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NEW Veeam Agents for Microsoft Windows, Linux, IBM AIX and Oracle Solaris

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Veeam Agents for Microsoft Windows and Linux

Veeam® Agents for Microsoft Windows and Linux are designed to ensure the Hyper-Availability of your Windows and Linux workloads, whether they reside in the public cloud or on premises. Both Workstation and Server licenses are available for Veeam Agents for Microsoft Windows and Linux, as well as multiple licensing options, to give you the functionality and flexibility your business requires.

Avoid upfront costs with subscription licensing

Veeam provides flexible pricing and licensing models for Veeam Agents for Microsoft Windows and Linux that enable you to find the best fit for both your technical requirements and budgetary needs. Each license also includes 24x7 maintenance (technical support and product updates).

SUBSCRIPTION LICENSING FAQ (VEEAM AGENTS)

The introductory price for Veeam Workstation Agent is a limited time offer, after which the price will increase to standard
  • Veeam Agent for Linux
  • Veeam Agent for Microsoft Windows
Feature
Workstation
Server
Backup
Entire computer
   
Volume level
   
File level
   
Built-in volume snapshots
   
Built-in changed block tracking (CBT) driver
   
Manual active-full backup via CLI
   
Recovery
Bare-metal recovery
   
Volume-level recovery
   
File-level recovery
   
Export as virtual disk
   
Veeam Recovery Media
Bootable recovery media
   
Push files to recovery media NEW
   
Collect drivers from original OS
   
Backup targets
Local storage
   
Shared folder
   
Veeam backup repository 1,2
   
Veeam Cloud Connect repository 3  NEW
   
Veeam Scale-out Backup Repository 3  NEW 
   
Backup options
Support for multiple jobs
   
Source-side encryption NEW
   
File indexing and search 2
   
Compression
   
Pre-freeze/post-thaw snapshot scripts
   
Pre/post job scripts
   
Schedule
   
Deployment and configuration
Prebuilt, digitally signed binaries 6  NEW
   
Configuration, backup, and recovery via console UI or command line
   
Integration with Veeam Backup & Replication 1,2,3
Centralized Management NEW
   
License distribution server
   
Export as virtual disk
   
Direct Restore to Microsoft Azure
   
Search and 1-Click restore
   
Supported distributions
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.0 – 7.5
   
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP4, 12 (SP1 – SP3)
   
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP 11 SP4, 12 (SP1-SP3)
   
Oracle Linux RHCK 6.0 - 7.5
   
Oracle Linux UEK R1 - R4 U7
   
Debian 6.0 – 9.4
   
Ubuntu 10.04 – 18.04
   
CentOS 6.0 - 7.5
   
Fedora 23 – 28
   
openSUSE 11.3 – 15
   
openSUSE Leap 42.2, 42.3
   
Technical support
24.7.365 technical support
   

1 Veeam Agent for Linux FREE requires a valid Veeam Backup & Replication license to use a Veeam backup repository as a target location

2 Requires Veeam Backup & Replication 9.5 Update 2 or later

3 Requires Veeam Backup & Replication 9.5 Update 3 or later

4 FREE licenses cannot be mixed with Workstation and/or Server licenses within the same installation of Veeam Backup & Replication

5 Please check Veeam Backup & Replication 9.5 Update 3 User Guide for the full list of distributions supported for auto-deploy

6 No binaries are provided for Fedora, openSUSE 11.3 – 13.2, Oracle Linux distributions

Feature
Free Workstation
Server
Notes
Backup types
Entire computer
      Perform image-based backups from inside the guest, both at the file level and the volume level.
System state
     
