Step 5. Specify SharePoint Online, OneDrive for Business and Microsoft Teams Credentials

This step is only available if you did not select the Use the same credentials for SharePoint Online, OneDrive for Business and Microsoft Teams check box at the Specify Exchange Online Credentials step of the wizard.

At this step of the wizard, enter credentials to connect to the SharePoint Online organization. Keep in mind that if you plan to back up Microsoft Teams data, Veeam Backup for Microsoft 365 will also use these credentials to connect to Microsoft Teams.

To enter credentials, do the following:

  1. In the Username and Password fields, specify a user account credentials to connect to your Microsoft 365 organization.

You must provide a user account in one of the following formats: or If you are using an ADFS account, you can only use a non-MFA enabled ADFS account.

  1. Select the Grant this account required roles and permissions check box to automatically assign the Site Collection Administrator role that is required to back up Microsoft SharePoint Sites.

Specify SharePoint Online Credentials