Backup as a Service

This article walks you through the process of adding a Cloud Service Provider to your Veeam Backup and Replication environment.

Veeam Documentation

For complete Veeam Cloud Connect documentation please see the Veeam Cloud Connect User Guide by Veeam.

Backup as a Service requires Veeam Backup and Replication version 8 and above, while Disaster Recovery as a Service requires Veeam Backup and Replication version 9 or above.

Initial Configuration Guide

Step 1. Launch Service Provider Wizard

To launch the Service Provider wizard, do one of the following:

  • Open the Backup Infrastructure view. Select the Service providers node in the inventory pane and click Add Service Provider on the ribbon.

  • Open the Backup Infrastructure view. Right-click the Service providers node in the inventory pane and select Add service provider.

  • Open the Backup Infrastructure view. Select the Service Providers node in the inventory pane and click Add Service Provider in the working area.

1. Adding a Service Provider

Step 2. Specify Cloud Gateway Settings

At the Service Provider step of the wizard, specify settings for the cloud gateway: cc.syd.mhn.net.au

  1. In the Name field, enter a full DNS name or IP address of the cloud gateway.

  2. In the Description field, provide a description.

  3. In the Port field, specify the port over which tenant’s Veeam backup server will communicate with the cloud gateway. By default, port 6180 is used.

Step 3. Verify SSL Certificate and Specify User Account Settings

At the Credentials step of the wizard, verify SSL certificate settings and specify settings for the tenant account that you want to use to connect to the cloud repository.

  1. At the top of the wizard window, Veeam Backup & Replication displays information about the SSL certificate obtained from Hosted Network. You can view the certificate settings and verify the SSL certificate. To view the SSL certificate, click the certificate link.

  2. From the Credentials list, select credentials for the tenant account that Hosted Network has provided to you. If you have not set up credentials beforehand, click the Manage accounts link or click Add on the right to add necessary credentials.

3. Validate the SSL and enter your credentials as provided in your welcome email.

Step 4. Enumerate Cloud Repository Resources

At the Resources step of the wizard, Veeam Backup & Replication will automatically enumerate resources provided to the tenant on the cloud repository and display the results in the wizard window.

Enumeration of storage resources on the cloud repository may take some time. Wait for the processing to complete and click Next.

4. Verify your resources

Step 5. Verify Results

At the Apply step of the wizard, Veeam Backup & Replication will save information about resources available from Hosted Network. Wait for the required operations to complete and click Next to continue.

5. Veeam will now set everything up

Step 6. Finish

At the Summary step of the wizard, complete the procedure of SP adding.

  1. Review the configuration information on the added SP.

  2. Click Finish to exit the wizard.

6. Summary

Next Steps

Now that you've setup Hosted Network as a service provider, you'll be able to select Cloud Connect as a backup repository or replication target.

Further Documentation

For Veeam Cloud Connect documentation please see the Veeam Cloud Connect User Guide