Volume level
     
File level
     
Bare-metal recovery
Restore to same or dissimilar hardware
      Restore your entire system to the same or different hardware.
Restore to a smaller or larger disk
      Resize volumes during restores with both shrink and expand options supported.
Volume-level recovery
Volume-level recovery
      Restore a failed drive or partition.
File-level recovery
File-level recovery
      Restore individual files in minutes.
Veeam Recovery Media
Bootable recovery media
      Create a bootable recovery image of your computer that includes recovery tools you can leverage should your computer fail to start.
Collect drivers from original OS
      Include original operating system drivers.
Password loss protection NEW
      Ensure seamless bare-metal recovery from encrypted backups by including decryption keys to your recovery media.
Application-aware processing
Application-aware processing NEW
      Create application-consistent backups with advanced application-aware processing (including transaction log truncation).
File indexing and search NEW
      A catalog of files enables effortless search of individual files, so you can find and restore a file without knowing its precise location or when it was deleted.
Transaction log backup NEW
      Achieve low RPOs for Microsoft SQL and Oracle databases.
Backup targets
Local storage
      Back up to locally attached storage
Rotated USB media
      Store your backup files on several external hard drives
Shared folder
      Back up to an SMB share
Veeam backup repository 4
      Take full advantage of Veeam backup repositories as target locations for your Veeam Agent for Microsoft Windows backup jobs.
Veeam Cloud Connect repository NEW
      Get your backups off site with fully integrated, fast and secure backup and restore from the cloud through a Veeam-powered service provider of your choice.
Microsoft OneDrive 5 NEW Partially supported
    Back up your desktop or laptop directly to Microsoft OneDrive storage. The Free Edition provides operating system back up only. 
Endpoint protection for mobile users
Backup cache NEW
      Back up to a local cache when the specified target is not available and sync your cached backups once the connection has been re-established
Backup options
Synthetic full NEW
      Eliminate the need for periodic full backups by creating forever-incremental backups that save time and storage.
Active full NEW
      Meet your company policies by scheduling periodic active full backups in the backup job’s settings.
Standalone full
      Save a full backup not affected by retention to any location at any time.
Source-side encryption NEW
      Secure backup data and network transfers with source-side encryption without any negative impact on backup processing
Compression and deduplication NEW
      Decrease backup storage requirements and network traffic with built-in deduplication. Multiple compression options let you balance storage consumption with performance.
Changed block tracking (CBT) driver 5 NEW       Optimize back up performance for mission critical server workloads.
Retention
Days when computer was used
      Get user-friendly retention based on days when your computer was running.
Restore points NEW
      Leverage server-based retention logic to protect your most critical server applications
Schedule
Daily schedule and backup events
      Protect laptops and desktops daily or based on user activity via backup events.
Continuous, daily, weekly and monthly schedule NEW
      Choose from flexible options designed to back up your critical application servers as frequently as required.
Adjustable backup window NEW
      Define the time intervals for your backup jobs to avoid unwanted overhead for production applications
Job progress and status
Tray application
      Track the current state of your backup jobs without touching the UI.
Built-in email notifications
      Receive backup job status reports via email without having to log onto each protected Windows instance to view its protection status.
Deployment and configuration
Silent installation and upgrade
      Deploy or upgrade your agents in unattended mode.
Configuration API NEW
      Configure your agents with the help of a simple command-line interface.
Integration with Veeam Backup & Replication™ 1,3,4
Agent Management 2 NEW       Deploy and manage backup agents via the Veeam Backup & Replication server. Please note: The license must be installed on the Veeam Backup & Replication server to enable agent management functionality. 
Managed Jobs
      Control and manage backup activity for servers and failover clusters.
Managed policies
       Create and distribute backup job configuration across laptops and desktops.
Application item recovery NEW
Partially supported
Partially supported   Utilize Veeam Explorers™ to search for and restore items from Microsoft Active Directory, Exchange, SharePoint, SQL Server and Oracle.
Export as virtual disk
      Restore computer disks as VMDK, VHD or VHDX files.
Instant Restore to Microsoft Hyper-V VM NEW
      Quickly restore service to users by starting a virtual machine (VM) directly from a Veeam Agent for Microsoft Windows backup file.
Veeam Restore to Microsoft Azure NEW
      Restore or migrate on-premises, Windows-based physical servers, workstations and endpoints directly into Microsoft Azure.
Search and 1-Click restore NEW
  Partially supported   Restore guest files and VMs with a single click through a web UI.
Self-service portal NEW
Partially supported
Partially supported
  File restore portal with automatic backup detection and automatic delegation based on local administrator group membership
Supported OS
Windows 7 SP1, 8, 8.1, 10 and 10 April 2018 Update
      Upgrade with confidence through full support for the latest Microsoft operating systems.
Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1, 2012, 2012 R2, 2016, 1803
     
Technical Support
24.7.365 technical support NEW
best effort
    Get enterprise-class technical support when you need it.

1 Requires Veeam Backup & Replication 9.5 Update 2 or later

2 Requires Veeam Backup & Replication 9.5 Update 3 or later 

3 FREE licenses cannot be mixed with purchased licenses within the same installation of Veeam Backup & Replication 

4 Veeam Agent for Microsoft Windows FREE requires a valid Veeam Backup & Replication license in order to use a Veeam backup repository as a target location 

5 Requires Veeam Agent for Microsoft Windows 2.2 to be installed on the workstation operating system

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Licensing and renewal

Veeam Agents for Microsoft Windows and Linux are licensed per deployed agent, regardless if they are deployed for public cloud instances, physical servers or workstations. Licenses can be purchased upfront or paid for annually and include 24x7 maintenance (enterprise-class technical support and product updates) equal to the term of the subscription — from one year to five years. FREE version licenses of Veeam Agents for Microsoft Windows and Linux will be supported through Veeam’s FREE product support policy.

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