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Get-VBRStoragePlugin

Short Description

Returns plug-ins for adding Universal Storage API integrated systems.

Applies to

Platform: VMware

Product Edition: Standard, Enterprise, Enterprise Plus

Storage system: IBM Spectrum Virtualize, INFINIDAT InfiniBox, Pure Storage, Huawei

Syntax

Get-VBRStoragePlugin [-Name <string[]>] [-WhatIf] [-Confirm]  [<CommonParameters>]

Detailed Description

This cmdlet returns the list of installed plug-ins for adding Universal Storage API integrated systems to Veeam Backup & Replication.

For more information on Universal Storage API integrated systems, see the Universal Storage Integration API section of the User Guide for VMware vSphere.

Parameters

Parameter

Description

Required

Position

Accept
Pipeline
Input

Accept
Wildcard
Characters

Name

Specifies the array of plug-in names. The cmdlet will return plug-ins with these names.

False

Named

False

False

WhatIf

Specifies whether the cmdlet writes a message that describes the effects of running the cmdlet without actually performing any action.

False

Named

False

False

Confirm

Specifies whether the cmdlet displays a prompt that asks if the user is sure that they want to continue.

False

Named

False

False

<CommonParameters>

This cmdlet supports Microsoft PowerShell common parameters. For more information about common parameters, see http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/p/?LinkID=113216.

Example 1

This command returns the list of all installed storage plug-ins.

PS C:\PS> Get-VBRStoragePlugin

Name                                    Version                                 Description
----                                    -------                                 -----------
IBM                                     0.1                                     Adds IBM SAN Volume Controller (SVC)...
Huawei                                  1.0.13.0                                Adds Huawei OceanStor Series storage...
InfiniBox                               1.0.6                                   Adds InfiniBox F-series system. Fibr...
FlashArray                              1.0.37.0                                Adds Pure Storage FlashArray. FC and...

Example 2

This example shows how to add an IBM Spectrum Virtualize storage to Veeam Backup & Replication.

You will need to perform the following steps:

  1. Run Get-VBRStoragePlugin to get the list of installed storage plug-ins. To add the IBM Spectrum Virtualize storage system to Veeam Backup & Replication, you will need the IBM plug-in.
  2. Run Get-VBRCredentials to get the credentials record for the storage. Save the result to the $credentials variable.
  3. Run Get-VBRViProxy to get the backup proxy that will be used for storage rescan and Backup from Storage Snapshots. Save the result to the $proxy variable.
  4. Run Add-StoragePluginHost with the $credentials and $proxy variables.

PS C:\PS> Get-VBRStoragePlugin

Name                                    Version                                 Description
----                                    -------                                 -----------
IBM                                     0.1                                     Adds IBM SAN Volume Controller (SVC)...
Huawei                                  1.0.13.0                                Adds Huawei OceanStor Series storage...
InfiniBox                               1.0.6                                   Adds InfiniBox F-series system. Fibr...
FlashArray                              1.0.37.0                                Adds Pure Storage FlashArray. FC and...

PS C:\PS> $credentials = Get-VBRCredentials -Name "IBM Administrator"

PS C:\PS> $proxy = Get-VBRViProxy -Name 172.17.41.34

PS C:\PS> Add-StoragePluginHost -PluginType Ibm -Name 172.17.41.3 -Credentials $credentials -Description "IBM iSCSI" -Proxy $proxy

Related Commands

Get-VBRViProxy

Get-VBRCredentials

Add-StoragePluginHost

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