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Multiple backups on same set of VMs?

Post by xray6969 »

I have a set of VMs which are being backed up. I have setup two backup jobs containing same VMs, but using two different backup targets. I would like to run those tasks one after another, so I do not get "Failed" message when one job tries to backup VM which is being backed up by another. Is there a way to wait for release of VM? Or chain backup jobs, so that only when first finishes - second starts? Or the only way to do that is to use Windows Scheduler and use C:\Program Files\Veeam\Backup and Replication\Veeam.Backup.Manager.exe backup xxxx?
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Re: Multiple backups on same set of VMs?

Post by Gostev »

Hi, congrats with post number 20000 in Veeam Backup and Replication forum.

Yes, many people chain backup jobs to achieve this (search forum for daisy chain). It might be a bit simpler to schedule a single PowerShell script with multiple consequent Start-VBRJob cmdlets starting different jobs though (script example can also be found on this forum).

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