Adding storage to Veeam

We use Veeam BU and Replication at two sites.  At site A, Veeam is on a physical machine and our backup storage is physically connected to that physical machine so adding storage to hold backups and replicas is simple.

At site B, there are two VMware hosts.  Veeam is running as a VM on one of those hosts.  

Each host has 20+TB of storage and I'm trying to add it to Veeam to hold backups and replicas and it's giving me some grief.  

Veeam is running on host 200, but the only way I have found to add storage for Veeam to use is to add a virtual hard drive to the Veeam server and then map to it.  I just want to make sure I'm dealing with this storage in the correct way.

Can anyone offer any suggestion?

Thanks

Cliff
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Andrew Hancock (VMware vExpert / EE Fellow)VMware and Virtualization ConsultantCommented:
A number of methods exist adding storage to a Veeam VM depending on what storage it is....

1.Local ESXi Host Storage create a virtual disk
2. Shared Storage iSCSI or FC - create a RDM Raw Mapped LUN
3. Use iSCSI software initiator in the VM and connect to iSCSI LUN

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crp0499CEOAuthor Commented:
All of my storage is inside each of the two hosts at site 2 so I guess I'm stuck with just adding a virtual drive to veeam then.
Andrew Hancock (VMware vExpert / EE Fellow)VMware and Virtualization ConsultantCommented:
see 1. above (local storage)
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