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Veeam Backup & Replication 9.5
Enterprise Manager User Guide

Enterprise Manager Components

In case you plan to install all features offered in Enterprise Manager setup, consider that the several entities will be brought to your infrastructure.

  1. Veeam Backup Enterprise Manager – this key component comprises:
  1. a Windows service named Veeam Backup Enterprise Manager Service that is installed and started automatically on the local Windows server;
  2. a web application that is deployed on the local IIS web server; an application pool named VeeamBackup and VeeamBackup site (IIS extension) are created and displayed in IIS Manager.
  1. Veeam Backup Enterprise Manager provides several web interfaces:
  1. Main web interface that supports the most popular browsers. Users can access main web UI of Enterprise Manager using the default URL:


  1. Veeam Self-Service File Restore Portal that allows administrators to restore files or folders from a virtual or physical machine guest OS. These operations will not require creating specific user accounts or assigning them specific roles at the Veeam Enterprise Manager level. For restore operations, an administrator just accesses the self-service web portal using the default URL:


Enterprise Manager Components Note:

Veeam Self-Service File Restore Portal is available in Enterprise Plus edition.

  1. Veeam Self-Service Backup Portal that provides vCloud Director organization administrators with a UI for self-service operations on machine's protection. For that, a vCloud Director organization administrator can access the self-service portal using the default URL:


Enterprise Manager Components Note:

Veeam Self-Service Backup Portal is available in Enterprise Plus edition.

  1. To store configuration and performance data, Enterprise Manager uses an SQL Server database; default database name is VeeamBackupReporting. It can be located on a local or remote SQL Server instance.
  • If you are upgrading your Veeam installation and plan to use a database from the previous version, then you can instruct Enterprise Manager setup to connect to existing SQL Server instance, upgrade the database (if necessary) and use it for work.
  • Enterprise Manager setup can install Microsoft SQL Server 2012 SP3 Express Edition on your computer and create VeeamBackupReporting database on it. To learn more, refer to the Deployment section of this guide.
  1. Veeam Backup Catalog feature is responsible for guest OS file indexing, index data retention and synchronization with that on Veeam backup server. It comprises a Windows service named Veeam Guest Catalog also installed on the local host. For more details, refer to the corresponding section of this guide.
  2. Veeam Cloud Connect Portal is an optional component that comprises Veeam Cloud Connect Portal web site (IIS extension) and UI, intended for the tenants of service providers and described in its documentation.
  3. Veeam Backup Enterprise Manager RESTful API and client, described in its documentation.
  4. Installation package for Veeam VMware vSphere web client plug-in, described in the corresponding section of this guide.
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