Add-VBRAzureExternalRepository

Short Description

Adds Microsoft Azure Blob storage as an external repository.

Applies to

Product Edition: Standard, Enterprise, Enterprise Plus

Syntax

Add-VBRAzureExternalRepository -AzureBlobFolder <VBRAzureBlobFolder> -Connection <VBRAzureBlobConnection> [-Name <string>] [-Description <string>] [-DecryptBackups] [-DecryptionKey <VBREncryptionKey>] [-Force] [<CommonParameters>]

Detailed Description

This cmdlet adds Microsoft Azure Blob storage as an external repository.

Note

This cmdlet is not available for the Veeam Backup Starter license.

Parameters

Parameter

Description

Type

Required

Position

Accept Pipeline Input

AzureBlobFolder

Specifies a name of the folder in the external repository. Veeam Backup & Replication will import the backups from this folder into the backup infrastructure.

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

True

Named

True (ByValue)

Connection

Specifies an active session with Microsoft Azure Blob storage that you want to add as an external repository.

Accepts the VBRAzureBlobConnection object. To create this object, run the Connect-VBRAzureBlobService cmdlet.

True

Named

False

Name

Specifies a name of Microsoft Azure Blob storage that you want to add as an external repository.

String

False

Named

False

Description

Specifies the description of Microsoft Azure Blob storage that you want to add as an external repository.

String

False

Named

False

DecryptBackups

Indicates that Veeam Backup & Replication will decrypt encrypted backup files created by Cloud Protection Manager.

SwitchParameter

False

Named

False

DecryptionKey

Specifies the password that Veeam Backup & Replication will use to decrypt the backup files.

Accepts the VBREncryptionKey object. To get this object, run the cmdlet.

False

Named

False

Force

Indicates that the cmdlet will add an external repository without showing warnings in the PowerShell console.

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

This cmdlet returns the VBRAzureExternalRepository object that contains settings on Microsoft Azure Blob storage added as an external repository.

Examples

Adding Microsoft Azure Blob Storage as External Repository

This example shows how to add Microsoft Azure Blob storage as an external repository to the Veeam Backup & Replication infrastructure.

$account = Get-VBRAzureBlobAccount

$connection = Connect-VBRAzureBlobService -Account $account -RegionType Global -ServiceType ExternalRepository

$container = Get-VBRAzureBlobContainer -Connection $connection -Name "Azure External Repository"

$folder = Get-VBRAzureBlobFolder -Container $container -Connection $connection

$repo = Add-VBRAzureExternalRepository -Name "AzureExternalRepo" -Description "New external repository" -AzureBlobFolder $folder -Connection $connection

Perform the following steps:

  1. Get the Azure Blob folder:
  1. Run the Add-VBRAzureExternalRepository cmdlet. Specify the following settings:
  • Specify the Name parameter value.
  • Specify the Description parameter value.
  • Set the $folder variable as the AzureBlobFolder parameter value.
  • Set the $connection variable as the Connection parameter value.

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