Adding Object Storage

You can add a new Azure object storage repository to the Veeam Backup for Microsoft 365 backup infrastructure.

Request

POST https://<hostname>:4443/v6/objectstoragerepositories

Request Headers

The request header must contain an authorization token of the current session.

Request Body

The request body must contain the following properties:

Property

Type

Description

name

string

Specifies the object storage name.

description

string

Specifies the object storage description.

type

string

Specifies the object storage type. The following types are available:

  • AzureBlob
  • AzureBlobArchive

accountId

string

Specifies ID of the account under which the object storage is being added.

azureContainer

azureContainer

Contains Azure container properties.

azureFolder

string

Specifies storage folder where backups will reside.

sizeLimitEnabled

boolean

Defines whether the size limit is set.

sizeLimitGB

integer

Specifies size limit in GB.

useArchiverAppliance

boolean

Defines that Veeam Backup for Microsoft 365 uses the Azure archiver appliance when transferring backed-up data to the archive object storage.

azureArchiverAppliance

azureArchiverAppliance

Contains a definition of the Azure archiver appliance that Veeam Backup for Microsoft 365 uses when transferring backed-up data to the archive object storage.

azureServiceAccount

Microsoft Azure Service Account

Specifies properties of the Microsoft Azure service account that the Azure archiver appliance uses to access Microsoft Azure.

azureSubscription

Microsoft Azure Subscription

Specifies properties of the Microsoft Azure subscription associated with a user account that is used to access Azure Blob storage.

azureContainer

Property

Type

Description

name

string

Specifies a container name.

regionType

string

Specifies a region type. The following types are available:

  • Global
  • Germany
  • China
  • Government

azureArchiverAppliance

Property

Type

Description

virtualMachineSize

Virtual Machine Size

Specifies the Azure archiver appliance size.

resourceGroup

Resource Group

Specifies a resource group associated with the Azure archiver appliance.

virtualNetwork

Virtual Network

Specifies a virtual network to which the Azure archiver appliance is connected.

subnet

Subnet

Specifies the Azure archiver appliance subnet.

region

string

Specifies a Microsoft Azure region.

appliancePort

integer

Specifies a port number that is used to route requests between the Azure archiver appliance and Veeam Backup for Microsoft 365 backup infrastructure components.

Request Example

Request:

POST https://abc.tech.local:4443/v6/objectstoragerepositories

 

Request Header:

Authorization: Bearer <Access-Token>

Request Body:

{

"useArchiverAppliance": "true",

"accountId": "fc0ac22b-a067-4e65-8790-5f43348d109e",

"type": "AzureBlobArchive",

"description": "",

"sizeLimitGB": "10224",

"azureFolder": "Folder1",

"sizeLimitEnabled": "true",

"azureContainer": {

 "regionType": "Global",

 "name": "container1"

},

"azureServiceAccount": {

 "displayName": "Application",

 "azureEnvironment": "Global",

 "id": "576705c3-a1af-49bd-878f-9067865bfcf9",

 "applicationCertificateThumbprint": "FF2577A7586ACAD713FEBA43C62B67C1603CF7EC",

 "azureTenantId": "4468fde5-48b8-4f24-b3f0-ce8a4078ca3f",

 "lastModified": "2022-02-16T17:46:16.8070443Z",

 "type": "Azure",

 "applicationId": "2415230a-51ea-4e0d-a924-54c699a5431a"

},

"name": "Azure Archive Object Storage",

"azureSubscription": {

 "displayName": "Enterprise Subscription",

 "subscriptionId": "be7051ea-8fa4-4605-c607-89f3dd09fffd"

},

"azureArchiverAppliance": {

   "virtualMachineSize": {

     "name": "Standard_B4ms",

     "coresCount": "string",

     "memoryMB": 16384,

     "osDiskSizeMB": 0,

     "resourceDiskSizeMB": 0

   },

   "resourceGroup": {

     "name": "ResourceGroup10",

     "location": "northcentralus"

   },

   "virtualNetwork": {

     "id": "/subscriptions/be7051ea-8fa4-4605-c607-89f3dd09fffd/resourceGroups/ResourceGroup10/providers/Microsoft.Network/virtualNetworks/groupvnet775",

     "name": "groupvnet775",

     "type": "Microsoft.Network/virtualNetworks",

     "location": "northcentralus",

     "addressSpaces": [

       "10.5.0.0/16"

     ]

   },

   "subnet": {

     "name": "default",

     "addressPrefix": "10.5.0.0/24"

   },

   "region": "northcentralus",

   "appliancePort": 443

 }

}

Response

The server returns the following response to the client.

Response Codes

A successfully completed operation returns a response code 201 Created.

Response Headers

The response to this request contains the following headers. The response may also include additional standard HTTPS headers.

Header

Description

Content-length

The length of the response body.

