Launching Application and Exploring Backups
To open Veeam Explorer for Microsoft SQL Server and load backups, you can use any of the following methods:
- The Restore application item option to load backups created in Veeam Backup & Replication.
For more information, see the Application Items Restore section of the Veeam Backup & Replication User Guide.
- Go to Start, clickVeeam Explorer for Microsoft SQL Server and manually open Microsoft SQL databases, as described in the Adding Standalone Microsoft SQL Databases section.
If you open Veeam Explorer for Microsoft SQL Server from the Start menu on a machine that runs the Veeam Backup & Replication console and Veeam Explorers only, specify the following:
- The domain name or IP address of the backup server to which you want to connect
- The port number
- User account credentials
Consider the following:
- To perform recovery operations, Veeam Explorer for Microsoft SQL Server must be run with elevated permissions. The user account must be a member of the local Administrators group on the machine where Veeam Explorers Suite is installed.
- The account must have the Veeam Backup Administrator or Veeam Restore Operator role on the target backup server.
To use the account under which Veeam Explorer for Microsoft SQL Server is running, select Use Windows session authentication.
To save the connection shortcut to the desktop, click Save shortcut in the bottom-left corner.
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