Sensitive data types in Veeam Backup & Replication log files

KB ID: 2462
Product: Veeam Backup & Replication
Version: All
Published:
Last Modified: 2018-03-21

Challenge

When opening a support ticket, Veeam Support might request log files.

Cause

These log files might potentially contain information which might fall under the regulation of data protection laws or internal company policies.

Solution

The below are the types of sensitive information that can be found in the Veeam log files:

  • Usernames;
  • Customer specific infrastructure object names: hosts, datastores, VMs, clusters;
  • VM file names and paths;
  • FQDN/Hostname or NetBIOS names;
  • IP addresses: IPv4 and IPv6;
  • Customer specific paths to backup files;
  • Backup file names;
  • SharePoint information: DB names, paths to DBs, SP URL;
  • Exchange information:  DB names, paths to DBs;
  • SQL information: DB and Instance Name, paths to DBs;
  • Oracle information: DB name, Home Name, Oracle SID, DB global name, paths to DBs;
  • File Copy: Customer specific paths and names of files;
  • File to tape: Customer specific paths and names of files.

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