Add-VBOBackupApplication

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    Short Description

    Adds backup application settings to an application pool.

    Syntax

    Add-VBOBackupApplication -Organization <VBOOrganization> -BackupApplications <VBOBackupApplication[]> [<CommonParameters>]

    Detailed Description

    This cmdlet adds backup application settings to an application pool. You may want to use these settings to reduce throttling when you back up SharePoint and OneDrive for Business data.

    Add-VBOBackupApplication Important

    • This cmdlet is available only in Veeam Backup for Microsoft Office 365 version 4c or later.
    • This cmdlet will run only for Microsoft organizations that are added to the Veeam Backup for Microsoft Office 365 infrastructure using modern app-only authentication method.

    Parameters

    Parameter

    Description

    Type

    Required

    Position

    Accept Pipeline Input

    Organization

    Specifies a Microsoft organization. The cmdlet will add backup application settings to the specified Microsoft organization.

    Accepts the VBOOrganization object. To get this object, run the Get-VBOOrganization cmdlet.

    True

    Named

    True (ByValue)

    BackupApplications

    Specifies an array of backup applications. The cmdlet will add these backup applications to a Microsoft organization.

    Accepts the VBOBackupApplication[] object. To get this object, run the Get-VBOApplication cmdlet.

    True

    Named

    True (ByValue)

    <CommonParameters>

    This cmdlet supports Microsoft PowerShell common parameters. For more information on common parameters, see the About CommonParameters section of Microsoft Docs.

    Output Object

    The cmdlet returns the VBOBackupApplication object that contains backup application settings that are added to Microsoft organizations.

    Examples

    Adding Backup Application to Microsoft Organization

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

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

    $org = Get-VBOOrganization

    $app = Get-VBOApplication -Organization $org

    $newApp = New-VBOBackupApplication -Application $app -ApplicationCertificatePath "C:\certificate\cert.pfx" -ApplicationCertificatePassword $securepassword

    Add-VBOBackupApplication -Organization $org -BackupApplications $newApp

    Perform the following steps:

    1. Specify the secure password:
    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.
    1. Get an application:
    1. Run the Get-VBOOrganization cmdlet. Save the result to the $org variable.
    2. Run the Get-VBOApplication cmdlet. Set the $org variable as the Organization parameter value. Save the result to the $app variable.
    1. Run the New-VBOBackupApplication cmdlet. Specify the Application, ApplicationCertificatePath and ApplicationCertificatePassword parameters. Save the result to the $newApp variable.
    2. Run the Add-VBOBackupApplication cmdlet. Set the $org variable as the Organization parameter value. Set the $newApp variable as the BackupApplications parameter value.

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