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New-VBRServerScheduleOptions

Short Description

Creates the schedule for Veeam Agent backup jobs.

Applies to

Product Edition: Community, Standard, Enterprise, Enterprise Plus

Syntax

New-VBRServerScheduleOptions -Type <VBRServerScheduleType> {Daily | Monthly | Periodically | AfterJob}[-DailyOptions <VBRDailyOptions>] [-MonthlyOptions <VBRMonthlyOptions>] [-PeriodicallyOptions <VBRPeriodicallyOptions>] [-Job <CBackupJob>] [-EnableRetry] [-RetryCount <int>] [-RetryTimeout <int>][-EnableBackupTerminationWindow] [-TerminationWindow <VBRBackupWindowOptions>]  [<CommonParameters>]

Detailed Description

This cmdlet creates the VBRServerScheduleOptions object that contains schedule settings for Veeam Agent backup jobs.

You can use this cmdlet to create a schedule for the following types of jobs:

  • Veeam Agent jobs that back up Linux servers.
  • Veeam Agent jobs that back up failover clusters.
  • Veeam Agent jobs that back up Windows servers.
  • The backup policy that the Veeam Agent job applies to Windows servers.

New-VBRServerScheduleOptions Note:

Parameters

Parameter

Description

Required

Position

Accept
Pipeline
Input

Accept
Wildcard
Characters

Type

Specifies the Veeam Agent backup job schedule type.

  • Daily: use this option to run the job at a specific time daily.
  • Monthly: use this option to run the job once a month on specific days.
  • Periodically: use this option to run the job repeatedly throughout a day with a specific time interval.
  • AfterJob: use this option to create a chain of jobs. Veeam Backup & Replication will start the Veeam Agent backup job after the other backup job.
    NOTE: The AfterJob option does not work for backup policy.

True

Named

False

 

DailyOptions

For daily schedule.

Specifies daily schedule settings. The cmdlet will create the server schedule with these settings.

Accepts the VBRDailyOptions type.

False

Named

False

 

MonthlyOptions

For monthly schedule.

Specifies monthly schedule settings. The cmdlet will create the server schedule with these settings.

Accepts the VBRMonthlyOptions type.

False

Named

False

 

PeriodicallyOptions

For periodical run.

Specifies periodical schedule settings. The cmdlet will create the server schedule with these settings.

Accepts the VBRPeriodicallyOptions type.

False

Named

False

 

Job

For running after a job.

Specifies the name of the backup job after which Veeam Backup & Replication will run Veeam Agent backup jobs. The cmdlet will create the server schedule with these settings.

False

Named

False

 

EnableRetry

Indicates that Veeam Backup & Replication will attempt to run the Veeam Agent backup job again in case it fails.

False

Named

False

 

RetryCount

For the EnableRetry parameter.

Specifies the number of attempts to run the failed Veeam Agent backup job.

Default: 3.

False

Named

False

 

RetryTimeout

For the EnableRetry parameter.

Specifies the time interval between retry attempts in minutes.

Default: 30.

False

Named

False

 

EnableBackupTermination
Window

Indicates that Veeam Backup & Replication will stop the Veeam Agent backup job if it exceeds the backup window.

False

Named

False

 

TerminationWindow

Specifies the time interval within which the backup job must complete. The cmdlet will create the Veeam Agent backup job with these settings.

Accepts the VBRBackupWindowOptions type.

False

Named

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

Example

This example shows how to create the server schedule for a Veeam Agent backup job. The job will run on Fridays at 7:00 PM.

  1. Run New-VBRDailyOptions to specify the daily schedule options. Save the result to the $daily variable.
  2. Run New-VBRServerScheduleOptions with the $daily variable. Use the Type parameter to specify the type of the schedule.

PS C:\PS> $daily = New-VBRDailyOptions -DayOfWeek Friday -Period 7:00

PS C:\PS> New-VBRServerScheduleOptions -Type Daily -DailyOptions $daily

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