Help Center
Choose product document...
Veeam Backup & Replication 9.5
User Guide for VMware vSphere

Adding VMware vSphere Servers

You must add to the backup infrastructure VMware vSphere servers that you plan to use as source and target for backup, replication and other activities.

You can add VMware vCenter Servers and ESX(i) hosts. If an ESX(i) host is managed by a VMware vCenter Server, it is recommended that you add the VMware vCenter Server, not a standalone ESX(i) host. If you move VMs between ESX(i) hosts managed by the VMware vCenter Server, you will not have to re-configure jobs in Veeam Backup & Replication. Veeam Backup & Replication will automatically locate migrated VMs and continue processing them as usual.

To add a VMware vSphere server, use the New VMware Server wizard.

  1. Launch the New VMware Server wizard
  2. Specify a server name or address
  3. Specify credentials
  4. Specify SSH settings
  5. Finish working with the wizard
Veeam Large Logo

User Guide for VMware vSphere

User Guide for Microsoft Hyper-V

Enterprise Manager User Guide

Veeam Cloud Connect Guide

Veeam Backup Explorers User Guide

PowerShell Reference

RESTful API Reference

Veeam Backup FREE Edition User Guide

Veeam Backup for Microsoft Office 365

Veeam ONE Documentation

Veeam Endpoint Backup Documentation

Veeam Management Pack Documentation