To perform database protection and recovery operations on a computer with Veeam Plug-in, you must specify the user whose permissions Veeam Backup & Replication will use to access the protected computer and database management system. Depending on the database system, the specified user accounts must have the permissions listed in this section.
Computer with Veeam Plug-in for Oracle RMAN
- The specified user account must belong to the OSDBA system group. The default name of the OSDBA group depends on the operating system:
- dba in Linux and UNIX.
- ORA_DBA in Microsoft Windows.
To learn more about connecting to a database as administrator using operating system authentication, see Oracle documentation.
- [For Linux and Unix computers] During application backup policy configuration, when you specify the OS user account as a database administrator and this OS user account is not the Oracle Software Owner User, make sure one of the following requirements is met:
- Permissions for Oracle directories are set with the chmod command as 775.
- The OS user account has the primary membership in the Oracle Inventory Group (oinstall) group.
To learn how to configure the Oracle Inventory Group, see Oracle documentation.
- [For Microsoft Windows computers] The specified OS user account must have local administrator privileges.
Computer with Veeam Plug-in for SAP HANA
- The OS user account must have sufficient privileges to run the HDBSQL command line tool — for example, this can be the <sid>adm user.
- The DB user account used for performing backup and recovery operations with system and tenant databases must have the following system privileges:
- BACKUP ADMIN
- CATALOG READ
- DATABASE BACKUP ADMIN
Computer with Veeam Plug-in for SAP on Oracle
The specified account must be an OS user who owns the data files of the database system. To learn more about logon options, see SAP documentation.