Set-VBRPluginCopyJobStorageOptions

Short Description

Modifies storage optimization settings for plug-in backup copy jobs.

Applies to

Product Edition: Standard, Enterprise, Enterprise Plus

Syntax

Set-VBRPluginCopyJobStorageOptions -Options <VBRPluginCopyJobStorageOptions> [-EnableDataDeduplication] [-CompressionLevel {Auto | None | DedupeFriendly | Optimal | High | Extreme}] [-StorageOptimizationType {Automatic | LocalTarget | LocalTargetHugeBackup | LANTarget | WANTarget}]  [<CommonParameters>]

Detailed Description

This cmdlet modifies storage optimization settings for plug-in backup copy jobs.

Parameters

Parameter

Description

Type

Required

Position

Accept Pipeline Input

Options

Specifies optimization settings for plug-in backup copy jobs. The cmdlet will modify these settings.

Accepts the VBRPluginCopyJobStorageOptions object. To create this object, run the New-VBRPluginCopyJobStorageOptions cmdlet.

True

Named

False

CompressionLevel

Specifies a compression level of backup files created with a plug-in backup copy job. You can specify either of the following compression levels:

  • Auto: use this option to set the same compression level as in the copied backup files.
  • None: use this option if you do not want to enable data compression.
  • Dedupe-friendly: use this option to set a dedupe-friendly compression level.
  • Optimal: use this option to set an optimal compression level.
  • High: use this option to set a high compression level.
  • Extreme: use this option to set an extreme compression level.

Default: Auto.

VBRCompressionLevel

False

Named

False

StorageOptimizationType

Specifies the type of storage that you plan to use as a backup target.

  • Automatic: use this option to set the same type of storage as in the copied backup files.
  • LocalTarget: use this option for backup to SAN, DAS or local storage.
  • LocalTargetHugeBackup: use this option for Veeam Agent jobs that can produce backup files larger than 16 TB.
  • LANTarget: use this option for backup to NAS and for onsite backup.
  • WANTarget: use this option if you plan to use WAN for offsite backup.

Depending on the selected storage type, the job will use data blocks of different sizes to optimize the size of backup files.

Default: LocalTarget.

VBRStorageOptimizationType

False

Named

False

EnableDataDeduplication

Defines that the cmdlet will enable the data deduplication option for backup files created with a plug-in backup copy job.

If you do not provide this parameter, Veeam Backup & Replication will not decrease the size of these backup files.

SwitchParameter

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.

Output Object

The cmdlet returns the VBRPluginCopyJobStorageOptions object that contains optimization settings for plug-in backup copy jobs.

Examples

Set-VBRPluginCopyJobStorageOptionsExample 1. Enabling Data Deduplication for Storage Optimization Settings of Plug-In Backup Copy Job

This example shows how to enable the data deduplication option for storage optimization settings of a plug-in backup copy job.

$options = New-VBRPluginCopyJobStorageOptions -CompressionLevel Dedupe-friendly -StorageOptimizationType LANTarget

Set-VBRPluginCopyJobStorageOptions -Options $options -EnableDataDeduplication

Perform the following steps:

  1. Run the New-VBRPluginCopyJobStorageOptions cmdlet. Specify the necessary parameters. Save the result to the $options variable.
  2. Run the Set-VBRPluginCopyJobStorageOptions cmdlet. Set the $options variable as the Options parameter value. Provide the EnableDataDeduplication parameter.

Set-VBRPluginCopyJobStorageOptionsExample 2. Modifying Compression Level of Backup Files for Plug-In Backup Copy Job

This example shows how to modify the compression level of backup files or storage optimization settings of a plug-in backup copy job. The cmdlet will change it from the dedupe-friendly to the extreme compression level.

$options = New-VBRPluginCopyJobStorageOptions -CompressionLevel Dedupe-friendly -StorageOptimizationType LANTarget

Set-VBRPluginCopyJobStorageOptions -Options $options -CompressionLevel Extreme

Perform the following steps:

  1. Run the New-VBRPluginCopyJobStorageOptions cmdlet. Specify the necessary parameters. Save the result to the $options variable.
  2. Run the Set-VBRPluginCopyJobStorageOptions cmdlet. Set the $options variable as the Options parameter value. Set the CompressionLevel parameter to the Extreme value.

Related Commands

New-VBRPluginCopyJobStorageOptions

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