Removing Backup Policies

You can remove backup policies configured by your company users in the Client Portal.


  • You cannot remove predefined backup policies and policies configured by your service provider.
  • If the policy is used in the deployment settings of Veeam backup agents, you must remove this policy from the settings first. For details, see Deploying Management Agents with Discovery Rules.

Required Privileges

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

Removing Backup Policies

To remove a backup policy:

  1. Log in to Veeam Service Provider Console.

For details, see Accessing Veeam Service Provider Console.

  1. At the top right corner of the Veeam Service Provider Console window, click Configuration.
  2. In the configuration menu on the left, click Backup Policies.
  3. Select the necessary policy in the list.

To find a backup policy, you can use the following controls:

  • Use the search field to find a backup policy by name.
  • Use the Type filter to show backup policies for workstations or servers only.
  • Use the Policy type filter to show only policies created by your service provider or policies created in the Client Portal.
  • Use the Guest OS filter to show only policies created for computers running Windows, Linux or macOS operating system.
  1. At the top of the policies list, click Remove.

Alternatively, you can right-click the necessary policy and choose Remove.

  1. In the Delete Policy window, do one of the following:
  • If the backup policy is not assigned to any Veeam backup agents, click Yes to confirm removal.
  • If the backup policy is assigned to one or more Veeam backup agents:
  • To remove the backup policy and all Veeam backup agent jobs configured according to this policy, click Yes.
  • To remove the backup policy but leave on Veeam backup agents job configurations associated with this policy, click No.

For Veeam backup agents from which the backup policy is removed, the policy type will change to Custom.