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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 6.x
  • vSphere 5.x

Virtual Machines

  • All OS's supported by VMware1
  • Any Application
  • Any file system

Microsoft Platforms

  • Windows Server 2019
  • Windows Server 2016
  • Windows Server 2012 R2
  • Windows Server 2012
  • Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1

Virtual Machines

  • All OS’s supported by Microsoft Hyper-V
  • Any application
  • Any file system

Physical Infrastructure2

Physical Server and Workstation Agent Platforms

  • Microsoft Windows
  • Linux

Cloud Infrastructure3

IaaS Platforms

  • Amazon Web Services
  • EC2 and RDS instances, & S3 object storage

Application Support

Enterprise Applications & Databases

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

1 Only English version of VMware infrastructure is supported

2 Utilization of agent management functionality requires the installation of the redistributable package of Veeam Agent for Microsoft Windows v3 or later and/or Veeam Agent for Linux v3 or later with Veeam Backup & Replication.

3 Protecting cloud-native workloads requires the installation of Veeam Backup & Replication for AWS or respective cloud provider to protect those workloads.