New-VBRCSVCustomCredentials

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    Short Description

    Specifies custom credentials for authenticating with computers listed in a CSV file.

    Applies to

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

    Syntax

    New-VBRCSVCustomCredentials -HostName <string> [-Credentials <CCredentials>]  [<CommonParameters>]

    Detailed Description

    This cmdlet specifies custom credentials for authenticating with computers you want to add to a protection group from a CSV file. Veeam Backup & Replication uses these credentials for Veeam Agent deployment and backup\restore activities.

    By default, Veeam Backup & Replication uses Master account credentials for authenticating with all computers listed in a CSV file. For authenticating with computers that require different credentials Veeam Backup & Replication uses custom credentials.

    Parameters

    Parameter

    Description

    Required

    Position

    Accept
    Pipeline
    Input

    Accept
    Wildcard
    Characters

    HostName

    Specifies DNS-name or IP address of the computer for which you want to specify credentials.

    True

    Named

    True (ByValue,
    ByProperty
    Name)

    False

    Credentials

    Specifies custom credentials for authenticating with computers listed in a CSV file.

    If not set, Veeam Backup & Replication will use Master account credentials for authenticating with associated computers.

    Accepts CCredentials or string (user name) types.

    NOTE: for string type, enter a user name in the "Domain\Username" format.

    False

    Named

    True (ByProperty
    Name)

    False

    <CommonParameters>

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

    Return Type

    VBRCSVCustomCredentials

    Example

    This example shows how to specify custom credentials for computers from a CSV file.

    You will need to perform the following steps:

    1. Run Get-Credential to create a credential object you want to use for authenticating with computers. Type the credentials and save the result to the $ccreds variable.
    2. Run New-VBRCSVCustomCredentials with the $ccreds variable. Use the ForEach statement to apply the same credentials to multiple computers.

    $ccreds = Get-Credential

    @("172.19.51.55", "sup-v8931") | ForEach { New-VBRCSVCustomCredentials -HostName $_ -Credentials $ccreds}

    Example 2

    This example shows how to specify master credentials for the computer from a CSV file.

    New-VBRCSVCustomCredentials -HostName 172.19.51.50

    Related Commands

    New-VBRCSVContainer