After You Install

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    After you install Veeam Backup for AWS, you must perform the following steps to start working on the backup appliance:

    1. In a web browser, navigate to the Veeam Backup for AWS web address.

    The address consists of a public IPv4 address or DNS hostname of the backup appliance and is available over HTTPS only. For more information, see Accessing Veeam Backup for AWS.


    Internet Explorer is not supported. To access Veeam Backup for AWS, use Microsoft Edge (latest version), Mozilla Firefox (latest version) or Google Chrome (latest version).

    1. Read and accept both the Veeam license agreement and the 3rd party components license agreement. If you reject the agreements, you will not be able to continue installation.

    To read the terms of the license agreement for the 3rd party components, click 3rd party components license agreement.

    1. In the Instance ID field, specify the AWS ID of the EC2 instance running Veeam Backup for AWS to prove that you are the owner of this EC2 instance.

    You can find the EC2 instance AWS ID in the in the AWS Management Console.

    1. Create a default user whose credentials you will use for your first login to Veeam Backup for AWS.

    Veeam Backup for AWS will create the default user and display the welcome screen where you can log in.


    To increase the security of the default user account, it is recommended that you enable multi-factor authentication (MFA) for the account after you first log in to Veeam Backup for AWS. To learn how to enable MFA, see Configuring Multi-Factor Authentication.

    After You Install