To quickly get started with Veeam Availability Console, keep to the following sequence of steps:
Configure SMTP and notification settings that Veeam Availability Console will use to send out email notifications, such as alarm notifications, billing notifications and so on.
- Create your company profile.
Fill out information about the company that resells managed backup services.
Customize portal, invoice and report appearance in accordance with your corporate branding.
Configure subscription plans that will be used to calculate the cost of managed backup services provided to companies.
- Add companies and systems to manage.
Create accounts for companies that will act as consumers of managed backup services.
For companies that run multiple offices or business units, create locations to differentiate backup services and resources consumed by each office.
Deploy Veeam backup agents on computers in client infrastructure, and configure backup job settings.
Connect Veeam Backup & Replication servers that you plan to manage in Veeam Availability Console.
Configure invoices, billing notifications, choose what types of invoices must be sent to companies, and specify invoice schedules.
Configure and run backup reports to check the efficiency of data protection, and make sure that you meet established RPO requirements.
Check alarm settings, alarm response actions, and configure alarm assignment.
To provide access to Veeam Availability Console to other employees in your company, create new portal users and assign the necessary user roles for them.
To perform configuration tasks, a user must have the Service Provider Global Administrator or Service Provider Administrator privileges in Veeam Availability Console. For details on users and privileges, see Managing Portal Users.