After You Install
To start working with Veeam Backup for AWS, you must perform the initial configuration of the backup appliance:
To access Veeam Backup for AWS, you can use the following web browsers: Microsoft Edge 40 or later, Mozilla Firefox 56 or later, Google Chrome 62 or later.
- 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. Note that the website is available over HTTPS only.
- 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.
- 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.
- Create the Default Administrator account whose credentials you will use for your first login to Veeam Backup for AWS.
Veeam Backup for AWS will create the Default Administrator account and display the welcome screen where you can log in.
To increase the security of the Default Administrator 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.