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Recipe: Add a New Repository Object Storage Google Cloud Storage

Expected deliverables:

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

Time to complete: 5 minutes


  • A Google 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 “Google Cloud Storage”.
  5. Give a name to the repository, change the number of concurrent tasks if needed and click Next.
  6. Select a Google Account from the drop-down list in the Credentials field, or add a new one.
  7. Select a Datacenter Region, Bucket and folder. You can also define a disk soft limit not to be exceeded, and use nearline storage class. Click Next.
  8. After the configuration is completed, click Finish and the Google Cloud Storage repository is ready to use.

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