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Users and Roles

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There are four levels of security that can be granted to users who work with Veeam Backup & Replication:

Veeam Restore Operators
Veeam Backup Viewers
Veeam Backup Operators
Veeam Backup Administrators

The security scheme in Veeam Backup & Replication is mainly used for work with Veeam Backup Enterprise Manager. To learn more about security settings in Veeam Backup Enterprise Manager, see the  Veeam Backup Enterprise Manager documentation.

In Veeam Backup & Replication, security settings are checked for managing (starting and stopping) jobs and performing restore operations.



Veeam Restore Operator

Can perform restore operations using existing backups and replicas.

Veeam Backup Viewer

Has the “read-only” access to Veeam Backup & Replication — can view existing and performed jobs and review the job session details.

Veeam Backup Operator

Can start and stop existing jobs.

Veeam Backup Administrator

Can perform all administrative activities in Veeam Backup & Replication.

To specify user security settings:

1.Select Users and Roles from the main menu.
2.Click Add.
3.In the User name field, enter the name of a user or group in the DOMAIN\USERNAME format.
4.From the Role list, select the necessary role to be assigned.



By default, during installation the Veeam Backup Administrator role is assigned to users listed in the local Administrators group.

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