A tenant's backup copy job with GFS disabled displays the following warning when targeting a Cloud Repository provided by a Veeam Cloud Service Provider:
Your service provider has implemented backup files protection against deletion by an insider for this cloud repository. To protect against advanced attack vectors, we recommend that you configure your cloud backup jobs to keep multiple full backups on disk (as opposed to forever-incremental chain with a single full backup).
Discuss with your tenant the benefits of Insider Protection and explain that to gain those benefits, they must at least enable one weekly GFS within their backup copy job(s) that targets the Cloud Repository.
If your tenant has no interest in Insider Protection, the option can disabled for that tenant and the warning will stop occuring.
If your tenant understands how jobs must be configured to take advantage of Insider Protection and would like the warning not to be displayed, configure the following registry value on their Veeam Backup Server:
Key Location: HKLM\SOFTWARE\Veeam\Veeam Backup and Replication\
Value Name: CloudConnectBinGfsNotificationSeverity
Value Type: DWORD (32-Bit) Value
Value Data (Default): 2
New-ItemProperty -Path 'HKLM:\SOFTWARE\Veeam\Veeam Backup and Replication\' -Name 'CloudConnectBinGfsNotificationSeverity' -Value "1" -PropertyType DWORD -Force
|0||Disable the message entirely.|
|1||Display the message as an Informational Notice — (Green ✅)
This is the recommended alternate setting because it allows the tenant to see that Insider Protection will not protect the job.
Display the message as a Warning Message — (Yellow ⚠️)
This is the software's default setting.
Display the message as an Error Message — (Red ❌)
The backup copy job will complete and report "Failed" but the files will have been copied.
Force jobs that do not to meet Insider Protection requirements to fail.
The backup copy job will outright fail and refuse to move any data.
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