A simple step by step no frills approach to achieving your goal
A Linux server added to Veeam Infrastructure and ready to be used as a Hardened Repository.
Time to complete: 5 minutes
- Same ingredients required for adding a Linux Server as a Managed Server in Veeam.
- In addition, Linux host file system must support extended attributes modified by the chattr and setfattr commands
Before you start:
- There is no need of downloading or manually deploying any piece of Veeam software in this server before proceeding with this recipe.
- This Linux server added in this recipe and that will host a Hardened Repository cannot have any other role: you cannot add it as a proxy or as a file server
Assumptions: It’s assumed that you already have a Veeam Backup Server fully working in your environment. If you need to install Veeam Backup Server, please refer to “Installing Veeam Backup & Replication All-In-One Base system” recipe.
- Open the Veeam Backup & Replication Console.
- Open the Backup Infrastructure view. In the inventory pane, select the Managed Servers node and click Add Server on the ribbon or right-click the Managed Servers node and select Add Server. In the Add Server window, select Linux.
- At the Name step of the wizard, specify an address (Full DNS Name or IP Address) and description for the Linux server. Click in Next.
- At the SSH Connection step. click Add and select Single-use credentials for hardened repository.
- Provide the Username, Password and SSH port (by default 22)
- The Elevate account privileges automatically check box is used by default. Select the Use “su” if “sudo” fails check box and provide the root password.
- In the Description field, enter a description for the created credentials record.
- Click OK to complete de account creation, and then Next to continue to the next step in the New Linux Server wizard.
- At the Review step of the wizard, review what Veeam Backup & Replication components are already installed on the server and what components will be installed. Click Apply to add the Linux server to the backup infrastructure.
- At the Apply step of the wizard review details of the Linux server. Click Next, then click Finish to exit the wizard
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