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.
- 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 this Oracle article.
- [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 this Oracle article.
- [For Microsoft Windows computers] The specified OS user account must have local administrator privileges.
- 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
The specified account must be an OS user who owns the data files of the database system. To learn more about logon options, see this SAP article.