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Veeam Availability Console

This document provides the steps required to configure the Veeam Availability Console Inspector.

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Quick Details

Recommended Agent: On-Premises
Supported Agents: On-Premises or Self-Hosted
Is Auto-Discovered By: N/A
Can Auto-Discover: Veeam Child Tenants
Parent/Child Type Inspector: Yes
Inspection via: API
Data Summary: Here

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Veeam Availability Console Inspector Version Support

The Veeam Availability Console Inspector does not support versions newer than Veeam Availability Console v3. For Veeam Service Provider Console v4, please review our Veeam Service Provider Console v4 Inspector documentation.

Overview

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Inspector Setup Preparation

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Admin User Required

The Veeam Availability Console requires an administrative username and password for Liongard to use. Currently there is not a less privileged way to use the API.

Liongard Inspector Setup

Step 1: Parent Inspector Setup

Since Veeam is a multi-tenant system where a single portal is used to manage many Environments, you will set up a single "Parent" Inspector with the API Key that will then auto-discover "Child" Inspectors for each Environment.

In Liongard, navigate to Admin > Inspectors > Navigate to the Veeam Inspector > Add System.

Fill in the following information:

  • Environment: Select your MSP's Environment
  • Friendly Name: Suggested Naming: [MSP Name] Veeam Parent
  • Agent: Select CLOUD-LINUX or the On-premises Agent installed for this Environment
  • Inspector Version: Latest
  • API Hostname: The DNS name or IP address of the machine on which Veeam Availability Console Web UI is installed.
  • API Port: The REST API port number you specified during Veeam Availability Console Web UI installation.
  • Administrator Username: The Administrator Username for your Veeam Availability Console.
    *Defaults to vac\administrator.
  • Administrator Password: The Administrator Password for your Veeam Availability Console.
  • Scheduling: The Inspector will default to run once a day at the time the Inspector is set up. Here you can adjust the schedule

Select Save. The Inspector will now be triggered to run within the minute.

Step 2: Child Inspector Setup

After the first run of the Parent Inspector, your client Veeam Availability Console organizations will be Auto-Discovered in the Discovered Systems tab on the Inspectors > Veeam page.

Navigate to the Discovered Systems tab in your Inspectors > Veeam page

  • Activate or Archive your Discovered Systems by ensuring that they're mapped to the correct Environment > Check the checkbox to the left of Inspector(s) > Select the Actions drop down menu > Activate Launchpoints

Optional: Turn on Flexible Asset/Configuration Auto-Updating

If you would like this Inspector's data to be sent to ConnectWise and/or IT Glue, turn on Flexible Assets/Configurations for this Inspector:

  • ConnectWise: Admin > Integrations > ConnectWise > Configuration Types > Confirm the "Configuration Auto-Updating" toggle is enabled
  • IT Glue: Admin > Integrations > IT Glue > Flexible Assets > Confirm the "Flexible Asset Auto-Updating" toggle is enabled

Inspector FAQs

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Veeam Availability Console


This document provides the steps required to configure the Veeam Availability Console Inspector.

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