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Veeam Backup & Replication 9.5 Update 4
Veeam Explorers User Guide

Required Permissions

Continue with this section to learn more about configuring user accounts.

Accessing Virtual Machine

When enabling the application-aware processing option during configuring a backup job, you must provide a valid user account to access the VM guest OS and connect to the Oracle database. This can be achieved by using either of the following account types:

The account you are using in this case must be configured according to the following:

Make sure this account is granted appropriate permissions to access Oracle databases. Read and Write are minimum required, Full Control is recommended.

You can use the native Veeam Backup & Replication abilities to elevate an account to root and add it to sudoers by selecting the Elevate account privileges automatically and Add account to the sudoers file checkboxes in the Credentials dialog.

These accounts must be configured as follows:

Make sure the account is granted appropriate permissions to access Oracle databases. Read and Write are minimum required, Full Control is recommended.

The account specified on the Oracle tab must have SYSDBA rights to connect to the Oracle database on a source VM.

You can use the native Veeam Backup & Replication abilities to elevate an account to root and add it to sudoers by selecting the Elevate account privileges automatically and Add account to the sudoers file checkboxes in the Credentials dialog.

The account specified on the Oracle tab must have SYSDBA rights to connect to the Oracle databse on a source VM.

For more information on creating a new backup job, see the Veeam Backup & Replication User Guide.

Required Permissions Important!

Consider that you will need completely identical accounts (with the same user name, password and sufficient access privileges) for all Oracle databases on a source server.

Accessing Staging Server on Windows VM

The user account must be a member of the local Administrator group on a staging server having sysdba rights. If you plan to use Oracle 12c as a staging system, you may also need to enter the password to access Oracle Home. The Logon as Service right must be granted to the Home user.

Accessing Staging on Linux VM

The user account must be the root account or account elevated to root and added to sudoers. This account must also be a member of the dba group and, if necessary, of the asmadmin group.

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