Showing posts with label Veeam Backup. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Veeam Backup. Show all posts

Restore Files and folders, NTFS Permission only using Veeam Backup & Replication

 Open Veeam Backup & Replication

Home -> Backup -> Disk

Select File Server Job Name -> Right click on Job Name

Select Restore guest files -> Microsoft Windows

Select the Restore Point

Click Next and follow the instruction -> Browse

Mounting the drives

Select the folder that you want to Restore

Right click on the folder -> Restore (If you want to overwrite the restore files and folders)

Else click on Restore to (If you want to restore files and folder on different location)

Note-: You may also restore Permissions only using the Veeam Backup & Replication.


Schedule back with Excluded disk in Veeam Backup and Replication 12

Once you configure a job with an excluded disk, the excluded disk will not participate in backup.

If still, you want to configure the excluded disk in the restore VM then you can attach the disk from vCenter level.

Edit the VM property and add the existing disk, but before doing this you need to capture the existing disk path.

I have already created a backup job, you may refer Create Backup Job in Veeam Backup and Replication 12 to create a backup job.

Now I am going to modify the Backup Job that I have created.

Right Click on the Job -> Click Edit

Go to Virtual Machines -> Select the Virtual Machine

Click Exclusions

Select VM click on Edit

Select the Disk that you want to Exclude

Once done click Finish

Create Backup Job In Veeam Backup & Replication | Backup Job in VBR


Create Backup Job in Veeam Backup and Replication 12


I am creating a job to schedule backups with default configuration.

In the later document I will schedule backup with excluded Drive and also,

how to take SQL Transaction log backup .

How to create backup Job SQL server of SQL server Using T log

Open Veeam Backup and Replication

Click Home -> Job

Right Click on Backup under Job -> Backup -> Select the backup type that you want to configure

like Virtual Machine, Windows Computer or File Share

I am going to configure Virtual Machine -> Give the Backup Name that you want to configure.

Click Add -> Expend the vCenter from the list and Select the VM that you want to take Backup

Or simply Type VM Name and Search, you will see list of the VMs containing the Name

Select the VM from the list and click Add

Click Next

Select the Backup Repository where you want to keep your backup

Also set the Retention policy to keep full backup longer for Archival purpose

You may configure GRF Retention Policy as well to Keep Weekly Full backup for how long time

Then click next

Click next and Configure the Job Schedule

Click Apply

If you want to run backup job on scheduled Date and Time, then click finish without check mark on 

Run the Job when click Finish

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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