Enterprise Manager

Enterprise Manager

Enterprise Manager

The Enterprise Manager is a component of Veeam Backup & Replication. It provides automated administration of all servers. It allows reports to be generated for job execution or on-demand restores. It also offers the possibility to install a Plug-In for the vSphere web client (to obtain information and actions specific to backups). Many other features are available so searching for files in any backed up Windows virtual machine and centralizing licenses.

Prerequisite Enterprise Manager

It is necessary to respect some prerequisites to be able to install / use Enterprise Manager.


  • Processor x86 or x64
  • 4 Go of RAM
  • At least 2 GB of disk space for installation
  • A network connection of at least 1 Gbps

Operating System

  • Microsoft Windows Server 2016
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2012 R2
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2012
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2008 SP2
  • Microsoft Windows Windows 8.x ou Windows 7 SP1
  • Microsoft Windows Windows 10

SQL Server

  • Microsoft SQL Server 2016/li>
  • Microsoft SQL Server 2014
  • Microsoft SQL Server 2012
  • Microsoft SQL Server 2008 R2
  • Microsoft SQL Server 2008

Roles and Features

  • Microsoft .NET Framework 4.5.2/li>
  • IIS 7.0 or later

Required permission

  • CREATE ANY DATABASE permission on the SQL server/li>
  • Full Control NTFS permissions for the VBRCatalog

Install Veeam Enterprise Manager

Veeam can be downloaded from the following URL : https://www.veeam.com/downloads.html

My Veeam Backup server already has an SQL Server instance, so I will use this instance for Veeam Enterprise Manager. On the server where Veeam Backup is installed, run the installation setup. Click on Veeam Backup Enterprise Manager.

Enterprise Manager

Accept the license terms and select the license using the Browse button.

Enter licence file for Enterprise Manager

Leave the default choice in Program Features and click Next.

Select unctionnality

If Windows roles and features are not installed, click Install.

Install functionnality

Enterprise Manager

In the Default Configuration window, click Let me specify different settings and then click Next.

Enterprise Manager

Check Specify Following user account then select the desired user using the Browse button. The latter must be a local administrator and have the appropriate rights in the database. Enter the password and click Next.

Account service

Select the database server and specify the desired database.

Choose sql instance

Click Next in the Additional Configuration window and click Install.

Launch installation of Veeam Enterprise manager

Installation is in progress….

Enterprise Manager installation begin

Restart the server when installation is finished. A new icon is present on the desktop. Login to access the interface.

Enterprise Manager

Enterprise Manager

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