Veeam: Move Backup job to a brand new Veeam Backup server


In this post I will show you how to move a Veeam Backup job to a new Veeam Backup server. You can also use this procedure to move the Backup files to a new drive and map the backup files to an existing backup job.

The short version of this procedure is:

  1. Move the backup files to the new Veeam Backup server.
  2. Create a new Backup repository and Import the existing Backup jobs.
  3. Create a new Backup job with exact the same the Virtual Machines. Select the new Backup Repository and map the backup files.
  4. Schedule or Start the backup job from the new Veeam Backup server.
  5. You’ll find the steps to take in detail for step 2 and step 3 below.

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Veeam: VBRCatalog is already in use by another share


Today I was trying to upgrade a test Veeam server with a Veeam v5 deployment to the latest v6.1 release. I used the following KB article to perform the upgrade KB1363. But when I tried to install the v6.1 software I got the following warning message:

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I think this ‘issue’ is some legacy stuff from moving the VBR catalog to another location. If you want to know how you can move the VBRCatalog to a different partition. Just read my previous post Winking smile.

To fix this ‘issue’ just remove the file share:

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Now you’re good to go. Just restart the setup wizard and install version 6.1 and have fun.