Add-VBOAzureBlobAccount

Short Description

Creates Microsoft Azure Blob storage account credentials.

Syntax

Add-VBOAzureBlobAccount -Name <string> -SharedKey <securestring> [-Description <string>]  [<CommonParameters>]

Detailed Description

This cmdlet creates the VBOAzureBlobAccount object. This object contains storage account credentials for Microsoft Azure Blob storage. Veeam Backup for Microsoft Office 365 will use these storage account credentials to access Microsoft Azure Blob storage.

Parameters

Parameter

Description

Type

Required

Position

Accept Pipeline Input

Accept Wildcard Characters

Name

Specifies a login name. The cmdlet will use this login name to add the Microsoft Azure Blob storage account credentials.

String

True

Named

False

 

SharedKey

Specifies a shared key. The cmdlet will use this shared key to add the Microsoft Azure Blob storage account credentials.

SecureString

True

Named

False

 

Description

Specifies a description for the Microsoft Azure Blob storage account credentials.

String

False

Named

False

 

<CommonParameters>

This cmdlet supports Microsoft PowerShell common parameters. For more information on common parameters, see Microsoft Docs.

Output Object

The cmdlet returns the VBOAzureBlobAccount object that contains storage account credentials for Microsoft Azure Blob storage.

Examples

Add-VBOAzureBlobAccountExample 1. Adding Microsoft Azure Blob Credentials Record

This example shows how to add the Microsoft Azure Blob storage account credentials to Veeam Backup for Microsoft Office 365.

$securepassword = Read-Host "Enter your password" -AsSecureString

Enter your password: **********

Add-VBOAzureBlobAccount -Name "Login" -SharedKey $securepassword

Perform the following steps:

  1. Run the Read-Host cmdlet. Specify the message that the console will display as a prompt. Specify the AsSecureString parameter. Save the result to the $securepassword variable.
  2. Enter the password.
  3. Run the Add-VBOAzureBlobAccount cmdlet. Specify the Name parameter value. Set $securepassword as the SharedKey parameter value.

Add-VBOAzureBlobAccountExample 2. Adding Microsoft Azure Blob Credentials Record with Description

This example shows how to add the Microsoft Azure Blob storage account credentials with a description.

$securepassword = Read-Host "Enter your password" -AsSecureString

Enter your password: **********

Add-VBOAzureBlobAccount -SharedKey $securepassword  -Name "Login" -Description "Azure Credential Records"

Perform the following steps:

  1. Run the Read-Host cmdlet. Specify the message that the console will display as a prompt. Specify the AsSecureString parameter. Save the result to the $securepassword variable.
  2. Enter the password.
  3. Run the Add-VBOAzureBlobAccount cmdlet. Specify the following settings:
  • Set $securepassword as the SharedKey parameter value.
  • Specify the Name parameter value.
  • Specify the Description parameter value.

Related Commands

Read-Host

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