Veeam backup & Replication 11 installation | Repository add |vCenter Add in Veeam Backup
Download the setup file
Double click on setup.exe
Note-: If you want to install these component standalone then click standalone components
Click Ok to install prerequisites in case you have not already installed.
Post installation prerequisites it will prompt for reboot.
Accept the license term and condition.
Browse license file -> Next
Select the product and change the installation path
Install the minimum requirements
Enabling missing features
Now prerequisites have been installed
Assign Write cache folder and Guest catalog folder path to different drive like below
V:\programData\Veeam\backup\folder name where you have to keep
Write cache path will be used when you will perform VM recovery.
Use the service account
By default Veeam will install express edition on this machine if you want to choose existing then change the option and give the database server name.
If you are using express edition then size will be 10GB so if you are planning to take Exchange or SharePoint backup then always plan to use Enterprise or standard edition.
Specify the port number if you want to use custom or keep it default
Click on Install to start installation.
Now launch Veeam Backup and Replication
Add repository in Veeam Backup and Replication
Connect to Veeam Backup & Replication
Click Backup Infrastructure from left side bottom
Select Backup Repository
Click Add Repository
Click Direct Attached storage
Name: Enter Repository Name
Select server from list if you want to add another server else click next
Browse the path and select the drive and folder where you want to keep backup file
Now I formatted disk in ReFS volume
Cross check the write cache folder that will be required when you will restore VM
Now Backup repository has been added
Add vCenter server in Veeam
Add and enter vCenter server login details
Now all VMs are reflecting under the vCenter server .