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Recipe: Creating Retrieval Job

Expected deliverables:

Backup data retrieval from a backup repository extended with Azure Blob Storage Archive access tier, Amazon S3 Glacier Flexible Retrieval or Amazon S3 Glacier Deep Archive storage classes.

Time to complete: 5 minutes


  • Access to Veeam Backup for Microsoft 365 GUI using a browser
  • Backup data on a backup repository extended with an Archive storage class

Before you start: You do not need to retrieve backed-up data from a backup repository extended with Amazon S3 Glacier Instant Retrieval storage class.

Assumptions: You have an existing Veeam Backup for Microsoft 365 installation.


  1. Open the Veeam Backup for Microsoft 365 interface.
  2. Open the “Backup Infrastructure” view.
  3. In the inventory pane, select Backup Repositories > Archive.
  4. Right-click a backup repository and select “Retrieve data", with product that can be Exchange, Sharepoint, OneDrive or Teams.
  5. Specify a name for the retrieval job and provide optional description. Click “Next”.
  6. Choose whether to “Use the latest available state” or “Use the following point in time”. In this case, select the date on the calendar. Set the eDiscovery options for deleted and modified data and click “Next”.
  7. Select the organization from which data must be restored. Click “Next”.
  8. Select the check boxes next to the objects (mailboxes, OneDrives, teams) whose backed-up data you want to retrieve, then click “Next”.
  9. Select select a retrieval mode that you want to use. For Amazon S3, choose between “Expedited (most expensive)”, “Standard”, and “Bulk (lowest cost)”. For Azure Blob, choose between “High Priority (most expensive)” and “Standard Priority (lowest cost)”. Click Next
  10. Specify for how long retrieved data should be available. You can also send a notification when the availability period is about to end.
  11. Click “Finish” to end the retrieval job.

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