Add-VBRNASFileServer

Short Description

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

Applies to

Product Edition: Standard, Enterprise, Enterprise Plus

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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