Getting started with Veeam Agent for Mac

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I recently started a new job and with it came a new laptop, a MacBook Pro with Apples M1 chip to be precise. So I thought to myself, this is a great opportunity to explore the capabilities of the new for 2021 Veeam agent for Mac. Now you have to bear in mind, this is a little different to how the Veeam Agent for Windows or Linux works as it will not offer the ability to perform a bare-metal restore. What it will do though, is target those folder locations in the user space and backup any files stored there. Realistically for most people, this should capture all the data that is used on a day to day basis, and if your machine did need to be rebuilt, restoration of the data is a straightforward process.


My setup is modest, I have a Veeam Backup and Replication server running as a virtual machine on a Synology NAS, it works for demonstration purposes. Really though, that is all you need for this, but equally worth bearing in mind, you do NEED a Veeam Backup and Replication server for this to work. Where you can install the Veeam Agent for

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