Required Permissions

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    To connect to a host, Veeam Task Manager for Hyper-V uses credentials of the account under which the tool was launched. This account must have the following permissions:

    • Local Administrator on the host

    -OR-

    • A user added to the Performance Log Users group on the host

    If the computer, on which Veeam Task Manager for Hyper-V is installed, is not a part of the domain to which the host belngs, or if these computers are located in two separate untrusted domains, launch Veeam Task Manager for Hyper-V using the Run as different user option and check that the account has sufficient privileges on the host.

    To launch Veeam Task Manager for Hyper-V using the Run as different user option, follow these steps:

    • In Windows Server 2012 and later:
    1. Open Start > All Apps and find Task Manager for Hyper-V.
    2. Select Task Manager for Hyper-V and choose the Run as different user option from the app bar.
    3. Enter credentials of the account under which the Veeam Task Manager for Hyper-V will run.

    The user name should be specified in the DOMAIN\USERNAME format.

    • In earlier Windows versions:
    1. Navigate to Start > All Programs > Veeam > Task Manager for Hyper-V > Task Manager for Hyper-V.
    2. Press and hold the Shift key and right-click the Task Manager for Hyper-V shortcut, then choose the Run as different user option.
    3. Enter credentials of the account under which the Veeam Task Manager for Hyper-V will run.

    The user name should be specified in the DOMAIN\USERNAME format.

    Alternatively, you can run the following command:

    runas /netonly /user:%username% "<path_to_Task_Manager_for_Hyper-V>"