Veeam Agent for Windows and OneDrive you say? And its free!

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Free is the new free.

Let’s get a bit of background to this feature that seems to have slipped under the radar, Veeam Agent for Windows 2.1 was released with Veeam 9.5 U3 to support some of the new agent management functionality in Veeam Backup and Replication console. The free version of the Veeam Agent for Windows (VAW) prior to version 2.1 allowed backup to an external hard drive, network share or a Veeam Backup and Replication server hosting a backup repository. Paid for editions of VAW also allowed backup directly to a Veeam Cloud Connect repository.

What does it look like?

Let assume you have already installed the free version of VAW 2.1 and you are about to configure a backup job.

Select OneDrive

Sign in to your OneDrive account. This can be a free tier or if you have a Office subscription, you should have at least 1TB of space to play with.

Enter username followed by the password.

Allow VAW to access OneDrive.

Take note of this warning, you could end up syncing your backup back to your computer

Open settings on OneDrive app, click account, click choose folders and

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