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Disable Backup over VPN

Veeam Logoby lobo519 » Mon Sep 14, 2015 2:20 pm

Is there a way to disable backup when a VPN is in use? If not - I think it would be a great enhancement..
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Re: Disable Backup over VPN

Veeam Logoby Vitaliy S. » Mon Sep 14, 2015 2:50 pm

Thanks for your feature request, it seems like the opposite of this one :) > Run Veeam Endpoint Backup Job when VPN is enabled
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Re: Disable Backup over VPN

Veeam Logoby Dima P. » Mon Sep 14, 2015 4:07 pm

Hey lobo519,
Is there a way to disable backup when a VPN is in use?

If its possible - add network to the metered connections and use the Disable Backup over Metered Connections option in Veeam Endpoint Backup > Settings. However, be advised that its available in Win 8.x and above - Win 7 and server versions simply don’t have the needed API. The detailed description can be found in this blogpost: Veeam Endpoint Backup: Metered connection support

If you want to set this up for Win7 please refer to the solution provided before. Thanks

P.S. I completely forgot that you can add the VPN directly to metered connection – so try to a the mobile network instead.
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