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Veeam Endpoint Backup: Moving your backups to a different location

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Imagine you’ve setup your Veeam Endpoint Backups to use an external USB drive as a repository. After a while you set up a brand new NAS for home needs and decide to use it as a backup target. Reasonable question: can I migrate all existing backup files from one location to another without losing any supported functionality? The answer is yes you can! The procedure is pretty simple – let’s take a closer look.

My backups are stored on a removable hard drive in the default location (%volume% VeeamBackup/Backup Job %ComputerName%) because I’ve used the backup job auto configuration from the Endpoint’s setup.

What I want to do is move my backups to the shared folder from my NAS and got the existing backup chain continued by backup job. I copy the existing job’s folder with all the backup files or just the backup files (.vbk, vbm and .vibs) to the new location. Now I only need to repoint the backup job to this new location thru the ‘Configure backup’ wizard:

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Veeam Veeam Software, a VMware Technology Alliance Premier partner, helps organizations safeguard their investment in virtual infrastructure by providing innovative systems management software designed to reduce costs, increase productivity and mitigate risk. Veeam is an international company with U.S. headquarters in Columbus, Ohio and European headquarters in London, UK. The company was founded in 2006 by the team previously behind Aelita Software, well known for its award-winning Windows Server management solutions. In 2008, Veeam acquired nworks, adding enterprise management connectors that bridge the gap between VMware virtual infrastructure and enterprise systems management tools from Hewlett-Packard and Microsoft. Veeam is rapidly expanding its presence and its partner network around the world, and will continue to offer innovative and practical solutions to help IT professionals better manage their virtual infrastructure. Today the company focuses on managing VMware servers, but as customer requirements grow, Veeam will support other virtual environments. With its drive for innovation, strong investment in R&D, and extensive product line, Veeam is well positioned for continued success.

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