How To: Add a Probax Scout created Wasabi Bucket to VBR

In this guide, we’ll demonstrate how to add a Wasabi Object Storage bucket created by Probax Scout in our "How to: Deploy Servers or Workstation Protection" KB.

Adding a Probax Scout created Wasabi Bucket to VBR:

  1. Before adding the Wasabi Bucket to VBR, we will need to find the Access and Secret key for your Wasabi Bucket.
  2. To find the required keys, log into MSP Backup and access the desired backup account. Select the kebab menu (three vertical dots), then Configure Protection:
  3. In the View Scout window, select Retrieve Recovery Details:
  4. Enter your Authenticator code, then Submit:
  5. With the Recovery Details revealed, copy the Location, Access and Secret Key as we’ll need to add these to VBR later:
  6. On your server, launch VBR and ensure Backup Infrastructure is selected in the working area:
  7. In the Ribbon, select Add Repository:
  8. At the Add Backup Repository window, select Object Storage:
  9. In the Object Storage window, select Wasabi Cloud Storage:
  10. The New Object Storage Repository window will open at the Name step. Choose a name for the repository, then select Next:
  11. In the Account step, ensure the Region matches the Location we copied in Step 5. Then select Add next to Credentials:
  12. In the Credentials window, add the Access and Secret key we copied from Step 5, then select OK:
  13. With the credentials added, select Next:
  14. At the Bucket step, select Browse beside the Bucket:
  15. In the Select Bucket window, choose your Bucket then select OK:
  16. Next, select Browse next to Folder:
  17. In the Select Folder window, select your folder then OK:
  18. Ensure Make recent backups immutable for 30 days is checked, then select Next:
  19. At the Mount Server step, we’ll accept the defaults and select Next:
  20. In the Review step, we’ll accept the defaults and select Apply:
  21. At the Apply step, allow for Veeam to update the Transport, vPower NFS, and Mount Server components, then select Next:
  22. Finally, at the Summary step, confirm the repository settings, then select Finish:
  23. Back to the VBR working area, you will now see the newly added Wasabi Repository:

With this guide, you will have learned how to add a Wasabi Object Storage bucket created by Scout as a repository in Veeam Backup and Replication. To restore data from this bucket, please review our KB, "How To: Restore Data using Veeam Backup and Replication (VBR)."