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Recipe: Configuration Backup (one-time)
Backup VBR Configuration to a standard repository.
Time to complete: 5 minutes
- Veeam Backup and Replication server.
- A Backup repository for Configuration Backup. Scale-Out Backup repository isn’t supported.
Before you start:
Configuration backup should be stored at multiple locations: keep multiple copies to comply with best practices, use of file copy jobs can be leveraged.
You have a Veeam Backup and Replication server installed.
- Open the Veeam Backup and Replication console.
- Click Main Menu button and select configuration Backup.
- Tick the “Enable backup file encryption” check box to allow accounts information to be saved and specify a password to be used. Loss Protection is enabled if your VBR server is registered against an Enterprise Manager server (allows for configuration restore using EM decryption key)
- Click Backup Now button.
- Click OK.
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