Veeam Backup & Replication 9.5 Update 4
User Guide for VMware vSphere
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Maintenance Mode Limitations

The following table lists limitations that are imposed right after an object storage repository is put into maintenance mode.


Restriction Level

Related Topic

Data transfer / Synchronization

Maintenance Mode Limitations 

Data Transfer

Move to capacity tier

Maintenance Mode Limitations 

Moving to Capacity Tier

Copy to performance tier

Maintenance Mode Limitations 

Copying to Performance Tier


Maintenance Mode Limitations 

Data Restore

Export as .vbk

Maintenance Mode Limitations 

Exporting Backups

Removal of backups from configuration

Maintenance Mode Limitations 

Removing from Configuration

Retention policies

Synchronization is skipped for backup chains located in object storage repositories. Obsolete restore points will only be removed from a backup chain of your extents.

Retention Policy

Removal of object storage repositories

Maintenance Mode Limitations 

Removing Object Storage Repository

Removal of backups or VMs created with the Per-VM method

Maintenance Mode Limitations 

Removing Backups from Object Storage Repository

Removal of a VM from a single storage

Synchronization is skipped for backup chains located in object storage repositories. A virtual machine will only be removed from a backup chain of your extents.

Deleting from Disk

Modifications of object storage repositories settings

Maintenance Mode Limitations 

Editing Settings of Object Storage Repository

Modifications of capacity tier settings

Maintenance Mode Limitations 

Add Capacity Tier, Excluding Capacity Tier from Scale-Out Repositories

Scale-out backup repository rescan

Synchronization is skipped for object storage repositories.

Rescanning Scale-Out Repositories

Removal of a scale-out backup repository from the configuration database

Maintenance Mode Limitations 

Removing Scale-Out Backup Repositories

Evacuation of storage or indexes from on-premise extents

Maintenance Mode Limitations 

Evacuating Backups from Performance Tiers

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