For troubleshooting or advanced configuration, you may need to log in to a Linux appliance deployed by Veeam Backup & Replication.
Linux appliances are used by Veeam Backup & Replication for several purposes:
The only active account on any Veeam Backup & Replication deployed appliance is root.
The password will either be the default (see below) or one as configured in the credentials manager at the time of appliance VM deployment.
To set the password for the particular type of appliance, edit it in the credentials manager.
For Surebackup and Cloud Connect, the appliance must be redeployed for the new password to used by the appliance. The multi-OS FLR appliance does not persist between restore sessions, so to use the new password you only need to close the file browser and restore again.
The password will be applied to all newly-deployed appliances. It is not possible to specify different passwords for different instances of the same appliance type.
The default password is only active, if a password has not been set in the credentials manager for the appliance.
To determine the default password for a particular appliance:
For example, if the appliance’s vm name is:
the default password would be:
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