Permissions for Veeam account on vCenter Server

Written by Pawel Lakomski on Październik 22nd, 2012

When you use an account to set up a SOAP connection to vCenter Server:

SOAP connection to vCenter in Veeam 5

SOAP connection to vCenter in Veeam 5

you need to assign to these account certain privileges. The easiest way to do so is to create a role in vCenter and assign it to this account. The role will need to get the following permissions, according to backup type you intend to use. This table has been taken from this great Veeam blog note. Check out this article should you want to know how to set up VSS-enabled backups and what else you need for successful Veeam backups.

Privilege Level vStorage API Virtual Appliance mode vStorage API Network mode vStorage API SAN mode
Global Log event Log event Log event
Datastore Low-level file operations Low-level file operations Low-level file operations
Virtual Machine state Create SnapshotRemove Snapshot Create SnapshotRemove Snapshot Create SnapshotRemove Snapshot
Virtual Machine configuration Disk change trackingChange resourceAdd existing diskRemove disk Disk change tracking Disk change trackingDisk lease
Virtual Machine provisioning Allow read-only disk access Allow read-only disk access Allow read-only disk access

 

 

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  1. For what version is true this Permissions?

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