Create New Backup Job, in this article I will explain how to create a new backup job in Veeam Backup & Replication for taking backup of the virtual machine.
Please find below the steps to configure a backup job to create a Virtual Machine Backup job in Veeam Backup and Replication.
Create New Backup Job Veeam
1- Open the Veeam Backup and Replication console, Select the Home tab, click on the Backup Job tab and then click Virtual Machine.
2- New Backup job wizard, type a backup job name, description, and then click on the next button
3- We need to add Virtual Machine, which you need to take a backup so click on the add button.
4- Add object windows pop up, select VMs and Templates, expand the vCenter ,datastore and then select the Virtual Machine you want to take backup and click on add button.
5- Click Next.
6- Select a backup repository to restore the virtual machine backup files.
Select retention policy restores points.
Select keep certain full backups longer for archival purposes and then click on the configure button.
7- New backup job wizard, Guest Processing option so here you can select enable application-aware processing and enable guest file system indexing options.
Select guest OS credentials for the virtual machine you want to backup and then click on the next button.
8- Specify the backup job schedule option when you want to backup, select the Automatic retry (retry failed items processing) and then click on apply.
9- Select newly created job and then click active full.
10- Now you backup job is started.
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