New-VBRAzureBlobFolder

Short Description

Creates Microsoft Azure Blob folders.

Applies to

Platform: VMware, Hyper-V

Product Edition: Enterprise, Enterprise Plus, Veeam Universal License

Syntax

New-VBRAzureBlobFolder -Container <VBRAzureBlobContainer> -Connection <VBRAzureBlobConnection> -Name <string>[<CommonParameters>]

Detailed Description

This cmdlet creates Microsoft Azure Blob folders. Veeam Backup & Replication will use these folders to keep backup files there.

Important

The default Root container is not supported. For more information about this container, see this Microsoft article.

Parameters

Parameter

Description

Required

Position

Accept
Pipeline
Input

Accept
Wildcard
Characters

Container

Specifies an Microsoft Azure Blob container. The cmdlet will create a folder in this container.

True

Named

True (ByValue)

 

Connection

Specifies an active session with Microsoft Azure Blob storage. The cmdlet will use this session to connect to Microsoft Azure object storage.

Accepts the following objects:

  • VBRAzureBlobConnection
    To get this object, run the Connect-VBRAzureBlobService cmdlet and set the CapacityTier or ArchiveTier property as the ServiceType parameter value.
  • VBRAzureDataBoxConnection

True

Named

False

 

Name

Specifies a name of the Microsoft Azure Blob container. The cmdlet will create a new Microsoft Azure Blob folder in this container.

True

Named

False

 

<CommonParameters>

This cmdlet supports Microsoft PowerShell common parameters. For more information on common parameters, see the About CommonParameters section of Microsoft Docs.

Return Type

Example

This example shows how to create a Microsoft Azure Blob folder that an Azure Blob object storage will use as a repository.

  1. Run Get-VBRAzureBlobAccount to get an Microsoft Azure Blob credentials record. Save the result to the $account variable.
  2. Run Connect-VBRAzureBlobService with the $account variable to connect to Microsoft Azure Blob storage. Use the RegionType parameter to specify the type of the region. Save the result to the $connect variable.
  3. Run Get-VBRAzureBlobContainer with the $connect variable to get an Microsoft Azure Blob container. Save the result to the $container variable.
  4. Run New-VBRAzureBlobFolder with the $container and $connect variables. Use the Name parameter to specify the name of an Microsoft Azure Blob folder.

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

$connect = Connect-VBRAzureBlobService -Account $account -RegionType Global -ServiceType CapacityTier

$container = Get-VBRAzureBlobContainer -Connection $connect -Name "Container"

New-VBRAzureBlobFolder -Container $container -Connection $connect -Name "Images"

Related Commands

Get-VBRAzureBlobAccount

Connect-VBRAzureBlobService

Get-VBRAzureBlobContainer