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Recipe: Installing SSL Certificates

Expected deliverables:

A SSL certificate installed, needed to manage Microsoft 365 organizations, configure general application settings and backup infrastructure.

Time to complete: 5 minutes


  • Access to Veeam Backup for Microsoft 365 GUI using a browser

Before you start:

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


  1. Open the Veeam Backup for Microsoft 365 interface.
  2. In the main menu, click “General Options”.
  3. Open either the REST API, or Restore Portal, or Security, or Authentication tab, and click “Install” to run the “Select Certificate” wizard.
  4. If you want to create a new certificate, select “Generate new self-signed certificate”, click “Next” then specify a certificate name and click “Finish”.
  5. If you want to use an existing certificate in the server, select “Select certificate from the Certificate Store of this server”, click “Next” then select a certificate that you want to use and click “Finish”.
  6. If you want to import a certificate from file, select “Import certificate from PFX file”, click “Next”, then “Browse” and select a PFX file to use, specify the certificate password and click “Finish”.

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