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Veeam ONE 9.5
Deployment Guide

Connection to Virtual Servers

The account used to connect virtual servers must have at least the following permissions:

VI Object

Required Permissions

vCenter, ESX(i) host

  • Read-only
  • Host.CIM.CIM Interaction1
  • Host.Configuration.Connection1
  • Virtual machine.Interaction .Answer question2
  • Global.Global tag3
  • vSphere Tagging3
  • Virtual machine.Interaction.Console interaction4
  • Datastore.Browse datastore5
  • Global.Licenses6

Note: Names of privileges are provided for the latest supported version of VMware vSphere, and may vary for different platform versions.

Hyper-V host, Hyper-V cluster

  • Administrator7


  • Delegated Administrator or Administrator

1 Required for gathering of ESX(i) host hardware data
2 Required for using VM Console and viewing snapshot information
3 Required for collecting and updating tags on vCenter Server side
4 Required for accessing VM console from Veeam ONE Monitor
5 Required for collecting datastore details
6 Required for collecting license information
7 A domain account with local Administrator privileges on a host is required. If you connect a cluster, the account must have local Administrator privileges on all hosts in a cluster.

Connection to Virtual Servers Note:

If Windows-based virtual servers run on non-domain machines, or machines with an unelevated local Administrator account, you must complete additional configuration steps to allow Veeam ONE perform data collection. For details, see Connection Under UAC.

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