Step 6. Review Default Installation Settings

At the Ready to Install step of the wizard, you can select to install Veeam Backup Enterprise Manager with default installation settings or specify custom installation settings.

  • To use the default installation settings, click Install.
  • To use custom installation settings, click Customize Settings. The setup wizard will include additional steps that will let you configure installation settings.

The table below lists the default installation settings.


Default Value


Installation folder

%ProgramFiles%\Veeam\Backup and Replication

Folder where Veeam Backup Enterprise Manager is installed.

Guest catalog folder


The VBRCatalog folder on a volume with the maximum amount of free space.

The guest catalog folder stores indexing data for VM guest OS files. Indexing data is required for browsing and searching for VM guest OS files inside backups and performing 1-click restore.

Service account


Account under which the Veeam Backup Enterprise Manager runs.

Database engine


The setup installs PostgreSQL 15.1 locally on the Veeam Backup Enterprise Manager server.

Database name


The setup deploys the Veeam Backup Enterprise Manager configuration database on the locally installed instance of PostgreSQL.

Catalog service port


The catalog service port is used by the Veeam Guest Catalog Service to replicate catalog data from backup servers to Veeam Backup Enterprise Manager.

Service port


The service port is used by Veeam Backup Enterprise Manager to collect data from backup servers.

Web UI ports

For HTTP protocol: 9080

For HTTPS protocol: 9443

These ports are used for accessing Veeam Backup Enterprise Manager web interface.

REST API service ports

For HTTP protocol: 9399

For HTTPS protocol: 9398

These ports are used for accessing Veeam Backup Enterprise Manager REST API.


Self-signed certificate will be generated automatically

During installation a self-signed certificate is generated that will be used for all Enterprise Manager connections. You can update the certificate upon installation. For more information, see TLS Certificates.

Check for updates


Veeam Backup Enterprise Manager will check for product updates weekly. When a new product build is published on the Veeam update server, a notification is displayed in the Windows Action Center.

Default Installation Settings

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