Using vSphere Self-Service Backup Portal
vSphere Self-Service Backup Portal is a tool for VMware vSphere users that facilitates operations with delegated VM protection, including VM restore and files restore. These operations do not require access to the Veeam Backup & Replication console. For backup and restore operations, tenants access vSphere Self-Service Backup Portal.
To access vSphere Self-Service Backup Portal:
- Open your web browser and enter the following address in the address bar:
- From the drop-down list, select a language that you want to use as the display language.
For more information, see Managing Languages.
- Log in using your credentials:
- To log in with Enterprise Manager credentials:
- In the Username and Password fields, specify credentials of the domain user for which the Enterprise Manager administrator created a vSphere Self-Service Backup Portal tenant account. The username must be provided in the DOMAIN\Username format.
- To save the entered credentials for future access, select the Remain signed in option.
- Click Sign in.
- To log in with single sign-on, click Use Single Sign-On (SSO). You will be redirected to the login webpage of the single sign-on service. Complete the sign-in procedure on the login page. If the account is already authenticated in the single sign-on service, you will immediately access the Enterprise Manager website.
The Use Single Sign-On (SSO) option is available if SAML authentication is configured for Veeam Backup Enterprise Manager. For more information, see Configuring SAML Authentication Settings.
You can use vSphere Self-Service Backup Portal to perform the following operations:
- View statistics on backups of vSphere VMs. For more information, see Viewing Self-Service Backup Portal Statistics.
- Work with backup jobs that process vSphere VMs: create and edit backup jobs; examine and export backup job session data; start, stop and retry backup jobs. For more information, see Managing Backup Jobs.
- Perform backup and restore operations with vSphere VMs. For more information, see Managing VMs.
- Search for files in guest file systems of backed-up VMs and restore the necessary files to the original location or download them to a local machine. For more information, see Restoring Guest OS Files.
- Perform item-level restore of Microsoft SQL Server and Oracle databases. For more information, see Restoring Application Items.