Comprehensive data protection for all workloads
Post Reply
turotin
Lurker
Posts: 1
Liked: never
Joined: Nov 05, 2012 1:12 pm
Contact:

Veeam B&R licensing and multiple sites

Post by turotin » Nov 05, 2012 1:17 pm

Hi!

We have 4 sites with one ESXi server each, containing 1-5 VMs.
Each site contains NAS that we use for our backups.

Can I use one license of B&R, from one site to backup each site to that sites NAS? I dont need to backup over wan to another site.
I ask this for couple of reasons, licensing and performance (using B&R offsite to backup locally without traffic routed over wan).

Thanks!

Vitaliy S.
Product Manager
Posts: 23230
Liked: 1611 times
Joined: Mar 30, 2009 9:13 am
Full Name: Vitaliy Safarov
Contact:

Re: Veeam B&R licensing and multiple sites

Post by Vitaliy S. » Nov 05, 2012 1:31 pm

Hi Turo,

You have to license all 4 source ESX(i) servers to backup VM hosted on these sites. If you buy enough licenses to cover all 4 sites, than you can use a single backup server to backup all VMs.

Thanks!

dellock6
Veeam Software
Posts: 5791
Liked: 1657 times
Joined: Jul 26, 2009 3:39 pm
Full Name: Luca Dell'Oca
Location: Varese, Italy
Contact:

Re: Veeam B&R licensing and multiple sites

Post by dellock6 » Nov 05, 2012 4:37 pm

And from a design perspective, install VBR server in one of the site, and only Veeam proxy role on a Windows VM at each site, create 4 backup jobs (one for each site) pointing to local NAS as a windows share or installing also repository role on each proxy.

Luca.
Luca Dell'Oca
Principal EMEA Cloud Architect @ Veeam Software

@dellock6
https://www.virtualtothecore.com/
vExpert 2011 -> 2019
Veeam VMCE #1

Post Reply

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 16 guests