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Add-VBOProxy

Short Description

Adds backup proxies to Veeam Backup for Microsoft Office 365.

Syntax

Add-VBOProxy -Hostname <string> [-Credential <pscredential>] [-Port <int>] [-Description <string>] [-Force] [<CommonParameters>]

Detailed Description

This cmdlet adds a backup proxy to Veeam Backup for Microsoft Office 365.

Add-VBOProxy Note:

This cmdlet requires a PSCredential object. Use Get-Credential to create the PSCredentials object.

For more information on Get-Credential, see https://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/powershell/reference/5.1/microsoft.powershell.security/get-credential.

Parameters

Parameter

Description

Required

Position

Accept
Pipeline
Input

Accept
Wildcard
Characters

Hostname

Specifies DNS-name or IP address of the proxy server.

True

Named

False

False

Credential

Specifies Windows user credentials to connect to the proxy server.

If omitted, the cmdlet will use a currently logged in Windows user account for connecting with the proxy server.

False

Named

False

False

Port

Specifies the port for connecting with the proxy server.

Default: 9193.

False

Named

False

False

Description

Specifies the description of a backup proxy.

False

Named

False

False

Force

Indicates that the cmdlet will add a backup proxy to Veeam Backup for Microsoft Office 365 configuration without notifying the user.

False

Named

False

False

<CommonParameters>

This cmdlet supports Microsoft PowerShell common parameters. For more information about common parameters, see http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/p/?LinkID=113216.

Example 1

This example shows how to add a backup proxy. The cmdlet will use a currently logged in Windows user account for connecting with the proxy server.

PS C:\PS> Add-VBOProxy -Hostname 172.70.53.53

Example 2

This example shows how to add a backup proxy. The cmdlet will use Windows user credentials for connecting to the proxy server.

You will need to perform the following steps:

  1. Get credentials to connect to the proxy server. Run Get-Credential. The cmdlet will create a PSCredential object representing the credentials of the user account. Save the result to the $server variable.
  2. Run Add-VBOProxy with the $server variable.

PS C:\PS> $server = Get-Credential

PS C:\PS> Add-VBOProxy -Hostname 172.70.53.53 -Credential $server

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