Backup Application Permissions
The following table lists required permissions for Azure AD applications that you add as backup applications.
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.
SharePoint Online and OneDrive for Business
Getting download URLs for files and their versions.
Note: In the Microsoft Azure China region, the Sites.ReadWrite.All permission is used instead.
Office 365 SharePoint Online
Reading SharePoint sites and OneDrive accounts content.
Reading OneDrive accounts (getting site IDs).