Backup Application Permissions

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    The following table lists required permissions for Azure AD applications that you add as backup applications.

    Note

    Using multiple applications may impact the performance of your production SharePoint environment. This functionality will be deprecated in future versions of Veeam Backup for Microsoft 365.

    All listed permissions are of the Application type and required for data backup.

    API

    Permission name

    Exchange Online

    SharePoint Online and OneDrive for Business

    Microsoft Teams

    Description

    Microsoft Graph

    Sites.Read.All

     

     

    Getting download URLs for files and their versions.

    Note: In the Microsoft Azure China region, the Sites.ReadWrite.All permission is used instead.

    SharePoint

    Sites.FullControl.All

    Reading SharePoint sites and OneDrive accounts content.

    User.Read.All

    Reading OneDrive accounts (getting site IDs).