Veeam for O365 4.0

Enterprise Manager

A new version of Veeam Backup for Office 365 is available. Many new features and functionalities introduced on Veeam Backup 4.0.

Object storage support

VBO 4.0 support Object storage. This functionnality permit to send and store Office 365 backups on Microsoft Azure Blob, IBM Cloud Object Storage or S3-compatible storage providers. This reduces storage costs. The data can be protected with encryption (AES 256-bit).

On the Veeam console, open Backup Infrastructure tab and click on Object Storage Repositories. In the ribbon, click on Add Object Storage.

Access to Veeam for O365 4.0 console

A new windows appear, enter the name that you want and click on Next.

Enter the name of the Object storage repositories

Select Object Storage type and click on Next.

Select object storage type Veeam for O365 4.0 console

On the Microsoft Azure Storage Account, click on the Add button and select Region. In most cases, Global Azure will be the right value.

Add Azure account

Enter account and shared key and click on OK.

Add Azure account

Add Azure account

Select the desired container and click with the drop-down list and click on Browse

Select container Veeam for O365 4.0

Click on New folder for create new folder in the container.

Create folder on container Veeam for O365 4.0

Click on Finish for finish configuration and lauch creation.

Create folder on container Veeam for O365 4.0

Object is now present in the Veeam console.

Create folder on container Veeam for O365 4.0

Object is now present in the Veeam console. You can now create backup repositories. In the Veeam console, open Backup Infrastructure tab and click on Backup Repositories. In the ribbon, click on Add Repositories.

Create folder on container Veeam for O365 4.0

Enter the name that you want and click on Next.

Enter the name of the repositories

Select the path of your repositories and click on Next.

Enter the name of the repositories

Check Offload backup data to object storage option and select the Object Storage Repositories previously created. Check Encrypt data uploaded to object storage and enter the desired password.

Configure Object storage backup repository

Select the retention policy and click on Finish.

Configure retention policy

The new backup repositories has been present.

Configure retention policy

Create a backup job and select the new backup repositories.

Create or modify backup job for Veeam for O365 4.0

I have lauched mt backup. My local repositories contain few file (persistent cache). My container on azure contain the backup.

Local Repositories

Local Repositories

Azure Repositories

Managing Backup Accounts

With Veeam Backup for Office 365 v4.0 you can configure specify auxiliary backup accounts. This feature permit to minimize throttling when backing up Microsoft SharePoint and OneDrive for Business items. You could also use this feature for use backup account for Microsoft Office 365 organizations and other backup account for Sharepoint on-premise organisation.

In the Veeam console, right click on your organization and select Manage backup accounts.

Create or modify backup job for Veeam for O365 4.0

Select security groups and select the desired user. Click on Not Configured for enter the password.

Configure password for Veeam for O365 4.0

Enter the password of the different user and click on OK. The password is now Configured.

Configure password for Veeam for O365 4.0

Backup Security groups has now been configured.

Exclude retention

You can now exclude Contact and Calendar from the retention policy. From the veeam console, open the menu and click on General options.

Open General option Veeam for O365 4.0

You can exclude Contacts and calendar to the retention policy.

Exclude contacts and calendar to retention policy

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