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Recipe: Add a New Repository IBM Cloud Object Storage

Expected deliverables:

A Veeam Backup & Replication IBM Cloud Object Storage Repository where Veeam keeps backup files and VM copies.

Time to complete: 5 minutes


  • An IBM Cloud account.

Before you start:

You can create the bucket beforehand, or create it during the procedure.


You have a Veeam Backup and Replication server installed.


  1. Open the Veeam Backup & Replication Console.
  2. Select Backup Infrastructure on the bottom left menu.
  3. Right click Backup Repositories and choose “Add Backup Repository”.
  4. Select “Object Storage” and “IBM Cloud Object Storage”.
  5. Give a name to the repository, change the number of concurrent tasks if needed and click Next.
  6. Specify an Account by filling in the Service point, Region and Credentials fields.
  7. Select a bucket from the drop-down list, and a folder to which you want to map your object storage repository. You can also define a disk soft limit not to be exceeded. Click Next.
  8. After the configuration is completed, click Finish and the Google Cloud Storage repository is ready to use.

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