Required Roles and Permissions for Veeam Backup for Microsoft Azure

KB ID: 3154
Product: Veeam Backup for Microsoft Azure | 3.0 | 4.0
Published: 2020-04-28
Last Modified: 2022-08-10
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You want to create manual permissions for your Azure account (service account) for Veeam Backup for Microsoft Azure or for a repository account. The Azure or service account is responsible for:

  • Synchronization of virtual machines and disks with the Veeam Backup for Microsoft Azure database.
  • Synchronization of subscriptions and storage accounts.
  • Accessing virtual machines and its disks as a source of backup.
  • Creating and deleting snapshots of virtual disks during backup.

The repository account can be used to store data in a different Azure Active Directory.

More Information

For more information, see the Managing Accounts section of the Veeam Backup for Microsoft Azure User Guide.
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