Add-VBRAzureDataBoxRepository

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    Short Description

    Adds Azure Data Box storage as an object storage repository to Veeam Backup & Replication.

    Applies to

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

    Syntax

    Add-VBRAzureDataBoxRepository -AzureBlobFolder <VBRAzureBlobFolder> -Connection <VBRAzureDataBoxConnection> [-Name <string>] [-Description <string>]  [<CommonParameters>]

    Detailed Description

    This cmdlet adds Azure Data Box storage as an object storage repository to the Veeam Backup & Replication infrastructure.

    Important

    This cmdlet adds only the Azure Data Box storage that can be used as a capacity extent of the scale-out backup repository.

    Parameters

    Parameter

    Description

    Type

    Required

    Position

    Accept Pipeline Input

    AzureBlobFolder

    Specifies an Azure Data Box folder. The cmdlet will move the backup files to the specified folder.

    Accepts the VBRAzureBlobFolder object. To get this object, run the Get-VBRAzureBlobFolder cmdlet.

    True

    Named

    True (ByValue)

    Connection

    Specifies an active session with Azure Data Box storage that you want to add as the backup repository.

    Accepts the VBRAzureDataBoxConnection object. To create this object, run the Connect-VBRAzureDataBoxService cmdlet.

    True

    Named

    False

    Name

    Specifies a name of Azure Data Box storage. The cmdlet will add Azure Data Box storage to Veeam Backup & Replication with this name.

    String

    False

    Named

    False

    Description

    Specifies a description of Azure Data Box storage. The cmdlet will add Azure Data Box storage to Veeam Backup & Replication with this description.

    String

    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

    This cmdlet returns the VBRAzureDataBoxRepository object that contains settings of Azure Data Box storage added as an object storage repository to Veeam Backup & Replication.

    Example

    This example shows how to add the DataBox 009 Azure Data Box storage as an object storage repository to the Veeam Backup & Replication infrastructure.

    $account = Get-VBRAzureBlobAccount -Name "Azure Blob"

    $connect = Connect-VBRAzureDataBoxService -Account $account -ServicePoint "http://123.45.67.89:9000"

    $container = Get-VBRAzureBlobContainer -Connection $connect

    $folder = Get-VBRAzureBlobFolder -Container $Container -Connection $connect

    Add-VBRAzureDataBoxRepository -AzureBlobFolder $folder -Connection $connect -Name "DataBox 009"

    Perform the following steps;

    1. Run the Get-VBRAzureBlobAccount cmdlet. Specify the Name parameter value. Save the result to the $account variable.
    2. Run the Connect-VBRAzureDataBoxService cmdlet. Specify the Name and ServicePoint parameter values. Save the result to the $connect variable.
    3. Run the Get-VBRAzureBlobContainer cmdlet. Set the $connect variable as the Connection parameter value. Save the result to the $connect variable.
    4. Run the Get-VBRAzureBlobFolder cmdlet. Set the $container variable as the Container parameter value. Set the $connect variable as the Connection parameter value. Save the result to the $folder variable.
    5. Run the Add-VBRAzureDataBoxRepository cmdlet. Specify the following settings:
    • Set the $folder variable as the AzureBlobFolder parameter value.
    • Set the $connect variable as the Connection parameter value.
    • Specify the Name parameter value.

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