Add-VBRNASFileServer

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    Short Description

    Adds managed Windows or Linux file serves to the Veeam Backup & Replication infrastructure.

    Applies to

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

    Syntax

    Add-VBRNASFileServer -Server <CHost> -CacheRepository <CBackupRepository> [-BackupIOControlLevel {Lowest | Low |Medium | High | Highest}]  [<CommonParameters>]

    Detailed Description

    This cmdlet adds managed Windows or Linux file servers to the Veeam Backup & Replication infrastructure.

    Parameters

    Parameter

    Description

    Type

    Required

    Position

    Accept Pipeline Input

    Accept Wildcard Characters

    Server

    Specifies the host where the file server is located. Veeam Backup & Replication will add the file server that is located on this host.

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

    True

    Named

    False

     

    CacheRepository

    Specifies the cache repository. Veeam Backup & Replication will keep the .VCACHE files on this repository.

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

    True

    Named

    True (ByValue, ByPropertyName)

     

    BackupIOControlLevel

    Specifies a speed that Veeam Backup & Replication will use to read data from the file server. You can specify either of the following speed:

    • Lowest
    • Low
    • Medium
    • High
    • Highest

    VBRNASBackupIOControlLevel

    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 VBRNASFileServer object that contains settings of the managed Windows or Linux file servers to the Veeam Backup & Replication infrastructure.

    Examples

    Adding File Servers

    This example shows how to add managed Windows or Linux file servers to the Veeam Backup & Replication infrastructure.

    $server = Get-VBRServer -Name "Active_Directory"

    $repository = Get-VBRBackupRepository -Name "Backup Repository 08"

    Add-VBRNASFileServer -Server $server -CacheRepository $repository

    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 Get-VBRBackupRepository cmdlet. Specify the Name parameter value. Save the result to the $repository variable.
    3. Run the Add-VBRNASFileServer cmdlet. Set the $server variable as the Server parameter value. Set the $repository variable as the CacheRepository parameter value.

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