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AWS User Account Permissions for Deployment of Veeam Backup for AWS Appliance

KB ID: 4139
Product: Veeam Backup & Replication 11
Published: 2021-04-14
Last Modified: 2021-04-14

Objective

This article documents the granular permissions needed for deploying a new Veeam Backup for AWS appliance.

Alternatively cumulative permissions are listed in the Integration with Veeam Backup for AWS Guide.

Version Requirement
This article is intended for use with 'AWS Plug-in for Veeam Backup & Replication'  version 11.0.3.xxx or later.

Solution

To deploy a new Veeam Backup for AWS appliance, use an AWS account with the following permissions:
{
“cloudwatch:PutMetricAlarm”,
“dlm:CreateLifecyclePolicy”,
“ec2:AllocateAddress”,
“ec2:AssociateAddress”,
“ec2:CreateKeyPair”,
“ec2:CreateTags”,
“ec2:DescribeAddresses”,
“ec2:DescribeImages”,
“ec2:DescribeInstances”,
“ec2:DescribeInstanceTypes”,
“ec2:DescribeInternetGateways”,
“ec2:DescribeKeyPairs”,
“ec2:DescribeSecurityGroups”,
“ec2:DescribeSubnets”,
“ec2:DescribeVpcs”,
“ec2:RunInstances”,
“iam:AddRoleToInstanceProfile”,
“iam:AttachRolePolicy”,
“iam:CreateInstanceProfile”,
“iam:CreatePolicy”,
“iam:CreateRole”,
“iam:GetInstanceProfile”,
“iam:GetPolicy”,
“iam:GetRole”,
“iam:PassRole”,
“iam:PutRolePolicy”,
“ssm:GetCommandInvocation”,
“ssm:SendCommand”,
“sts:GetCallerIdentity”
}
KB ID: 4139
Product: Veeam Backup & Replication 11
Published: 2021-04-14
Last Modified: 2021-04-14

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