Link Search Menu Expand Document

The Veeam Cookbook Series

A simple step by step no frills approach to achieving your goal

Recipe: Adding Backup Repositories with Object Storage

Expected deliverables:

A new backup repository where backups are stored.

Time to complete: 5 minutes


  • Access to Veeam Backup for Microsoft 365 GUI using a browser
  • An object storage already configured in VB365
  • An existing proxy server

Before you start: The object storage must be first configured following an “Adding Object Storage Repository” recipe.

Assumptions: You have an existing Veeam Backup for Microsoft 365 installation.


  1. Open the Veeam Backup for Microsoft 365 interface.
  2. Open the “Backup Infrastructure” view.
  3. Right click “Backup Repositories” in the inventory pane and select “Add backup repository”.
  4. Enter a name and optional description for the backup repository, and click “Next” to proceed.
  5. Select “Backup to object storage” as a target location. Click “Next”.
  6. Select a backup proxy server and specify the directory where you want to store the Local cache. Click “Next”.
  7. Specify the object storage to store the backups to. Flag the “Encrypt data uploaded to object storage” if needed. Click “Next”.
  8. Specify the retention policy, and choose beetween “Snapshot-based” and “Item-level” retention type. Click “Advanced” if you want to specify when to apply a retention policy between “Daily at” and “Monthly at”.
  9. Click “Finish” to end the repository configuration.

Links to Resources:

Back to top

Copyright © 2023 Solutions Architects, Veeam Software.