Creates VMware backup jobs.
For Hyper-V, run Add-VBRHvBackupJob.
Product Edition: Standard, Enterprise, Enterprise Plus
Add-VBRViBackupJob -Entity <IViItem> [-Name <string>] [-BackupRepository <CBackupRepository>] [-Description <string>] [-Force] [<CommonParameters>]
This cmdlet creates a VMware backup job.
Note that when you create a backup job, you need to run it manually unless you enable a job schedule.
Run Start-VBRJob cmdlet to run the job manually.
Run Set-VBRJobSchedule to set schedule for the job.
Starting from Veeam Backup & Replication version 9.5 Update 3, the cmdlet checks if the data of the VMs added to the job changes its geographical location.
The cmdlet will not run if the geographical location of the VMs added to the job and the job target repository location do not match. If you still want to run the cmdlet, use the Force parameter.
Specifies the name you want to assign to the backup job.
Specifies the backup repository where the created backup will be stored.
Default: default backup repository.
Specifies the array of VMware VMs you want to add to the job.
Specifies the description of the backup job.
Indicates that the cmdlet will create a backup job even if the geographical location of the VMs added to the job and the target backup repository location do not match.
This cmdlet supports Microsoft PowerShell common parameters. For more information on common parameters, see the About CommonParameters section of Microsoft Docs.
This command creates a backup job named "Exchange Backup". The VMs to backup are obtained with Find-VBRViEntity and piped down. The backup repository is obtained with Get-VBRBackupRepository and assigned to the $Repository variable beforehand. The description is "VMware Exchange Backup".
Find-VBRViEntity -Name Exchange* | Add-VBRViBackupJob -Name "Exchange Backup" -BackupRepository $Repository -Description "VMware Exchange Backup"