Right after installation, you must perform the initial configuration of Veeam Backup for AWS.
- In a web browser, navigate to the Veeam Backup for AWS URL.
The URL consists of a public IPv4 address or DNS hostname of the EC2 instance on which Veeam Backup for AWS is installed. Note that the website is available over HTTPS.
- IPv4 address — https://220.127.116.11
- Public DNS hostname — https://ec2-135-169-170-192.eu-central-1.compute.amazonaws.com
When you try to access Veeam Backup for AWS, the browser will display a warning notifying that the connection is untrusted (although it is secured with a TLS certificate). You can ignore the warning and agree to proceed to the Veeam Backup for AWS URL.
- Read and accept the license agreement for Veeam and 3rd party components that Veeam incorporates.
To view the license agreement for 3rd party components, click 3rd party components license agreement.
- Select the I accept the terms of the Veeam license agreement check box.
- Select the I accept the terms of the 3rd party components license agreement check box.
- In the Instance ID field, specify the ID of the EC2 instance on which Veeam Backup for AWS is installed to prove that you are the owner of this EC2 instance.
You can view the EC2 instance ID in the in the AWS Management Console.
- Create the Default Admin whose credentials you will use for your first login to Veeam Backup for AWS.
Veeam Backup for AWS will create the Default Admin and display the welcome screen where you can log in.
For increased security, it is recommended that you enable multi-factor authentication (MFA) for the Default Admin after your first login to Veeam Backup for AWS. For information on how to enable MFA, see Managing Users.