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Recipe: Adding Repository Account

Expected deliverables:

A Repository Account used to provide a granular access to backup repositories.

Time to complete: 5 minutes


  • An Azure subscription where to create repositories

Before you start:

You can either add an existing repository account, or create a new one automatically.


You have an existing Veeam Backup for Microsoft Azure deployment.


  1. Open the Veeam Backup for Microsoft Azure webinterface.
  2. Click the Configuration button on the top right of the screen.
  3. On the left menu click Accounts and click Add on the Repository Accounts screen
  4. Specify a name and description for the Account and click Next.
  5. Choose to create a new repository account automatically, or to specify an existing one.
  6. If you selected to create the repository account automatically, click Copy code to clipboard and go to to paste the code and select the Administrator account to access the Azure CLI. Click Next on Veeam console when done.
  7. If you selected to specify an existing repository account, fill the Application ID and Tenant ID fields, then select the authentication type. Put the secret string for the Client (application) secret, or the upload the Certificate. Then click Next.
  8. Review the configuration information and confirm by clicking Finish.

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