Adds VMs to a VMware job.
For Hyper-V, run Add-VBRHvJobObject.
Product Edition: Standard, Enterprise, Enterprise Plus, Veeam Universal License
Add-VBRViJobObject -Job <CBackupJob> -Entities <IViItem> [-Force <SwitchParameter>] [-Multitag <SwitchParameter>] [<CommonParameters>]
This cmdlet adds VMs to an existing job.
You can run this cmdlet with any kind of jobs.
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 job. The cmdlet will add VMs to this job.
Specifies the array of VMware VMs you want to add to the job.
Indicates that the cmdlet will add VMs to the existing job even if the geographical location of these VMs and the target backup repository location do not match.
Note: This parameter is available starting from Veeam Backup & Replication 11a (build 184.108.40.2061).
Defines that the cmdlet will add tags to an existing job.
This cmdlet supports Microsoft PowerShell common parameters. For more information on common parameters, see the About CommonParameters section of Microsoft Docs.
This command adds a VM named "VM01" to the job represented by $job variable. First the job object is got and assigned to $job variable.The VM object is piped down.
Find-VBRViEntity -Name VM01 | Add-VBRViJobObject -Job $job
This command adds a VM represented by $Vm variable to the job represented to $job variable. The variables are assigned beforehand.
Add-VBRViJobObject -Job $job -Entities $Vm