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Veeam Backup & Replication 9.5 Update 4
Enterprise Manager User Guide

Working with vSphere Self-Service Backup Portal

Veeam Backup & Replication allows administrators to permit tenants self-service backup and restore operations via the web UI based on Veeam Backup Enterprise ManagervSphere Self-Service Backup Portal. This feature is designed to add a tenant role permissions management capabilities over the vCenter Servers backup and restore operations. Administrators and tenants have different capabilities using this functionality.

Veeam Backup Enterprise Manager Administrator Capabilities

Veeam Backup Enterprise Manager administrators can grant tenants access configurations. Access configuration includes a tenant delegation mode, target repository, repository quota, job scheduling options and backup job template.

For more information, see Managing Tenants.

Tenants Capabilities

Tenants get access to the vSphere Self-Service Backup Portal. They can select virtual machines to manage backup jobs, as well as restore VMs, files and application items within their delegation mode. Tenants also are capable of managing retention, schedule and notification settings as well as guest OS processing options.

vSphere tenants log in to vSphere Self-Service Backup Portal using their domain credentials. Enterprise Manager administrators select tenants delegation mode. Tenants can manage resources only within their delegation mode — that is virtual machines Enterprise Manager administrator has allowed to see and manage. Enterprise Manager administrator allows these tenants to configure essential job settings (such as):

  • Create new backup jobs based on the pre-defined templates for the objects within tenants scope.
  • Modify or delete jobs.
  • Enable or disable jobs.
  • Start, stop, retry jobs.
  • View statistics on vSphere backups.
  • Restore vSphere VMs to the original location.
  • Perform application item restore for SQL Server and Oracle databases.
  • Restore files from indexed and non-indexed VMs guest file system.

To simplify job management for the tenants, advanced job parameters (like backup mode and repository settings) are automatically populated from the job templates. These templates are assigned by Enterprise Manager administrator for the particular account. For more information, see Working with vSphere VMs via vSphere Self-Service Backup Portal.

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