Veeam backup & Replication 11 installation | Repository add |vCenter Add in Veeam Backup

 Veeam backup & Replication 11 installation | Repository add |vCenter Add in Veeam Backup 

Download the setup file

Double click on setup.exe

Click Install

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.

Click Finish

Now launch Veeam Backup and Replication

Click Connect

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

Microsoft Windows

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

Click next

Add and enter vCenter server login details

Click Ok

Click Apply

Click next

Now all VMs are reflecting under the vCenter server .

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