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Powershell with viewer-role fails

Veeam Logoby cdesch » Tue Jul 12, 2016 1:48 pm


the PowerShell Snap-in (v9) can only be started/installed, if the user has Admin-Role within Veeam ? Why ?
I need only "Get-VBR-Commands" , and i want to use a Veeam-Viewer-Role User ?

Has anybody an idea ? We do not want to give the monitoring userr who's running the powershell scripts Admin-Role-Permissions within B&R Gui.

Thx, Chris
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Re: Powershell with viewer-role fails

Veeam Logoby Vitaliy S. » Tue Jul 12, 2016 4:34 pm

Hi Chris,

The majority of available PS cmdlets require admin account, cause they perform management actions on the backup server. That's why role verification is performed right in the beginning, when you load the snap-in. Currently, granular permissions for each cmdlet are not available, but thanks for the feedback!

As a workaround you may consider using Veeam ONE that would allow read-only access to Veeam B&R server.

Hope this helps!
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