In the previous article we discussed about “Installation of Veeam Endpoint Backup“, today we’ll see how to configure for the regular backups to run.
Once the installation is complete we’ll the below options, we’ll discussing step by step:
Configuring Veeam Backup Step by Step :
Once you click on Configure Backup it will Scan local Partitions and Volumes….. as shown below
After scanning is done it will open windows with options
Entire Computer (recommended)
Volume level Backup
File Level Backup (Slower)
as shown below:
In my scenario I’ve selected option 1 : Entire Computer
After selecting Option 1 Click Next
It will take to another windows where you need to select the device or location for storing the backup files or folders.
I’ve selected Local Storage
Note: Selecting local storage is not recommended as it’s my lab selected for testing
If you are doing in Production you can go with “Veeam Backup & Replication repository” or dedicated File Server.
After Selecting click Next
It will prompt you to select the storage device that you want to keep the backup files.
Note: By default it will take last 14 days to keep restore points when the computer used.
I have selected Drive E: and browse the path.
After the selecting the days require to keep the restore points click Next
By default is 14 Days for the backup to retain
In my scenario I have selected 30 days to retain the Backup
After selected the required options Click Next
After selecting the storage device….
Scheduling the backup configure it according to your requirement.
In my scenario I am going with Incremental Backup which is Daily Backup.
Also according to your requirement you can go with Full Backup.
If you are selecting the backup to happen on specific days then select the below option
Once you save it will give detailed Summary….. as shown below:
Now you can go and check in the Drive E: it will show the backup status in details:
Now back to Windows Home Page and select the Option “Veeam Endpoint Backup“
This will take you to Monitor Page
Select the Status Tab -> Click Backup Now
Click Backup Now
It will Scan local Partitions and Volumes….
Below Screenshot shows Backup in Progress
After completion it will shows Last Backup :
Great with this we have seen Configuring Veeam Endpoint Backup.
In next blog we will discuss on Veeam Volume Restore.
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