Editing Backup Repository Settings

Veeam Backup for Microsoft 365 allows you to edit backup repository settings.

Consider the following:

  • Editing the Backup proxy and Path values is not possible after the repository was created.
  • Extending a backup repository with object storage is not possible after the backup repository was added to the Veeam Backup for Microsoft 365 backup infrastructure.

For more information on how to extend a backup repository with object storage, see Specify Object Storage Repository.

  • Removing object storage from the backup repository configuration is not possible after the backup repository was extended with object storage.
  • The retention type of a backup repository cannot be changed once set.

For more information about retention policies, see About Retention Policy.

  • The Edit command is unavailable if a backup repository is out of date.

For information on how to upgrade a backup repository, see Upgrading Backup Repositories.

To edit backup repository settings, do the following:

  1. Open the Backup Infrastructure view.
  2. In the inventory pane, select the Backup Repositories node.
  3. In the preview pane, do one of the following:
  • Select a backup repository and on the Backup Repository tab, click Edit Repository on the ribbon.
  • Right-click a backup repository and select Edit.
  1. Modify the required settings.

You can change the following parameters:

  • The backup repository name and description.
  • Frequency of applying the retention policy.

Editing Backup Repository Settings