This cmdlet starts a file-based backup job for a vCenter Server system to a backup server.
||The IP or FQDN of the backup server to be used for the backup.||required||
||The type of the backup server. Currently supported types are FTP, HTTP, FTPS, HTTPS, SCP, SFTP, NFS, SMB||required||
||A folder path on the backup server where the backup will be created. It must be an empty or non-existing folder. In case the folder doesn't exist it will be created.||optional||
||Password for the given backup server. If unset, authentication will not be used for the specified backup server.||optional||
||The backup server port to be used for the backup.||optional||
||Username for the given backup server. If unset, authentication will not be used for the specified backup server.||optional||
||Provides a custom comment to the backup job. If unset, the comment will be empty.||optional||
||A list of optional backup parts that will be included in the backup job. You can use Get-ApplianceBackupPart -OptinalOnly to retrieve a list of the available parts.||optional||
||You can set a password for encryption of a backup. The password must adhere to the following requirements. The length must be at least 8 characters but not more than 20 characters. It must include at least one uppercase letter, lowercase letter, numeric digit, and special character (i.e. any character different from [0-9,a-z,A-Z]). Only visible ASCII characters are permitted (no spaces). If no password is specified, the backup will not be encrypted.||optional||
||Specifies the vCenter Server system on which you want to run the cmdlet. If no value is provided or $null value is passed to this parameter, the command runs on the default server. Note: This cmdlet can only run on a single vCenter Server at a time since a specific folder on the backup server can only hold a single server backup.|
Starts a backup job for a vCenter Server system that is going to be stored at an FTP server in the /backups/manual_backup_1 folder and encrypted with a password. Only mandatory backup parts are included since no optional backup parts have been specified.
Starts a backup job for a vCenter Server system that is going to be stored at an FTP server in the /backups/manual_backup_1 folder and encrypted with a password. All mandatory and optional backup parts are included.