Configuring Global Settings for Veeam Agent for Microsoft Windows

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    In Veeam Service Provider Console, you can configure global settings for Veeam Agent for Microsoft Windows for one or more managed computers.

    Required Privileges

    To perform this task, a user must have one of the following roles assigned: Company Owner, Company Administrator, Location Administrator.

    Configuring Global Settings for Veeam Agent for Microsoft Windows

    To configure global settings for Veeam Agent for Microsoft Windows:

    1. Log in to Veeam Service Provider Console.

    For details, see Accessing Veeam Service Provider Console.

    1. In the menu on the left, click Backup Jobs.
    2. Open the Computers tab.
    3. Select one or more Veeam backup agent jobs in the list.
    4. At the top of the list, click Settings.
    5. In the Settings window, specify the required global settings:
    • Disable scheduled backups — select this option if you do not want to run automatic backups for some period of time. For example, you may want to put backup activities on hold if you plan to perform resource consuming operations on the endpoint at the time when the backup job is scheduled.

    For details, see section Disabling and Enabling Scheduled Backups of the Veeam Agent for Microsoft Windows User Guide.

    • Disable control panel notifications — select this option if you want to disable Veeam backup agent warning and information messages on the notification bar in the control panel.

    For details, see section Disabling Control Panel Notifications of the Veeam Agent for Microsoft Windows User Guide.

    • Disable backup over metered connection — select this option if you want to disable backup over metered Internet connection to avoid extra costs. Veeam backup agents can automatically detect metered connections. If this option is enabled, Veeam backup agents will not perform backup when the endpoint is on such connection. For details, see section Disabling Backup over Metered Connections of the Veeam Agent for Microsoft Windows User Guide.
    • Throttle backup activity when system is busy — select this option if during backup Veeam backup agents must set low priority for its components engaged in the backup process.

    For details, see section Throttling Backup Activities of the Veeam Agent for Microsoft Windows User Guide.

    • Use wake up timers to start jobs — select this option if Veeam backup agents must automatically wake up a managed computer from sleep at the time when the backup job is scheduled to start.

    For details, see section Computer Wake Up from Sleep of the Veeam Agent for Microsoft Windows User Guide.

    • Allow file level recovery without administrative account — select this option if you want to allow performing file-level restore under an account that does not have administrative privileges on the computer with Veeam backup agent.

    For details file-level restore, see section Restoring Files and Folders of the Veeam Agent Management Guide.

    • Restrict VPN connection usage for backup — select this option if you want to disable backup over VPN connections.

    For details, see section Disabling Backup over VPN Connections of the Veeam Agent for Microsoft Windows User Guide.

    • Limit bandwidth consumption to — select this option if you want to limit bandwidth consumption for Veeam backup agent jobs and specify the maximum speed for transferring data from Veeam backup agent to the target location.

    For details, see section Limiting Bandwidth Consumption of the Veeam Agent for Microsoft Windows User Guide.

    1. Click Apply.

    After you save changes, the specified global settings will be propagated to selected Veeam backup agents.

    Configure Global Settings