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Cannot add a NFS Server to Veeam as a repository

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I am trying to set up Veeam for use in our environment. I try to add an NFS Server to the Veeam software as a repository, and I keep getting the message "Failed to start PerlSoap protocol".

The NFS Server is running ubuntu server 16.04 LTS. The system has the default perl installation.
The strange thing is that I had done this before in a Virtual Box Environment with Veeam loaded on my desktop, and it added a NFS Server without issue. Now I'm getting ready to run Veeam in production, on a Windows 2012 R2 Server and I cannot connect to the NFS server that I need to use as a repository.

Any assistance would be welcomed :)

Thanks
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Myles, is it 32 bit or 64 bit Linux ?

from memory Veeam is only support 32 bit Linux distro.
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It is a 64 bit distribution. I am running a zfs file system for the storage, 6 x 6 TB = 36 TB Raw..using raidz2 I get about 21TB usable.
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Myles, perhaps this can be helpful for you: http://blog.dewin.me/2013/05/veeam-and-linux-repository.html
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Thank you but that didn't solve my issue. I cannot believe that Veeam is incapable of working with Ubuntu as a simple NFS server.
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Luciano Patrão earned 500 total points
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Hi

What are you trying to add?? A NFS Share?

Because it needs to be mounted first in another server(or in the Veeam server itself) and then used in your Veeam Server as a Backup Repository. This is for NFS or iSCSI.

Here is an article that I have wrote how to use the new NFS Direct Access feature.

https://www.experts-exchange.com/articles/26501/Veeam-How-to-enable-Direct-NFS-Access-backup-Access-feature.html

Jail
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by:Myles Capen
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Thank you! Your write up on the Proxy, gave me the input that I needed to correct the issue. Funny how Veeam doesn't mention you need a mount server to get it to work correctly.
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So is it still working with 64 but Linux OS ?
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An excellent pay someone to write an essay on this topic is “On Not Being a Composition Slave” by Maxine Hairston (available at the GSI Teaching & Resource Center). Resist the urge to edit or proofread your students’ papers for superficial errors.
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I guess this is the side effect of leaving this new forum open for free :-|
more spam.
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Yes it's running on 64 bit Linux. I switched my server to CentOS 7, and had no issues connecting to my Veeam Server.
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