Starting and Stopping Veeam Backup Agent Jobs

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    You can start and stop Veeam backup agent jobs without accessing the Veeam backup agent Control Panel on managed computers. For example, if a backup job has failed, you can start this job again in Veeam Service Provider Console to avoid client data loss.

    Required Privileges

    To perform this task, a user must have one of the following roles assigned: Company Owner, Company Administrator, Location Administrator.

    Starting Jobs

    To start Veeam backup agent jobs:

    1. Log in to Veeam Service Provider Console.

    For details, see Accessing Veeam Service Provider Console.

    1. In the menu on the left, click Backup Jobs.
    2. Open the Computers tab.
    3. Select the necessary Veeam backup agents in the list and click Start.

    Veeam Service Provider Console will start all jobs configured for the selected Veeam backup agents.

    To start specific Veeam backup agent jobs:

    1. Find the necessary Veeam backup agent in the list and click a link in the Successful Jobs or Running Jobs column.
    2. In the Agent Jobs window, select one or more backup jobs.
    3. At the top of the list, click Start.

    Stopping Jobs

    To stop Veeam backup agent jobs:

    1. Log in to Veeam Service Provider Console.

    For details, see Accessing Veeam Service Provider Console.

    1. In the menu on the left, click Backup Jobs.
    2. Open the Computers tab.
    3. Select the necessary Veeam backup agents in the list and click Stop.

    Veeam Service Provider Console will stop all jobs configured for the selected Veeam backup agents.

    To stop specific Veeam backup agent jobs:

    1. Find the necessary Veeam backup agent in the list and click a link in the Successful Jobs or Running Jobs column.
    2. In the Agent Jobs window, select one or more backup jobs.
    3. At the top of the list, click Stop.