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Managed agents, Veeam, physical workloads, Whats that about then?
Well then, Veeam has come full circle from its roots as a virtual infrastructure backup platform, to a full availability suite. Offering backups to the public cloud, Veeam cloud connect and now full management for physical Windows and Linux workloads. The Veeam Agent for Windows, formerly Veeam Endpoint Backup, has existed since April 2015 so it’s not a new idea from Veeam, however central management of the agents with Veeam Backup and Replication is. Let’s take a look at what this looks like in Veeam 9.5 U3.
What does it look like?
To give you some background on my setup, I was using a Veeam 9.5 U2 server as a target backup repository for Veeam Agent for Windows 2.0 (VAW). Other than seeing the backups in the backup repositories, there was nothing else that could be done as far as management of the agents. Now the environment has been upgraded to 9.5 U3, there is a new Inventory section where the agents can be managed from (or left unmanaged). One thing to note, passing management of the Agent to the Veeam Backup and Replication console removes the ability to edit the
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