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sisteminformativi
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Using linux credentials for all linux systems

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Hello.
We have a mixed virtual environment, with about 50% Windows and 50% Linux systems.
We have designed our backup architecture to map jobs with datastores, and therefore, each job has a combination of both operating systems VMs.

The problem is that by default, every job has the Windows credentials associated, and we are manually inserting every Linux VM's credentials as an exception. More, if by chance a VM gets storage-migrated, we have to make the same credential-exception to the other job.

Is there a way we can have Veeam B&R to be able to distinguish if a VM is Windows or Linux based, and consequently use the Windows or Linux credentials from the credentials' store ?

Anybody has fixed the same issue ?

Thanks.
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Re: Using linux credentials for all linux systems

Post by foggy »

Mariano, in the Guest OS Credentials window (available at the Guest Processing step of the wizard, after clicking the Credentials button), you can set both Windows and Linux accounts for the same datastore. You can do this in every job for every added datastore and each VM will be processed using the corresponding OS account.

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Re: Using linux credentials for all linux systems

Post by sisteminformativi »

Great !

We were not aware of this feature since it was not present in previous versions.
We have successfully tried it.

Thanks.
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