Capacity Extent Structure

When data is transferred to the capacity extent, Veeam Backup & Replication creates and maintains the following structure of directories:

Capacity Extent Structure 

Directory

Description

Misc

<bucket_name> or <container_name>

A bucket or container name.

Buckets and containers must be created in advance.

N/A

Veeam/Archive/

Standard folders created by Veeam Backup & Replication.

<FolderName>

A repository folder that you create when adding a new capacity extent.

<Backup_id>

Contains objects in a backup.

These folders are automatically removed during data removal.

<Index_Id>

An identifier of an object in a backup.

  • If a backup was created using the per-machine method, then each VM will be placed to its own directory.
  • If a backup was created as a single-file backup, then all the VMs will be placed to a unique directory.

Checkpoints

Contains meta information about the state of offloaded backup chains. Such meta information is updated upon each successful offload session.

Data.v2

Contains data blocks and metadata related to these blocks.

internalCheckpoints

Auxilliary checkpoints. Contain information on backup files and metadata.

objs

Contains meta information and other auxiliary data.

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