Content-type

The media type and syntax of the response body message: application/json; charset=utf-8

Response Body

The response body contains the following properties:

Property

Type

Description

azureContainer

azureContainer

Contains Azure container properties.

azureFolder

string

Specifies storage folder where backups reside.

id

string

Specifies the object storage ID.

name

string

Specifies the object storage name.

description

string

Specifies the object storage description.

accountId

string

Specifies ID of the account under which the object storage was added.

sizeLimitEnabled

boolean

Defines whether the size limit is set.

sizeLimitGB

integer

Specifies size limit in GB.

usedSpaceBytes

integer

Specifies used space in Bytes.

freeSpaceBytes

integer

Specifies free space in Bytes.

type

string

Specifies the object storage type. The following types are available:

  • AzureBlob
  • AzureBlobArchive

useArchiverAppliance

boolean

Defines that Veeam Backup for Microsoft 365 uses the Azure archiver appliance when transferring backed-up data to the archive object storage.

azureArchiverAppliance

azureArchiverAppliance

Contains a definition of the Azure archiver appliance that Veeam Backup for Microsoft 365 uses when transferring backed-up data to the archive object storage.

azureServiceAccount

Microsoft Azure Service Account

Specifies properties of the Microsoft Azure service account that the Azure archiver appliance uses to access Microsoft Azure.

azureSubscription

Microsoft Azure Subscription

Specifies properties of the Microsoft Azure subscription associated with a user account that is used to access Azure Blob storage.

_links

Dictionary of string [key] and Object [value]

Links to related resources (navigation property).

azureContainer

Property

Type

Description

name

string

Specifies a container name.

regionType

string

Specifies a region type. The following types are available:

  • Global
  • Germany
  • China
  • Government

azureArchiverAppliance

Property

Type

Description

virtualMachineSize

Virtual Machine Size

Specifies the Azure archiver appliance size.

resourceGroup

Resource Group

Specifies a resource group associated with the Azure archiver appliance.

virtualNetwork

Virtual Network

Specifies a virtual network to which the Azure archiver appliance is connected.

subnet

Subnet

Specifies the Azure archiver appliance subnet.

region

string

Specifies a Microsoft Azure region.

appliancePort

integer

Specifies a port number that is used to route requests between the Azure archiver appliance and Veeam Backup for Microsoft 365 backup infrastructure components.

Response Example

Response:

201 Created

 

Response Body:

{

"id": "74fd81f6-c724-495b-89b6-8e35408d1f0a",

"name": "Azure Archive Object Storage",

"description": "",

"accountId": "fc0ac22b-a067-4e65-8790-5f43348d109e",

"sizeLimitEnabled": true,

"sizeLimitGB": 10224,

"usedSpaceBytes": 0,

"freeSpaceBytes": 10977936408576,

"type": "AzureBlobArchive",

"_links": {

     "self": {

     "href": "/v6/objectstoragerepositories/74fd81f6-c724-495b-89b6-8e35408d1f0a"

     },

     "account": {

     "href": "/v6/accounts/fc0ac22b-a067-4e65-8790-5f43348d109e"

     },

     "container": {

     "href": "/v6/AzureResources/containers/container1?accountId=fc0ac22b-a067-4e65-8790-5f43348d109e&RegionType=Global"

     },

     "folder": {

     "href": "/v6/AzureResources/containers/container1/folders/Folder1?accountId=fc0ac22b-a067-4e65-8790-5f43348d109e&regionType=Global"

     }

},

"useArchiverAppliance": true,

"azureContainer": {

     "name": "container1",

     "regionType": "Global"

},

"azureFolder": "Folder1",

"azureServiceAccount": {

     "id": "576705c3-a1af-49bd-878f-9067865bfcf9",

     "type": "Azure",

     "displayName": "Application",

     "applicationId": "2415230a-51ea-4e0d-a924-54c699a5431a",

     "applicationCertificateThumbprint": "FF2577A7586ACAD713FEBA43C62B67C1603CF7EC",

     "azureEnvironment": "Global",

     "azureTenantId": "4468fde5-48b8-4f24-b3f0-ce8a4078ca3f",

     "lastModified": "2022-02-16T17:46:16.8070443Z"

},

"azureSubscription": {

 "displayName": "Enterprise Subscription",

 "subscriptionId": "be7051ea-8fa4-4605-c607-89f3dd09fffd"

},

"azureArchiverAppliance": {

"virtualMachineSize": {

     "name": "Standard_B4ms",

     "coresCount": "string",

     "memoryMB": 16384,

     "osDiskSizeMB": 0,

     "resourceDiskSizeMB": 0

   },

   "resourceGroup": {

     "name": "ResourceGroup10",

     "location": "northcentralus"

   },

   "virtualNetwork": {

     "id": "/subscriptions/be7051ea-8fa4-4605-c607-89f3dd09fffd/resourceGroups/ResourceGroup10/providers/Microsoft.Network/virtualNetworks/groupvnet775",

     "name": "groupvnet775",

     "type": "Microsoft.Network/virtualNetworks",

     "location": "northcentralus",

     "addressSpaces": [

       "10.5.0.0/16"

     ]

   },

   "subnet": {

     "name": "default",

     "addressPrefix": "10.5.0.0/24"

   },

   "region": "northcentralus",

   "appliancePort": 443

  }

}