Deployment and Configuration

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    To configure integration of Veeam Backup & Replication with Veeam Backup for Google Cloud, complete the following steps:

    1. Install or upgrade Veeam Backup & Replication.

    Install or upgrade Veeam Backup & Replication up to the required version.

    For more information, see the Installing Veeam Backup & Replication and Upgrading Veeam Backup & Replication sections in the Veeam Backup & Replication User Guide.

    1. Install or upgrade Google Cloud Plug-in for Veeam Backup & Replication.

    Install or upgrade Google Cloud Plug-in for Veeam Backup & Replication up to 11.0.3.x.

    For more information, see the Installing Plug-In and Upgrading Plug-In sections.

    1. Add a Veeam Backup for Google Cloud appliance.

    You have two options for adding a Veeam Backup for Google Cloud appliance:

    • If you have already installed Veeam Backup for Google Cloud, you can connect an existing Veeam Backup for Google Cloud appliance to the Veeam Backup & Replication infrastructure. For more information, see Connecting to Existing Veeam Backup for Google Cloud Appliances.
    • If you have not installed Veeam Backup for Google Cloud, you can deploy a new Veeam Backup for Google Cloud appliance in the Veeam Backup & Replication console. In this case, Veeam Backup & Replication deploys Veeam Backup for Google Cloud on a VM instance automatically. For more information, see Deploying New Veeam Backup for Google Cloud Appliances.
    1. [For a newly added Veeam Backup for Google Cloud appliance, optional] Configure worker instances.

    After you add a new Veeam Backup for Google Cloud appliance, open its Web UI and configure network settings and worker profiles for worker instances. For more information on worker instances and how to configure them, see the Managing Workers section in the Veeam Backup for Google Cloud User Guide.

    1. Add standard backup repositories.

    Adding standard backup repositories may be optional or required:

    • If you connect to an existing Veeam Backup for Google Cloud appliance, you can omit adding standard backup repositories since all configured repositories are added to the Veeam Backup & Replication infrastructure automatically. However, you can deploy new repositories if required.
    • If you deploy a new Veeam Backup for Google Cloud appliance, you may require to add standard backup repositories — but only in case you want backup policies to produce image-level backups.

    For more information on how to deploy standard repositories, see Adding Standard Backup Repositories.

    1. [Optional] Add archive repositories

    Add archive repositories if you want to store image-level backups of workloads for long periods of time at lower costs. For more information, see Adding Archive Repository.

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