Editing Backup Repository Settings

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    • The Edit command is unavailable if a backup repository is out of date.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