Setup

Add Veeam BEM Endpoint

  1. Login to vRA tenant
  2. Click on the Catalog tab
  3. Request the Add Veeam BEM Endpoint vRA Catalog Item
  4. Fill out the form accordingly (see below) and Submit
Add Veeam BEM Endpoint
Add Veeam BEM Endpoint

FieldValue
Configuration label

No spaces, periods or special characters except underscore (_) and dash (-)

Unique label

DO NOT prepend with your tenant name and an underscore, e.g. mytenant_

Version

Select the Veeam Backup Enterprise Manager (BEM) version

Hostname

Veeam Backup Enterprise Manager (BEM) hostname (FQDN)

HTTPS?

Choose whether or not the Veeam BEM Endpoint is HTTPS

Port

Veeam BEM port number

Credential Configuration for Veeam BEM Endpoint
Create credential?

Check the checkbox to create a new credential.

Uncheck the checkbox to use an existing credential.

Credential

Shown when 'Create credential?' is not checked

Select the appropriate credential from an existing list of credentials

Credential Configuration label

Shown when 'Create credential?' is checked

No spaces, periods or special characters except underscore (_) and dash (-)

Unique label

DO NOT prepend with your tenant name and an underscore, e.g. mytenant_

Username

Shown when 'Create credential?' is checked

Username that has necessary permissions

Password

Shown when 'Create credential?' is checked

User's password


Add Veeam Backup Profile

  1. Login to vRA tenant
  2. Click on the Catalog tab
  3. Request the Add Veeam Backup Profile vRA Catalog Item
  4. Fill out the form accordingly (see below) and Submit
Add Veeam Backup Profile
Add Veeam Backup Profile

FieldValue
Configuration label

No spaces, periods or special characters except underscore (_) and dash (-)

Unique label

DO NOT prepend with your tenant name and an underscore, e.g. mytenant_

Veeam BEM Endpoint

Select the desired Veeam Backup Enterprise Manager (BEM) Endpoint

Get Backup Jobs from list?

Check the checkbox to get an auto-generated list based on Veeam BEM Endpoint selected.

Uncheck the checkbox to manually define Backup Job name(s).

Backup Jobs

Get Backup Jobs from List? is checked

Auto-generated list based on Veeam BEM Endpoint selected

Select a Backup Job from the left column and click on the right arrow to move it to the right column.

Repeat for all desired Backup Jobs


Get Backup Jobs from List? is not checked

*Please keep the default value provided: {{ SovLabs_VeeamSelectBackupJob }} to allow the End-user to select a Veeam Backup Job at Request Time

Manually type in any additional Backup Jobs.

This field is templatable. Click the link below to view documentation on the SovLabs Template Engine

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Add VeeamZIP Profile

  1. Login to vRA tenant
  2. Click on the Catalog tab
  3. Request the Add VeeamZIP Profile vRA Catalog Item
  4. Fill out the form accordingly (see below) and Submit
Add VeeamZIP Profile
Add VeeamZIP Profile

FieldValue
Configuration label

No spaces, periods or special characters except underscore (_) and dash (-)

Unique label

DO NOT prepend with your tenant name and an underscore, e.g. mytenant_

Veeam BEM Endpoint

Select the desired Veeam Backup Enterprise Manager (BEM) Endpoint

Repository

Auto-generated list based on Veeam BEM Endpoint selected

Select a Repository

Disable guest quiescence?

By selecting to disable guest quiescence, it will perform crash consistent backup

Delete this backup automatically

Select when to delete the backup

Encryption and Compression
Enable backup file encryption

Select whether or not to enable backup file encryption

Compression level

Select the compression level


Only 1 Notification Configuration is needed

Add Notification Configuration

  1. Login to vRA tenant
  2. Click on the Catalog tab
  3. Request the Add Notification Configuration vRA Catalog Item
  4. Fill out the form accordingly (see below) and Submit
Add Notification Configuration
Add Notification Configuration

FieldValue
Type

Select Backup as a Service - Veeam as the desired notification type

Configuration label

No spaces, periods or special characters except underscore (_) and dash (-)

Unique label

DO NOT prepend with your tenant name and an underscore, e.g. mytenant_

State

Please keep both SUCCESS and ERROR checked

Message type

Please keep as Email

Format

Select the desired format

From address

The email address that will be sending this notification

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Title

Notification title

This field is templatable. Click the link below to view documentation on the SovLabs Template Engine

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Body

Please update standard provided template accordingly

Notification body

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Click for Message Server Configuration
FieldValue
Message Server Configuration
New Message Server?

Message Server

Shown when 'New Message Server?' is not checked

Select the appropriate message server from the drop-down

Configuration label

Shown when 'New Message Server?' is checked

No spaces, periods or special characters except underscore (_) and dash (-)

Unique label

DO NOT prepend with your tenant name and an underscore, e.g. mytenant_

Message Server Address

Shown when 'New Message Server?' is checked

Message Server address

Enable SSL?

Shown when 'New Message Server?' is checked

Check only if SSL is enabled on the message server

Message Server port

Shown when 'New Message Server?' is checked

Message Server port

Message Server HTTP verb

Shown when 'New Message Server?' is checked and 'Message type' is WebService

Select the HTTP Verb

The HTTP verb used must be in the message body content to properly direct the server's behavior.

The Notifications module does not modify URL with parameters.

Enable credential?

Shown when 'New Message Server?' is checked

Check only if credentials are enabled on the message server

Create credential?

Check the checkbox to create a new credential.

Uncheck the checkbox to use an existing credential.

Credential

Shown when 'Create credential?' is not checked

Select the appropriate credential from an existing list of credentials

Credential Configuration label

Shown when 'Create credential?' is checked

No spaces, periods or special characters except underscore (_) and dash (-)

Unique label

DO NOT prepend with your tenant name and an underscore, e.g. mytenant_

Username

Shown when 'Create credential?' is checked

Username that has necessary permissions

Password

Shown when 'Create credential?' is checked

User's password

Enable STARTTLS?

Shown when 'New Message Server?' is checked and 'Message type' is Email

Check to enable STARTTLS

Network timeout

Shown when 'New Message Server?' is checked

Defaulted to 6000. Update accordingly

Email Group Configuration

Shown when the 'Message Server Type' is Email

New Email Group?

Check the checkbox

Configuration label

Please keep the auto-generated value

To addresses

Please keep the auto-generated value

Enter any additional email addresses to send the notifications TO

This field is templatable. Click the link below to view documentation on the SovLabs Template Engine

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CC addresses

Enter all the CC email addresses to send the notifications to

This field is templatable. Click the link below to view documentation on the SovLabs Template Engine

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BCC addresses

Enter all the BCC email addresses to send the notifications to

This field is templatable. Click the link below to view documentation on the SovLabs Template Engine

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Do not create a Notification Group since it is auto-generated.

Do not attach the vRA Property Group for Backup as a Service for Veeam Notifications to any vRA Blueprint/Reservation/Business Group