Set-VBRLinuxSelectedVolume

Short Description

Modifies the scope of volumes for Veeam Agent backup jobs that back up Linux machines.

Applies to

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

Syntax

Set-VBRLinuxSelectedVolume -SelectedVolume <VBRLinuxSelectedVolume> [-Type <VBRLinuxSelectedVolumeType>] [-Path<String>] [<CommonParameters>]

Detailed Description

This cmdlet modifies the VBRLinuxSelectedVolume object that specifies the scope of volumes for Veeam Agent Backup jobs that back up Linux machines. To modify settings, enter the necessary parameters with new values. The parameters that you omit will remain unchanged.

Parameters

Parameter

Description

Required

Position

Accept
Pipeline
Input

SelectedVolume

Specifies the volumes that you want to modify.

Accepts the VBRLinuxSelectedVolume type.

True

Named

False

Type

Specifies the type of the volume that you want to back up. You can select the following type of volumes:

  • Device - use this option to include in the backup scope all volumes on a computer disk or individual volumes of a protected computer.
  • MountPoint - use this option to include a mount point in the backup scope.
  • LVM - use this option to include ndividual LVM volumes in the backups scope.
  • BTRFS - use this option to include BTRFS subvolumes in the backup scope.

False

Named

False

Path

Specifies the path to the volume that you want to include in the backup scope.

False

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 modify the backup scope for Linux machines. Veeam Agent Backup jobs will back up the second hard disk instead of the first hard disk.

$volumes = New-VBRLinuxSelectedVolume -Type Device -Path "/dev/sda"

Set-VBRLinuxSelectedVolume -SelectedVolume $volumes -Type Device -Path "/dev/sdb"

Perform the following steps:

  1. Run the New-VBRLinuxSelectedVolume cmdlet. Specify the necessary parameters. Save the result to the $volumes variable.
  2. Run the Set-VBRLinuxSelectedVolume cmdlet. Specify the following settings:
  • Set the $volumes variable as the SelectedVolume parameter.
  • Specify the Type parameter value.
  • Specify the Path parameter value.