Set-VBRLinuxSelectedVolume

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    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.

    Parameters

    Parameter

    Description

    Required

    Position

    Accept
    Pipeline
    Input

    Accept
    Wildcard
    Characters

    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 about common parameters, see http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/p/?LinkID=113216.

    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.