Direct Access of Backup Repository (CIFS) from Tape Server

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Direct Access of Backup Repository (CIFS) from Tape Server

Veeam Logoby DaStivi » Fri Jul 15, 2016 11:43 am

Hi,
is it possible that "tape server" componet directly access a cifs backup repository?
in my environment the tape server gets its data from ah virtual veeam backup server, the esx servers just have 1gbit connection... so the vm loads data from cifs share with 500mbit and sends with 500mbit to the physical tape server, the gbit connection of the esx is saturated, of course the cifs server and the tapeserver could do more but are limited to the half because traffic runs over primary veeam server?
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Re: Direct Access of Backup Repository (CIFS) from Tape Serv

Veeam Logoby Dima P. » Fri Jul 15, 2016 1:07 pm

Hi,

Yes it’s possible. In repository options, set this tape server as a gateway for CIFS repository and you should be good.
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Re: Direct Access of Backup Repository (CIFS) from Tape Serv

Veeam Logoby DaStivi » Mon Jul 18, 2016 6:47 am

when dooing this, all the backups to this repo are also running through the tape server?
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Re: Direct Access of Backup Repository (CIFS) from Tape Serv

Veeam Logoby v.Eremin » Mon Jul 18, 2016 4:03 pm

Correct. The gateway server will be running target datamover, it cannot be executed directly on CIFS share. Thanks.
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Re: Direct Access of Backup Repository (CIFS) from Tape Serv

Veeam Logoby rreed » Tue Jul 19, 2016 3:46 pm

If you're doing file to tape backup job, select the tape server as the job's server and it'll go and fetch your files directly, ignoring the repository settings.
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