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Veeam Availability Console 3.0
Guide for Resellers

Updating Backup Job Configuration

When you modify settings of a backup policy, you can immediately apply them to Veeam backup agents that have this policy assigned. If you do not apply modified settings, the status of a backup policy for Veeam backup agents will be set to Outdated. To put Veeam backup agent job settings in sync with the updated backup policy, you must get the latest job configuration.

Required Privileges

To perform this task, a user must have one of the following roles assigned: Service Provider Global Administrator, Service Provider Administrator, Service Provider Operator.

Updating Veeam Backup Agent Job Configuration

To update Veeam backup agent job configuration and synchronize it with the backup policy:

  1. Log in to Veeam Availability Console.

For details, see Accessing Veeam Availability Console.

  1. Do one of the following:
  • [For Service Provider Global Administrator, Service Provider Administrator] In the menu on the left, click Discovery.
  • [For Service Provider Operator] In the menu on the left, click Managed Computers.
  1. Open the Discovered Backup Agents tab.
  2. Click Filter. In the Filter backup agents by assigned policy section, select the Outdated check box only. Click Apply.

The list of Veeam backup agents will display backup agents whose backup job settings were not updated in accordance with the new backup policy settings.

  1. Select the necessary Veeam backup agent in the list and click a link in the Backup Policy column.
  2. In the Assigned Backup Policies window, click Update Config.

Other Ways to Update Backup Job Configuration

Alternatively, you can update backup job configuration in the list of Veeam backup agent jobs:

  1. Log in to Veeam Availability Console.

For details, see Accessing Veeam Availability Console.

  1. In the menu on the left, click Backup Jobs.
  2. Open the Managed Backup Agents tab.
  3. Select the necessary computer in the list and click a link in the Successful Jobs column.
  4. In the Agent Jobs window, click Filter. In the Filter agents backup jobs by assigned policy section, select the Outdated check box only. Click Apply.

The list of backup jobs will display jobs whose settings were not updated in accordance with the new backup policy settings.

  1. Select the necessary jobs in the list.
  2. At the top of the list, click Update Config.
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