You can configure the SendGrid account as an SMTP relay for notification settings if you want Veeam Backup for Microsoft 365 to send email notifications about backup job results.
The Azure archiver appliance is a small auxiliary machine in Microsoft Azure that is deployed and configured automatically by Veeam Backup for Microsoft 365. Veeam services that Veeam Backup for Microsoft 365 installs on the Azure archiver appliance compress data passed through. This helps reduce network traffic and increase the speed of backup copy.
Veeam Backup for Microsoft 365 supports different Azure storage account types for standard and premium performance tiers. Tables in this section list the supported storage account types.
If you try to add an organization with modern authentication and legacy protocols or basic authentication at Veeam Backup for Microsoft 365 but failed, the error message is ” Connect to PowerShell: Connecting to remote server outlook.office365.com failed with the following error message: Access is denied”.
You will use both Veeam Backup account and Azure AD application for authentication if you add an organization using the modern authentication method with legacy protocols allowed. Veeam Backup for Microsoft 365 uses Veeam Backup account and an application to establish a connection to your Microsoft 365 organizations with disabled security defaults and maintain data transfer during backup and restore sessions.
When you add an organization using the modern app-only authentication method, you are required to provide Azure AD application settings. Please reference following link to create and configure Azure AD Application permissions.
Veeam Backup for Microsoft 365 Modern Authentication and Legacy Protocols Authentication requires that you grant permissions to Azure AD applications to back up and restore data from/to your Microsoft 365 organizations.
When you add organization using the modern app-only authentication method, the permissions for Azure AD applications that are granted automatically by Veeam Backup for Microsoft 365.
Anyway, if you prefer to use a custom application of your own, make sure to grant all the permissions as below.