SSL Certificate Usage Scenarios

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    The following table lists usage scenarios when Veeam Backup for Microsoft 365 requires to install an SSL certificate.

    Usage Scenario

    Description

    Reference

    Managing Microsoft 365 Organization

    Required to establish communication and data exchange between Veeam Backup for Microsoft 365 and Azure AD application when adding Microsoft 365 organizations.

    For more information, see Microsoft 365 Organizations.

    Required to establish communication and data exchange between Veeam Backup for Microsoft 365 and Azure AD application when configuring backup applications.

    For more information, see Backup Applications.

    Communicating with Backup Proxy Server

    Required to establish communication and data exchange between the Veeam Backup for Microsoft 365 server and a backup proxy server deployed in a workgroup.

    For more information, see Security Settings.

    Communicating with REST API on Veeam Backup for Microsoft 365 server

    Required to establish communication and data exchange between the following:

    • Veeam Backup for Microsoft 365 RESTful API Service and the Veeam Backup for Microsoft 365 server
    • Restore Portal and Veeam Backup for Microsoft 365

    For more information, see REST API Settings.

    Communicating with REST API on Separate Computer

    Required to establish communication and data exchange between the following:

    • Veeam Backup for Microsoft 365 RESTful API Service and the Veeam Backup for Microsoft 365 server
    • Restore Portal and Veeam Backup for Microsoft 365

    For more information, see Configuring REST API and Restore Portal on Separate Computer.

    Communicating with Restore Portal

    Required to establish communication and data exchange between the Veeam Backup for Microsoft 365 server, Microsoft 365 organization, Azure AD application, the Veeam Backup for Microsoft 365 RESTful API Service and Restore Portal.

    For more information, see Restore Portal Settings, Configuring REST API and Restore Portal on Separate Computer, How Restore Portal Works.

    Authenticating Restore Operators to Veeam Backup for Microsoft 365 server

    Required to authenticate restore operators to Veeam Backup for Microsoft 365 with Microsoft 365 credentials and encrypt network traffic between Veeam Backup for Microsoft 365 Service and Veeam Backup for Microsoft 365 RESTful API Service.

    For more information, see Authentication Settings.

    Authenticating Tenants to Veeam Backup for Microsoft 365 in Service Provider Infrastructure

    Required to authenticate tenants to Veeam Backup for Microsoft 365 with Microsoft organization credentials.

    For more information, see Authentication Settings and Microsoft 365 Backup as Service.