Add-VBRvCDCloudTenant

Short Description

Creates vCD cloud tenant accounts.

Applies to

Platform: VMware, Hyper-V

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

Syntax

Add-VBRvCDCloudTenant -vCDOrganization <CVcdOrganizationItem> [-Description <string>] [-Resources  <VBRCloudTenantResource[]>] [-EnableThrottling] [-ThrottlingValue <decimal>] [-ThrottlingUnit {MbitPerSec | MbytePerSec | KbytePerSec}] [-MaxConcurrentTask <int>] [-EnableBackupProtection] [-BackupProtectionPeriod <int>] [-vCDReplicationResource <VBRvCDReplicationResource>] [-GatewaySelectionType {StandaloneGateways | GatewayPool}] [-GatewayPool <VBRCloudGatewayPool[]>] [-EnableGatewayFailover]  [<CommonParameters>]

Detailed Description

This cmdlet creates vCD cloud tenant accounts.

You cannot specify the name and the password for vCD cloud tenant accounts.

To set up replica resources for vCD cloud tenant accounts, you must perform the following steps:

  1. Create the organization VDC in your VMware vCloud Director.
  2. Allocate the required organization VDC for the vCD cloud tenant account.

Run New-VBRvCDOrganizationvDCOptions to specify the organization VDC that you want to allocate to the vCD cloud tenant.

Run New-VBRvCDReplicationResource to specify the replication resource settings.

Parameters

Parameter

Description

Required

Position

Accept
Pipeline
Input

Accept
Wildcard
Characters

vCDOrganization

Specifies a vCD organization.

NOTE: you must configure the vCD Cloud organization in vCloud Director beforehand.

Accepts the CVcdOrganizationItem type.

True

Named

False

False

Description

Specifies a description of the vCD cloud tenant account.

False

Named

False

False

Resources

Specifies an array of backup resource quotas that you want to allocate to the vCD cloud tenant accounts.

NOTE: You must set the Resources or the vCDReplicationResource parameter, or a combination of both, to create a vCD cloud tenant account.

NOTE: When you assign multiple resource quotas to one vCD cloud tenant account, the resource quotas must have unique Repository Friendly Names and they must use different repositories.

Accepts the VBRCloudTenantResource type.

False

Named

False

False

EnableThrottling

Enables network throttling to set the bandwidth limitations.

Use the ThrottlingValue and ThrottlingUnit parameters to set the maximum value.

False

Named

False

False

ThrottlingValue

For the EnableThrottling option.

Specifies the maximum bandwidth value in Mbps for transferring the tenant data to the SP side.

False

Named

False

False

ThrottlingUnit

For the EnableThrottling option.

Specifies measure units for the bandwidth value. You can select either of the following:

  • MbitPerSec
  • MbytePerSec
  • KbytePerSec

Default: MbytePerSec.

False

Named

False

False

MaxConcurrentTask

Specifies the maximum number of tasks that the vCD cloud tenant account can process in parallel.

The number of tasks is the number of VM disks processed by one job targeted at the cloud repository or cloud host.

False

Named

False

False

EnableBackupProtection

Prevents the tenant's backups from complete removal.

With this option, the tenant's deleted backups will be placed to the recycle bin on the service provider's side. The backups will be kept in the bin for the specified protection period. When this period ends, the backups are removed permanently.

To specify the protection period, use the BackupProtectionPeriod parameter.

False

Named

False

False

BackupProtectionPeriod

For the EnableBackupProtection parameter.

Specifies the number of days to keep the tenant`s deleted backups on the service provider side.

Can be set to 1-99.

False

Named

False

False

vCDReplicationResource

Specifies vCD replication resources, that you want to allocate to the vCD cloud tenant accounts.

Accepts the VBRvCDReplicationResource type.

False

Named

False

False

GatewaySelectionType

Specifies the type of the cloud gateway that you want to assign to vCD cloud tenant accounts.

  • StandaloneGateways - use this option to transfer data through a cloud gateway that is not added to a cloud gateway pool.
  • GatewayPool - use this option to transfer data through a cloud gateway pool.

False

Named

False

False

GatewayPool

Specifies a gateway pool. Veeam Backup & Replication will route data through the specified gateway pool.

Accepts the VBRCloudGatewayPool type.

False

Named

False

False

EnableGatewayFailover

Indicates that the gateway pool failover option is enabled. In case the gateway pool is down, Veeam Backup & Replication will transfer data through a gateway, that is not added to any gateway pool.

False

Named

False

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

Examples

Creating vCD Cloud Tenant Account with Replication Resources

This example shows how to create a vCD cloud tenant account with the replication resources.

$orgvdc = Find-VBRvCloudEntity -OrganizationVdc -Name "Organization 05"

$dco = New-VBRvCDOrganizationvDCOptions -OrganizationvDC $orgvdc

$org = Find-VBRvCloudEntity -Organization -Name "Organization 05"

$replicas = New-VBRvCDReplicationResource -OrganizationvDCOptions $dco

Add-VBRvCDCloudTenant -vCDOrganization $org -vCDReplicationResource $replicas

Perform the following steps:

  1. Run the Find-VBRvCloudEntity cmdlet. Provide the OrganizationVdc parameter and specify the Name parameter value. Save the result to the $orgvdc variable.
  2. Run the New-VBRvCDOrganizationvDCOptions cmdlet. Provide the OrganizationvDC parameter. Save the result to the $dco variable.
  3. Run the Find-VBRvCloudEntity cmdlet. Provide the Organization parameter and specify the Name parameter value. Save the result to the $org variable.
  4. Run the New-VBRvCDReplicationResource cmdlet. Specify the OrganizationvDCOptions parameter value. Save the result to the $replicas variable.
  5. Run the Add-VBRvCDCloudTenant cmdlet. Set the $org variable as the vCDOrganization parameter value. Set the $replicas variable as the vCDReplicationResource parameter value.

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