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Quick Start Guide for Enterprises

Step 3. Point Backup Jobs to Cloud

To write backup data to the cloud, you must point backup jobs to a cloud repository and start them. For this scenario, you will reconfigure Veeam Backup & Replication jobs and Veeam backup agent jobs that you created for the previous evaluation scenarios.

Pointing Veeam Backup Agent Job to Cloud Repository

To point a Veeam backup agent job to a cloud repository, you can change backup policy settings, or reconfigure job settings for individual backup jobs. In this evaluation scenario, you will reconfigure individual job settings.

To point a Veeam backup agent job to a cloud repository:

  1. In the menu on the left, click Backup Jobs.
  2. Open the Managed Backup Agents tab.
  3. Select the necessary job and click Edit link at the top of the list.
  4. At the Destination step of the wizard, select Veeam Cloud Connect repository.

Choose Backup Destination

  1. At the Backup Resources step of the wizard, select a cloud repository that you configured at the Allocate Cloud Repository Resources step, and specify how many backup restore points you want to keep in the cloud.

Choose Cloud Repository

  1. At the Credentials step of the wizard, specify credentials that will be used to connect to the cloud server. These must be the credentials you specified while registering the department account.

In the User quota field you can specify the maximum amount of space for Veeam backup agent files on a cloud repository. For trial purposes select the Set unlimited quota check box. With this option selected, Veeam backup agent will use the department quota specified at the Allocate Cloud Repository Resources step.

Specify Credentials

  1. Click Finish to save the job configuration.
  2. When finished, select the modified job and click Start to write backup data to the cloud repository.

Pointing Veeam Backup & Replication Job to Cloud Repository

To follow this scenario and write VM data to the cloud, you must point to the cloud repository a Veeam Backup & Replication job. This can be a backup job or a backup copy job.

To point a Veeam Backup & Replication job to a cloud repository:

  1. Log on to a client Veeam Backup & Replication server.
  2. Launch the Veeam Backup & Replication console.
  3. Open the Backup & Replication view.
  4. Create a new backup or backup copy job, or open for edit an existing one.
  5. At the Storage step of the wizard, choose the cloud repository that you have configured at the Allocate Cloud Repository Resources step.

Point Backup Job to Cloud

  1. Specify other job settings as necessary and finish the wizard.
  2. When finished, start the job. To do that:
  1. In the menu on the left, click Jobs.
  2. Select the modified job and click Start.
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