Launching Veeam Backup for Microsoft 365

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    To launch Veeam Backup for Microsoft 365, do the following:

    1. From the Start menu, select Veeam Backup for Microsoft 365.
    2. In the displayed window, specify the following:
    • A name or IP address of the Veeam Backup for Microsoft 365 server.
    • A port number which is used to connect to the specified Veeam Backup for Microsoft 365 server.
    • Authentication credentials that you want to use to connect to the specified Veeam Backup for Microsoft 365 server.

    Mind that the account you are using must be a member of the Local Administrator group on the specified Veeam Backup for Microsoft 365 server. To use your current account, select Use Windows session authentication.

    1. If you want to save a connection shortcut to the desktop, click Save shortcut in the lower-left corner.
    2. Click Connect.

    Launching Veeam Backup for Microsoft 365

    Launching with Command Line

    To launch Veeam Backup for Microsoft 365 using the command-line tool, run the C:\Program Files\Veeam\Backup365\Veeam.Archiver.Shell.exe file with the following parameters:

    • /local=true

    To connect to Veeam Backup for Microsoft 365 that is installed on a local machine using the Local System account.

    For example:

    C:\Program Files\Veeam\Backup365\Veeam.Archiver.Shell.exe /local=true

    • /host=<hostname> /port=<port> /usewincredentials=true

    To connect to Veeam Backup for Microsoft 365 that is installed on a remote machine using the /host and /port parameters.

    For example:

    C:\Program Files\Veeam\Backup365\Veeam.Archiver.Shell.exe /host=192.168.0.12 /port=9895 /usewincredentials=true

    • /host=<host> /port=<port> /account=<domain\accountName>

    To connect to Veeam Backup for Microsoft 365 that is installed on a remote machine using the /host and /port parameters.

    You can also provide an account that you want to use to launch Veeam Backup for Microsoft 365 using the /account=<domain\accountName> format.

    For example:

    C:\Program Files\Veeam\Backup365\Veeam.Archiver.Shell.exe /host=192.168.0.12 /port=9895 /account=tech.local\Administrator

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