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Veeam Backup & Replication 9.5
RESTful API Reference

(GET) /security/roles/{ID}

Returns a security role having the specified ID. The security role belongs to a list of roles used in Veeam Backup Enterprise Manager.

Veeam Backup Enterprise Manager REST API exposes the following security roles:

  • Portal User
  • Portal Administrator
  • VM Restore Operator
  • File Restore Operator
  • Exchange Restore Operator
  • SQL Restore Operator


To get a security role used in Veeam Backup Enterprise Manager, you need to send the GET HTTP request to the URL of the /security/roles/{ID} resource.

HTTP Request

GET http://<Enterprise-Manager>:9399/api/security/roles/{ID}

Request Header

The request contains the following headers:






The request requires authorization. In the header, the client must send a session ID copied from the server reply to the request creating a new logon session. To learn more, see Authentication and Security.

Request Body


Query Parameters




The server returns the following response to the client.

Response Codes

A successfully completed operation returns response code 200 Success.

Response Headers

The response to this request contains the following headers. The response may also include additional standard HTTP headers.




The length of the response body.


The media type and syntax of the request body message: application/xml.

Response Body

In the response body, Veeam Backup Enterprise Manager returns a representation of the /security/roles/{ID} resource.


A sample request below returns the Portal User security role in used Veeam Backup Enterprise Manager.


GET http://localhost:9399/api/security/roles/d19a3d33-cb77-4ffe-94e6-001432483a4e


Request Header:

X-RestSvcSessionId   NDRjZmJkYmUtNWE5NS00MTU2LTg4NjctOTFmMDY5YjdjMmNj



200 Success


Response Body:

<EntityRef xmlns="" Type="EnterpriseRoleReference" Href="http://localhost:9399/api/security/roles/d19a3d33-cb77-4ffe-94e6-001432483a4e" Name="Portal User" UID="urn:veeam:EnterpriseRole:d19a3d33-cb77-4ffe-94e6-001432483a4e">
   <Link Rel="Alternate" Type="EnterpriseRole" Href="http://localhost:9399/api/security/roles/d19a3d33-cb77-4ffe-94e6-001432483a4e?format=Entity" />


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