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Tuesday, July 21, 2015

Quick Walkthrough: Veeam Backup Enterprise Manager

Veeam Backup Enterprise Manager is a centralize management and reporting component that allow you to manage multiple Veeam Backup & Replication server from a single web console.

V-Overview

It has been long time since we check out Veeam backup and replication. Let have a quick look on Veeam Backup Enterprise Manager.

[Dashboard]

A summary page to get  know your Veeam Backup and Replication Infrastructure.

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[Report & Job]

View on-going reporting data for all jobs. User able to drill down to check the status of each job and export to Excel format.

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You can perform action such as start, stop or retrying Jobs, enable or disable backup job. From this console, user also can modify the backup job from central location

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[ VMs]

You can perform operation such as browse VM backup, search for VM and restore them.

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Sample of restore point from a job

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Besides that, you can execute failover plan which define the order of VM to failover according to sequence. Example: DC first, before SQL and lastly Web Server.

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[ Files ]

To enable searching for a particular file and restore it, you must enable guest file system indexing on backup job. Re-run the backup in order to search for a file to restore and perform catalog replication and indexing.

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By sync catalog, Veeam Enterprise manager will aggregates index data from multiple backup servers and stores them on Veeam Backup Enterprise Manager Server.

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Once complete above steps, you can easily find a file and perform item level recovery.

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[ Items]

At this moment, restore an application items is limited to exchange and sql database.

Exchange:-

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SQL:-

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[ Request]

In this section, you can create a new request to prepare virtual lab and test on isolated environment.

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That’s all about our quick walkthrough. Do check out  Veeam Backup Enterprise Manager further to manage multiple Veeam Backup Server.

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