At the Credentials step of the wizard, specify credentials for a user account with administrator privileges on the storage system, and select the transport protocol.
- From the Credentials list, select credentials to connect to the storage system. If you have not set up credentials beforehand, click the Manage accounts link or click Add on the right of the Credentials field to add the credentials. For more information, see Managing Credentials.
- From the Protocol list, select the type of protocol over which you want to communicate with the storage system: HTTP or HTTPs.
The default transport protocol is HTTPs. However, you can configure the storage system to communicate with Veeam Backup Free Edition over the HTTP protocol if needed.
- The default port for communication with the storage system is 443. If necessary, you can change the port number in storage system settings and specify the new port number in the Port field.