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Mastering Veeam Backup & Replication - Second Edition

By : Chris Childerhose
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Mastering Veeam Backup & Replication - Second Edition

By: Chris Childerhose

Overview of this book

Veeam is one of the leading modern data protection solutions, making it a necessary skill for anyone responsible for securing virtual environments. This revised second edition of Mastering Veeam Backup & Replication is updated to cover Veeam version 11. The book guides you through implementing modern data protection solutions for your cloud and virtual infrastructure with Veeam, all while helping you master advanced concepts such as Continuous Data Protection (CDP), extended object storage support, Veeam ONE enhancements, and Orchestrator. Starting with Veeam essentials, including installation, best practices, and optimizations for Veeam Backup & Replication, you'll get to grips with the 3-2-1-1-0 rule to safeguard data. You'll understand how to set up a backup server, proxies, repositories, and more and then advance to cover a powerful feature of Veeam 11 – CDP. As you progress, you'll learn about immutability (also known as hardened repositories) and discover the best practices for creating them. Finally, you'll explore the new proxy option available in Linux and become well-versed with advanced topics such as extended object storage support, Veeam ONE enhancements, and Orchestrator. By the end of this Veeam book, you'll be able to implement Veeam Backup & Replication for securing your environment and enabling disaster recovery.
Table of Contents (15 chapters)
Section 1: Installation – Best Practices and Optimizations
Section 2: CDP and Immutability – Hardened Repositories, Backups, and Object Storage
Section 3: Linux Proxy Enhancements, Instant Recovery, Veeam ONE, and Orchestrator

Exploring the migration and cancellation steps for recovery

Now that we have gone through the Instant Recovery wizard to begin the recovery process, we can see the job is running and showing a status of Mounted. At this point, we can choose what to do with the VM regarding keeping it in production or canceling the restore to remove it:

Figure 8.18 – Instant Recovery job in the running state

When you select the job in the right pane, the toolbar changes to give you four options:

  • Migrate to Production – This will launch a wizard to start Quick Migration to move the VM to production.
  • Open VM Console – This launches the VM console for you to log in to the VM and check things before migrating to production. This option will prompt for your vCenter credentials.
  • Stop Publishing – Does just that by unmounting the datastore, removing the VM, and stopping the Instant Recovery job to cancel everything.
  • Properties –...