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Veeam Backup & Replication 9.5 Update 4
PowerShell Reference

Export-VBRConfiguration (obsolete)

Short Description

Starts configuration backup job.

Export-VBRConfiguration (obsolete) Note:

This cmdlet is obsolete. The cmdlet still works, but it is recommended to rewrite your scripts using cmdlets from the Configuration Backup section.

Applies to

Platform: VMware, Hyper-V

Product Edition: Standard, Enterprise, Enterprise Plus


Export-VBRConfiguration [-WarningAction <ActionPreference>] [-WarningVariable <String>] [<CommonParameters>]

Detailed Description

This cmdlet backs up current configuration of Veeam Backup & Replication server.

With configuration backup, you can store a copy of your host configuration: your virtual infrastructure, jobs configuration, Veeam Backup & Replication settings and other data. In case the Veeam Backup & Replication host is failed or configuration is corrupted, you can restore configuration with this copy.

The configuration backup is job-driven. You can configure settings of the configuration backup job, including schedule, in the main menu of the Veeam backup console. With Veeam PowerShell, you can start a job session but you cannot change the settings.

By default, the configuration backup job runs daily. The resulting backup files are stored to the C:\backup\VeeamConfigBackup\%BackupServer% folder on the Veeam backup default repository.

You cannot restore configuration with Veeam PowerShell. It is recommended to perform the restore operation with Veeam Backup & Replication UI for full functionality.


This cmdlet supports Microsoft PowerShell common parameters. For more information about common parameters, see


This command backs up current configuration of Veeam Backup & Replication host.


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