Requirements

Before you start using Veeam Backup for AWS, consider the following requirements.

Network Ports

The following network ports must be open to ensure proper communication of components in the backup infrastructure of Veeam Backup for AWS.

From

To

Protocol

Port

Notes

Web browser (local machine)

Backup server

TCP

443

Port used for communication with the Web UI component.

SSH

22

Command port used for communication with the backup service.

TCP

11005

Default port used for communication with the REST API service.

For information on how to change the port number, see the Configuring Security Settings section in the Veeam Backup for AWS REST API Reference.

Worker instance

TCP

443

Port used for communication with the Veeam Backup browser on the worker instance in the file-level restore process.

Backup server

SMTP server

TCP

25

Default port used for sending email notifications.

Veeam Update Notification Server (repository.veeam.com)

TCP

443

Port used for downloading information about available product updates.

To open network ports, in the AWS Management Console, you must add inbound rules to security groups associated with backup infrastructure components.

For details on how to add inbound rules to security groups, see AWS Documentation.

Web Browsers

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.

IAM Role Permissions

IAM roles that Veeam Backup for AWS uses to perform data protection and disaster recovery operations must have permissions to access AWS services and resources. The minimal set of permissions for IAM roles is described in the following Veeam KB articles: KB3032, KB3033, KB3034.

AWS Services

The backup server and worker instances must have outbound internet access to the following AWS services:

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