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Configuring Veeam Backup Agents Global Settings

In ConnectWise Automate Control Center, you can configure Veeam backup agent global settings for one or more managed computers.

To configure Veeam backup agent global settings:

  1. Log in to ConnectWise Automate Control Center.

The account used to access ConnectWise Automate must have the necessary permissions. For details, see section Permissions of the Veeam Service Provider Console Deployment Guide.

  1. In the menu on the left, click Browse.
  2. In the Clients tab, expand Clients and double-click the name of a company or location integrated with Veeam Service Provider Console.
  3. In the pop-up window, navigate to the Veeam Service Provider Console > Protected Computers tab.
  4. Select one or more Veeam backup agents in the list.
  5. At the top of the list, click Settings.
  6. In the Set backup agents 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.

This option is supported for computers running Veeam Agent for Microsoft Windows version 2.2 or later.

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 to perform file-level recovery under an account that does not have administrative privileges on the computer with Veeam backup agent.

This option is supported for computers running Veeam Agent for Microsoft Windows version 3.0 or later.

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

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

This option is supported for computers running Veeam Agent for Microsoft Windows version 3.0 or later.

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.

This option is supported for computers running Veeam Agent for Microsoft Windows version 3.0 or later.

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.

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