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Is there a way to chain backup jobs

Post by larry » Apr 29, 2010 12:47 pm

Is there a way to chain backup jobs. By chain I mean when job “A” finishes then job “B” starts, when b finishes then job “C” starts. The reason I want this is that I want different VMs going to different backup locations. Some VMs I keep for two days others up to 35 days. Each VM I send to its own folder. Some folders are on a different SAN than the others. Most are on different drives.
If jobs could be chained then all these things are solved. I can’t just schedule because the time it takes to do the veeam backup varies greatly. With the schedule some times I get two jobs running from the same LUN at the same time.

I am new to veeam so if I am just missing it please let me know.

After just a couple of weeks I can see that Veeam is the best thing ever to happen to backup and RESTORE of my VM world. With VCB it took hours to resore a file now it magic. This is the fist product in a while that made me say WOW. :D

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Re: Is there a way to chain backup jobs

Post by Vitaliy S. » Apr 29, 2010 12:55 pm

Hello Larry,

Thank you for such a positive feedback! Yes, you can chain all of your jobs if needed, please have a look at the forum thread below for more information:

http://www.veeam.com/forums/viewtopic.p ... 30&start=0

Hope it helps!

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Re: Is there a way to chain backup jobs

Post by larry » Apr 29, 2010 1:00 pm

thanks for the quick repy, that looks like it will be just what i was looking for. thank :D s again.

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Re: Is there a way to chain backup jobs

Post by Gostev » Apr 30, 2010 3:34 pm

Also here is another way to do this, with PowerShell script
http://www.veeam.com/forums/viewtopic.p ... 8863#p8992

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