Configuring Backup Repositories
Before you can backup VM with Veeam, you must create a Backup Repository. Click on Backup Infrastructure, Backup repositories and then click on Add Repository.
A new wizard starts, enter the desired name and click Next.
Select the type of Repository you want (Windows Server in my case) and click on next.
Select the desired server and click on the Populate button. The different volumes appear in the console. Select the volume and click on the Next button.
Enter the desired path and click on Populate. Confirm the selection by clicking on Next.
Click on Next in the Mount Server window and then on Apply. Click on Finish when the operation is completed.
Backup repositories has been present into the Veeam console. It’s possible to configure the backup job.
Create backup job
From the Veeam console, click on Backup infrastructure then on Backup Job. In the menu, click on VMware vSphere.
A wizard starts, enter the desired name and click on Next.
Click on Add to select the VMs. It is possible to select the desired order for saving using the Up or Down button.
Select the Backup Proxy with the Choose button and select the backup repository. Configure the number of Restore points to keep on disk.
Configure the schedule as desired so that the backup is done automatically. Click on Apply and Finish. The job has now been created. you can now backup VM with Veeam.