What You Do Next

After the product installation, Veeam Agent for Microsoft Windows displays its icon in the system tray. You can use the system tray icon to perform main operations in Veeam Agent for Microsoft Windows:

  • Configure the backup job and start ad-hoc backup operations
  • Launch restore wizards
  • Open the Veeam Agent control panel
  • Monitor the state of backup tasks and so on

Depending on the current settings of your Microsoft Windows OS, the Veeam Agent for Microsoft Windows icon may not be displayed in the system tray.

To bring the icon to the system tray:

  1. In Microsoft Windows, open the Notification Area Icons view. To do this, do either of the following:
    • Click the arrow in the system tray and click the Customize link.
    • From the Microsoft Windows main menu, select Control Panel and navigate to Appearance and Personalization. In the Taskbar section, select Customize icons on the taskbar.
  1. In the Notification Area Icons window, find Veeam Agent Tray.
  2. In the Behaviors column, set the Show icon and notification setting for it.
  3. Click OK.

Set Veeam Agent Tray