-ThrottlingUnit <VBRSpeedUnit>] [-UseServiceAccount <SwitchParameter>][<CommonParameters>]

Detailed Description

This cmdlet creates Active Directory tenant accounts. 

Parameters

Parameter

Description

Type

Required

Position

Accept Pipeline Input

Name

Specifies an Active Directory user for which you want to create a tenant account. The cmdlet will create a tenant account with this user.

String

True

Named

False

Domain

Specifies a domain name where an Active Directory user is located.

String

True

Named

False

DomainUrl

Specifies a URL of the domain controller. The cmdlet will connect to this domain controller to verify that the user, for whom you want to create a tenant account, exists in Active Directory and this user is available.

String

True

Named

False

DomainUsername

Specifies a name of a user who has permissions to get a list of the users from the domain controller.

String

True

Named

False

DomainUserPassword

Specifies a password of a user who has permissions to get a list of the users from the domain controller.

String

True

Named

False

DomainPort

Specifies a port number which will be used to connect to the domain.

Int32

False

Named

False

DomainCredentials

Specifies the credentials that the cmdlet will use to connect to the domain controller.

CCredentials

False

Named

False

UseServiceAccount

Defines that to create a tenant account, the cmdlet will use the account under which the Veeam Backup Service runs to connect to the domain controller.

SwitchParameter

False

Named

False

Description

Specifies the description of the simple tenant account.

String

False

Named

False

EnableLeaseExpiration

Defines that an Active Directory tenant account must use lease expiration settings.

Provide the LeaseExpirationDate parameter to set the lease expiration date.

SwitchParameter

False

Named

False

LeaseExpirationDate

For the EnableLeaseExpiration option.

Specifies the lease expiration date.

Default: 23:59:59.9999999, 31.12.9999.

DateTime

False

Named

False

Resources

Specifies an array of backup resource quotas you want to allocate to the simple tenant account.

You must set the Resources or the ReplicationResources parameter, or a combination of both, to create a tenant.

Note: When you assign multiple resource quotas to one tenant account, the resource quotas must have unique Repository Friendly Names and they must use different repositories.

Accepts the VBRCloudTenantResource[] object. To create this object, run the New-VBRCloudTenantResource cmdlet.

False

Named

False

EnableThrottling

Enables the network throttling to set the bandwidth limitations.

Provide the ThrottlingValue and ThrottlingUnit parameters to set the maximum value.

SwitchParameter

False

Named

False

ThrottlingValue

For the EnableThrottling option.

Specifies the maximum bandwidth value in Mbps for transferring the tenant data to the SP side.

Decimal

False

Named

False

ThrottlingUnit

For the EnableThrottling option.

Specifies the measure units for the bandwidth value. You can select either of the following:

  • MbitPerSec
  • MbytePerSec
  • KbytePerSec

Default: MbytePerSec.

VBRSpeedUnit

False

Named

False

MaxConcurrentTask

Specifies the maximum number of tasks the tenant can process in parallel.

The number of tasks is the number of VM disks processed by one job targeted at the cloud repository or cloud host.

Int

False

Named

False

EnableBackupProtection

Prevents the tenant's backups from complete removal.

With this option, the tenant's deleted backups will be placed to the recycle bin on the service provider's side. The backups will be kept in the bin for the specified protection period. When this period ends, the backups are removed permanently.

To specify the protection period, provide the BackupProtectionPeriod parameter.

SwitchParameter

False

Named

False

BackupProtectionPeriod

For the EnableBackupProtection parameter.

Specifies the number of days to keep the tenant`s deleted backups on the service provider side.

Can be set to 1-99.

Int

False

Named

False

GatewaySelectionType

Specifies the type of gateway, you want to assign to the vCD cloud tenant accounts.

  • StandaloneGateways - use this option to route the data through the gateway that is not added to the gateway pool.
  • GatewayPool - use this option to route the data through the gateway pool.

VBRCloudGatewaySelectionType

False

Named

False

GatewayPool

Specifies the gateway pool. Veeam Backup & Replication will route the data through the specified gateway pool.

Accepts the VBRCloudGatewayPool[] object. To create this object, run the Get-VBRCloudGatewayPool cmdlet.

False

Named

False

EnableGatewayFailover

Enables gateway pool failover option. In case the gateway pool is down, Veeam Backup & Replication will route the data through the gateway that is not added to any gateway pool.

SwitchParameter

False

Named

False

<CommonParameters>

This cmdlet supports Microsoft PowerShell common parameters. For more information on common parameters, see the About CommonParameters section of Microsoft Docs.

Output Object

The cmdlet returns the VBRaDCloudTenant object that defines settings of Active Directory tenant accounts.

Examples

Adding Active Directory Tenant Account

This example shows how to create the jane.doe Active Directory tenant account with the following settings:

  • The backup resources option is enabled.
  • The user is located on the tech.local domain controller.
  • The URL of the domain controller is dc01.tech.local.
  • Veeam Backup & Replication uses the Administrator user and the SecurePa$$ password to verify that the jane.doe user is added to the dc01.tech.local domain.

$repository = Get-VBRBackupRepository -Name "SilverRepository"

$backupresources = New-VBRCloudTenantResource -Repository $repository -RepositoryFriendlyName "Standard Tier Repository" -Quota 10

Add-VBRaDCloudTenant -Name "jane.doe" -Domain "tech.local" -DomainUrl "dc01.tech.local" -DomainUsername "Administrator" -DomainUserPassword "SecurePa$$" -Resources $backupresources

Perform the following steps:

  1. Run the Get-VBRBackupRepository cmdlet. Specify the Name parameter value. Save the result to the $repository variable.
  2. Run the New-VBRCloudTenantResource cmdlet. Specify the Repository, RepositoryFriendlyName and the Quota parameter values. Save the result to the $backupresources variable.
  3. Run the Add-VBRaDCloudTenant cmdlet. Specify the following settings:
  • Specify the Name parameter value.
  • Specify the Domain parameter value.  
  • Specify the DomainUrl parameter value.
  • Specify the DomainUsername parameter value.
  • Specify the DomainUserPassword parameter value.
  • Set the $backupresources variable as the Resources parameter value.

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