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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

VMware platforms

  • vSphere 7.0
  • vSphere 6.x
  • vSphere 5.5

Virtual machines

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

Microsoft platforms

  • 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 platforms1

  • Nutanix AHV versions from 5.5.x to 5.19.x CE 2019.11.22 or later for Community Edition

Virtual machines

  • All operating systems supported by Nutanix
  • Any application
  • Any file system 

Physical infrastructure2

Microsoft Windows2

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

Linux2

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

MAC

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

Oracle Solaris3

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

IBM AIX3

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

Cloud infrastructure4

azure

AWS

  • Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2)
  • Amazon Relational Database Services (Amazon RDS)
  • Amazon Virtual Private Cloud (Amazon VPC)
  • Amazon Simple Storage Service (Amazon S3)5
  • Amazon S3 Glacier5

Microsoft Azure

  • Azure VMs
  • Azure Blob (hot, cool, and archive)5

Application support

Enterprise applications & databases

Veeam Backup & Replication provides support for backing up and recovering many applications including the advanced features for the following:
saphana  

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

2 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.

3 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.

4 Protecting cloud-native workloads requires the deployment of the relevant appliance (Veeam Backup for AWS or Veeam Backup for Microsoft Azure).

5 Support for varying tiers of object storage may vary across product offerings.