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Remote copy to tape after Veeam job finishes

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I'll be running my backups via the virtual appliance approach to a CIFS share on a remote server. The remote server has BackupExec installed with a tape library. How do I kick off the BackupExec copy to tape job from the Veeam virtual appliance? Is this possible? If so can you also do this with Windows backup on the remote server?

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Re: Remote copy to tape after Veeam job finishes

Post by Gostev »

Download and copy psexec to Windows\System32 on your Veeam Backup VM, and use the following command:

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psexec \\remoteServer\ "C:\Program Files\Tape Vendor\jobStartingCommand.exe" -jobname sweepToTapeJob -parameter1 value1 ...
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