Add-VBRTapeServer

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    Short Description

    Adds tape server to Veeam Backup & Replication.

    Applies to

    Platform: VMware, Hyper-V

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

    Syntax

    Add-VBRTapeServer [-Description <string>] [-Server <CHost>] [<CommonParameters>]

    Detailed Description

    This cmdlet adds a tape server to the Veeam Backup & Replication managing console.

    Parameters

    Parameter

    Description

    Required

    Position

    Accept
    Pipeline
    Input

    Accept
    Wildcard
    Characters

    Description

    Specifies the description of the tape server.

    False

    Named

    False

    False

    Server

    Specifies the server you want to use as a tape server.

    If not set, Veeam backup server will be used.

    False

    Named

    True (ByValue,
    ByProperty
    Name)

    False

    <CommonParameters>

    This cmdlet supports Microsoft PowerShell common parameters. For more information on common parameters, see the About CommonParameters section of Microsoft Docs.

    Return Type

    VBRTapeServer

    Example 1

    This command adds a server named 'WindowsServer01' as a tape server. The server is obtained with Get-VBRServer and piped down. The description is "Sydney Office tape server".

    Get-VBRServer -Name WindowsServer01 | Add-VBRTapeServer -Description "Sydney Office tape server"

    Example 2

    This command adds a server represented by the $tapeserver variable as a tape server. The server is obtained with Get-VBRServer and assigned to the variable beforehand.

    Add-VBRTapeServer -Server $tapeserver

    Related Commands

    Get-VBRServer