System requirements

Veeam Backup & Replication supported environments

For a detailed list of system requirements and support configurations, read the most recent Veeam® Backup & Replication™ Release Notes.

Virtualized infrastructure

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VMware platforms

  • vSphere 7.0
  • vSphere 6.x
  • vSphere 5.5

Virtual machines

  • All operating systems supported by VMware
  • Any application
  • Any file system
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Microsoft platforms

  • Windows Server 2022
  • Windows Server version 20H2
  • Windows Server 2019
  • Windows Server 2016
  • Windows Server 2012 R2
  • Windows Server 2012
  • Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1

Virtual machines

  • All operating systems supported by Microsoft Hyper-V
  • Any application
  • Any file system 
nutanix

Nutanix AHV platforms1

  • Nutanix AHV versions from 5.5.x to 6.1 or later for Community Edition

Virtual machines

  • All operating systems supported by Nutanix
  • Any application
  • Any file system 
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Red Hat Virtualization platforms2

  • Red Hat Virtualization 4.4.7 or later

Virtual machines

  • All operating systems supported by Red Hat Virtualization
  • Any application
  • Any file system 

Physical infrastructure3

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Microsoft Windows3

  • Client and Server editions
  • 64-bit and 32-bit support
  • Detailed list of all system
    requirements
    Release Notes

Linux3

  • Linux kernel 2.6.32 or later
  • 64-bit and 32-bit support
  • Detailed list of all system
    requirements 
    Release Notes

MAC

  • 11.0-11.5 (Big Sur)
  • 10.15 (Catalina)
  • 10.14 (Mojave)
  • 10.13 (High Sierra)
  • Detailed list of all system
    requirements 
    Release Notes

Oracle Solaris4

  • Oracle Solaris 10-11.4
  • Detailed list of all system
    requirements 
    Release Notes

IBM AIX4

  • IBM AIX 6.1 Technology Level 5 (TL 5) and above
  • Detailed list of all system
    requirements 
    Release Notes

Cloud infrastructure5

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AWS

  • Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2)
  • Amazon Relational Database Service (Amazon RDS)
  • Amazon Elastic File System (Amazon EFS)
  • Amazon Virtual Private Cloud (Amazon VPC)
  • Amazon Simple Storage Service (Amazon S3)
  • Amazon S3 Glacier
  • Amazon S3 Glacier Deep Archive

Microsoft Azure

  • Azure VMs
  • Azure SQL Databases
  • Azure Blob (hot and cool)
  • Azure Archive Storage

Google Cloud

  • Google Compute Engine VMs
  • Google Cloud Storage (Standard, Archive)

Application support

Enterprise applications & databases

Veeam Backup & Replication provides support for backing up and recovering many applications including the advanced features for the following:
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Microsoft office sharepoint
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Primary Storage

Veeam integrates into all major storage alliances with Snapshot Processing for optimized RPO and RTO:
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Microsoft office sharepoint
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Backup Target Storage

Veeam can be used with a wide range of block, file and deduplication storage systems including those that offer immutability:
Over 100 Veeam qualified additional storage systems can be found within the Veeam Ready database.

Object Storage

Take advantage of the next generation of secondary storage that delivers great scale-out capabilities with inherent security to store backup objects in the cloud and on-premises.
Over 60 Veeam qualified additional object storage systems with and without immutability can be found within the Veeam Ready database.

Tape Storage

Over 20 Veeam qualified tape libraries and tape storage systems can be found within the Veeam Ready database.

1 Protecting Nutanix AHV workloads requires the installation of the Nutanix AHV Plug-In for Veeam Backup & Replication.

2 Protecting Red Hat Virtualization VMs requires the download and installation of Veeam Backup for Red Hat Virtualization (now part of Veeam Backup & Replication)

3 Utilization of agent management functionality requires the installation of the redistributable package of Veeam Agent for Microsoft Windows v4 or later and/or
Veeam Agent for Linux v4 or later with Veeam Backup & Replication.

4 Utilization of agent license management functionality and platform services requires the use of Veeam Agent for Oracle Solaris v2 or later, and/or Veeam Agent for IBM AIX v2 or later.

5 Protecting cloud-native workloads requires the deployment of the relevant appliance (Veeam Backup for AWS, Veeam Backup for Microsoft Azure, Veeam Backup for Google Cloud).

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