Required Permissions

The following table lists required permissions for user accounts to back up and restore Microsoft Active Directory data.


Required Roles and Permissions


For more information, see the Required Permissions section of the Veeam Backup & Replication User Guide.


The account used for restore must be a member of the following groups:

  • Domain Admins
  • Exchange Organization Management

Membership in this group is required only for restore of Exchange attributes.

Assigning Role with PowerShell

To assign the Organization Management role via PowerShell, run the following cmdlet.

Add-RoleGroupMember “Organization Management” –Member “<user_name>”