Start-VBRQuickBackup

Short Description

Performs quick backup.

Applies to

Platform: VMware, Hyper-V

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

Syntax

Start-VBRQuickBackup -VM <IVmItem[]> [-Wait]  [<CommonParameters>]

Detailed Description

This cmdlet starts quick backup for a selected VMs.

Parameters

Parameter

Description

Type

Required

Position

Accept Pipeline Input

VM

Specifies the array of VMs for which you want to perform the QuickBackup.

You can add VMware or Hyper-V VMs.

Accepts the following objects:

  • CViVmItem
  • CHvVmItem  

To get these objects, run the following cmdlets:

True

Named

True (ByValue,
ByProperty
Name)

Wait

Defines that the command waits for the process to complete before accepting more input.

SwitchParameter

False

Named

False

<CommonParameters>

This cmdlet supports Microsoft PowerShell common parameters. For more information on common parameters, see Microsoft Docs.

Output Object

VBRsession

Examples

Start-VBRQuickBackupExample 1. Starting QuickBackup for Single VM

This example shows how to start quick backup for the SQL_Database VM.

$VM = Find-VBRViEntity -Name "SQL_Database"

Start-VBRQuickBackup -VM $VM

Perform the following steps:

  1. Run the Find-VBRViEntity cmdlet. Specify the Name parameter value. Save the result to the $VM variable.
  2. Run the Start-VBRQuickBackup cmdlet. Set the $VM variable as the VM parameter value.

Start-VBRQuickBackupExample 2. Starting QuickBackup for Group of VMs

This example shows how to start quick backup for a group of VMs.

$VMs = @()

$VMs += Find-VBRViEntity -Name "VM01"

$VMs += Find-VBRViEntity -Name "VM02"

Start-VBRQuickBackup -VM $VMs

Perform the following steps:

  1. Create an empty array. Declare the VMs variable and assign the @() to it.
  2. Run the Find-VBRViEntity cmdlet. Specify the Name parameter value. Use the += operator to save the result to the $VMs variable.
  3. Run the Find-VBRViEntity cmdlet. Specify the Name parameter value. Use the += operator to save the result to the $VMs variable.
  4. Run the Start-VBRQuickBackup cmdlet. Set the $VMs variable as the VM parameter value.

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