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Veeam Availability Orchestrator 1.0
Deployment Guide

Roles

There are three roles that you can assign to Windows Active Directory users or groups  who will work with VAO: Site Administrators, Failover Plan Authors and Production Site Registration Accounts.

Users having different roles can perform the actions below.

Role

Permissions

Site Administrators

Production Site Administrator:

  • In the VAO UI on the Production site server, can perform all configuration actions for the site.
  • In the VAO UI on the DR site server, can act as Failover Plan Author for the Production site.

DR Site Administrator:

  • In the VAO UI on the DR site server, can perform all configuration actions for any site; can add and remove user roles for any site; can act as Failover Plan Author for any site.

Failover Plan Authors

DR Failover Plan Author:

  • Can manage failover plans for any VAO site.

Production Failover Plan Author:

  • Can manage failover plans for the Production site(s) only.

Production Site Registration Accounts

Production Site Registration Accounts allow users to register new Production sites during initial VAO configuration. Users with the Production Site Registration Accounts role cannot perform any other configuration or failover plan management actions.

For more information, see After You Install.

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