When deploying Veeam Backup for Microsoft Azure, and initially adding the Azure account, it must have the Microsoft.Authorization/*/Write permissions assigned in the subscription associated with the backup appliance.
After deployment, the account can then be restricted to only allow full permission on the Resource Groups that will host the tenant's Azure VMs, virtual networking, and storage account.
However, as a result of the restricted permissions, attempting to Restore to the original location when the original VM is still present will fail.
When restoring a VM to the original location, if the original VM is detected as still being present, the following steps are performed:
When the permissions are restricted to only a specific Resource Group, Veeam Backup for Microsoft Azure cannot create the temporary Resource Group, and the restore operation fails.
To work around this issue either:
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