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RESTful API Reference

Create a Company Backup Resource

You can add a backup resource into Veeam Availability Console configuration.


To add a backup resource in Veeam Availability Console, send the POST HTTPS request to the URL of the /tenants/{ID}/backupResources resource.

HTTP Request

POST https://<Availability-Console>:1281/v2/tenants/{ID}/backupResources

Request Headers

The request header must contain the authorization token for the current logon session.

Request Body

In the request body, the client must send the following properties for the backup resource that must be added to Veeam Availability Console:

  • backupRepositoryUid
  • cloudRepositoryFriendlyName
  • quota
  • isWanAccelerationEnabled
  • wanAcceleratorUid


The server returns the following response to the client.

Response Code

A successfully completed operation returns response code 201 Created.

Response Headers

The response to this request contains the following headers. The response may also include additional standard HTTP headers.




The length of the response body.


The media type and syntax of the request body message: application/json; charset=utf-8

Response Body

In the response body, Veeam Availability Console returns a status and a message for an action.

Example Create a Company Backup Resource

The following example adds a new backup resource into Veeam Availability Console configuration.


POST https://localhost:1281/v2/tenants/2/backupResources


Request Header:

Content-Type: application/json

Authorization: Bearer <Access-Token>


Request Body:


   "backupRepositoryUid": "88788f7e-d8f5-4ea4-bc4f-9b3f5403bcac",

   "cloudRepositoryFriendlyName": "Delta Cloud Vol01",

   "quota": {

     "storageGb": 300,

     "quotasIsUnlimited": false

     "vms": -1,

     "workstations": -1,

     "servers": -1


   "isWanAccelerationEnabled": true,

   "wanAcceleratorUid": "4512013c-376b-47db-8837-286399790ca8"



Response Code:

201 Created

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