Step 2. Specify Repository Details

At the Backup Appliance step of the wizard, do the following:

  1. From the Appliance drop-down list, select a Veeam Backup for Microsoft Azure appliance that will manage the repository.

For an appliance to be displayed in the Appliance drop-down list, it must be added to the backup infrastructure as described in section Adding Veeam Backup for Microsoft Azure Appliances.

  1. Use the Repository name and Description fields to enter a name for the new repository and to provide a description for future reference. The maximum length of the name is 127 characters; the following characters are not supported: \ / " ' [ ] : | < > + = ; , ? * @ & _ .

Veeam Backup & Replication will create a folder with the specified name in the blob container that you will specify at step 5 of the wizard. This folder will be used to store backed-up data.

Add Blob storage - Appliance