|Product:||Veeam Backup & Replication | 10 | 11|
To support the new VSS for SMB File Shares feature, make sure that the following requirements are met:
For more information on the VSS for SMB File Shares feature, see the following Microsoft page:
Do the following, with administrative privileges, to install the File Server role and the File Server Shadow Copy Agent role service on each file server:
1. In the Server Manager Dashboard, click Add roles and features.
2. In the Add Roles and Features Wizard, do the following:
Add-WindowsFeature -Name File-Services,FS-VSS-Agent
The user context in which the shadow copy is performed must have the backup privilege on the remote file server(s) that is part of the shadow copy set. Usually, this is done by adding the user that is performing the shadow copy to the Backup Operators group on the file server(s).
To add a user to the local Backup Operators group, do the following with administrative privileges on each file server:
1. In the Server Manager Dashboard, click Tools and select Computer Management.
2. In Computer Management:
$objUser = [ADSI]("WinNT://domain/user") $objGroup = [ADSI]("WinNT://fileserv/Backup Operators") $objGroup.PSBase.Invoke("Add",$objUser.PSBase.Path)