Connect-VBRAzureDataBoxService

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    Short Description

    Connects to Azure Data Box storage.

    Applies to

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

    Syntax

    Connect-VBRAzureDataBoxService -Account <VBRAzureBlobAccount> -ServicePoint <string> [-GatewayServer <CHost>][-Force]  [<CommonParameters>]

    Detailed Description

    This cmdlet connects to Azure Data Box storage.

    Important

    This cmdlet connects only the Azure Data Box storage that can be used as a capacity extent of the scale-out backup repository.

    Parameters

    Parameter

    Description

    Type

    Required

    Position

    Accept Pipeline Input

    Account

    Specifies an Microsoft Azure Blob credentials record. The cmdlet will use this credentials record to connect to Azure Data Box storage.

    Accepts the VBRAzureBlobAccount object. To get this object, run the Connect-VBRAzureBlobService cmdlet.

    True

    Named

    True (ByValue)

    ServicePoint

    Specifies the endpoint. The cmdlet will use this endpoint to connect to Azure Data Box object storage.

    String

    False

    Named

    False

    GatewayServer

    Specifies a gateway server that you want to use to access Azure Data Box storage.

    CHost

    False

    Named

    False

    Force

    Defines that the cmdlet will skip the certificate check.

    If you do not provide this parameter, Veeam Backup & Replication will check that the Azure Data Box certificate is valid.

    SwitchParameter

    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

    This cmdlet returns the VBRAzureDataBoxService object that contains connection settings to Azure Data Box storage.

    Examples

    Connect-VBRAzureDataBoxServiceExample 1. Connecting to Azure Data Box Storage

    This example shows how to connect to Azure Data Box storage.

    $account = Get-VBRAzureBlobAccount -Name "Microsoft Azure Blob"

    $connect = Connect-VBRAzureBlobService -Account $account

    Connect-VBRAzureDataBoxService -Account $connect

    Perform the following steps:

    1. Run the Get-VBRAzureBlobAccount cmdlet. Specify the Name parameter value. Save the result to the $account variable.
    2. Run the Connect-VBRAzureBlobService cmdlet. Set the $account variable as the Account parameter value. Save the result to the $connect variable.
    3. Run the Connect-VBRAzureDataBoxService cmdlet. Set the $connect variable as the Account parameter value.

    Connect-VBRAzureDataBoxServiceExample 2. Connecting to Azure Data Box Storage with Specified Endpoint

    This example shows how to connect to Azure Data Box storage with the specific endpoint.

    $account = Get-VBRAzureBlobAccount -Name "Microsoft Azure Blob"

    Connect-VBRAzureDataBoxService -Account $account -ServicePoint "http://123.45.67.89:9000"

    Perform the following steps:

    1. Run the Get-VBRAzureBlobAccount cmdlet. Specify the Name parameter value. Save the result to the $account variable.
    2. Run the Connect-VBRAzureDataBoxService cmdlet. Set the $account variable as the Account parameter value. Specify the ServicePoint parameter value.

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