Add-VBRCDPProxy

Short Description

Adds VMware CDP proxies to the backup infrastructure.

Applies to

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

Syntax

Add-VBRCDPProxy -Server <CHost> [-Description <string>] [-CacheSize <uint32>] [-CachePath <string>][-SourceProxyTrafficPort <int>] [-TargetProxyTrafficPort <int>] [-Force] [<CommonParameters>]

Detailed Description

This cmdlet adds VMware CDP proxies to the backup infrastructure. When you add a proxy, you assign the role of the CDP proxy to a Windows-based server. Note that the server to which you want to set a role of the CDP proxy, must be added to the backup infrastructure.

Run the Add-VBRWinServer cmdlet to add a Microsoft Windows server the backup infrastructure.

Parameters

Parameter

Description

Type

Required

Position

Accept Pipeline Input

Server

Specifies a server that you want to add as a VMware CDP proxy.

Accepts the CHost object. To create this object, run the Get-VBRServer cmdlet.

True

Named

True (ByValue, ByPropertyName)

Description

Specifies a description. The cmdlet will add a VMware CDP proxy with this description.

String

False

Named

False

CacheSize

Specifies a size of a cache for a VMware CDP proxy.
Note: When you specify the cache size, keep in mind the following recommendations:

  • You need to allocate 1 GB for each protected VM.
  • You need to leave 10 percent of the proxy storage free.

Default: GB.

Uint32

False

Named

False

SourceProxyTrafficPort

Specifies a port number that a source host or cluster will use to communicate with a proxy. This parameter applies if the proxy that you configure acts as a source proxy.

Permitted values: 30332 to 30339.

Default: 33032.

Note: Do not provide the same port number for the source and target proxy.

Int32

False

Named

False

TargetProxyTrafficPort

Specifies a port number that a source proxy will use to communicate with a target proxy. This parameter applies if the proxy that you configure acts as a target proxy.

Permitted values: 1 to 65535.

Default: 33033.

Note: Do not provide the same port number for the source and target proxy.

Int32

False

Named

False

CachePath

Specifies a path to the folder where you want to keep a global cache.

Default: C:\VeeamCDP

String

False

Named

False

Force

Defines that the cmdlet will add a VMware CDP proxy without showing warnings in the PowerShell console.

SwichParameter

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 VBRCDPProxy object that contains VMware CDP proxies to the backup infrastructure settings.

Examples

Add-VBRCDPProxyExample 1. Adding VMware CDP Proxy with Default Settings

This example shows how to add the WindowsSRV05 server as a VMware CDP proxy. The proxy will be added with the default settings:

  • The cmdlet will run without showing any warning in the PowerShell console.
  • The global cache is located in the C:\VeeamCDP folder.

$server = Get-VBRServer -Name "WindowsSRV05"

Add-VBRCDPProxy -Server $server -Description "CDPPRoxy05" -Force

Perform the following steps:

  1. Run the Get-VBRServer cmdlet. Specify the Name parameter value. Save the result to the $server variable.
  2. Run the Add-VBRCDPProxy cmdlet. Specify the following settings:
  • Set the $server variable as the Server parameter value.
  • Specify the Description parameter value.
  • Provide the Force parameter.

Add-VBRCDPProxyExample 2. Adding VMware CDP Proxy with Custom Cache Settings

This example shows how to add the WindowsSRV05 server as a VMware CDP proxy. The proxy will be added with the custom global cache settings:

  • The global cache size is set to 20 GB.
  • The global cache is located in the C:\CDPCache folder.
  • The cmdlet will run without showing any warning in the PowerShell console.

$server = Get-VBRServer -Name "WindowsSRV05"

Add-VBRCDPProxy -Server $server -Description "CDPPRoxy05" -CacheSize "20" -CachePath "C:\CDPCache" -Force

Perform the following steps:

  1. Run the Get-VBRServer cmdlet. Specify the Name parameter value. Save the result to the $server variable.
  2. Run the Add-VBRCDPProxy cmdlet. Specify the following settings:
  • Set the $server variable as the Server parameter value.
  • Specify the CacheSize parameter value.
  • Specify the CachePath parameter value.
  • Specify the Description parameter value.
  • Provide the Force parameter.

Related Commands

Get-VBRServer