So you’ve got VEEAM installed, and a SQL configuration database connected to it. You’ve also got a service account for VEEAM (let’s call it DOMAIN\veeamsvc) which has permissions to read/write to the SQL Database. Backup jobs are running on behalf of the service account – all should be well.
One day you wake up and need to get into VEEAM to restore from backup. Let’s say it’s business critical stuff. You log into your Network Management Station and run the VEEAM B&R console to access your recovery interface. This pops up: