https://login.veeam.com/en/oauth?client_id=nXojRrypJ8&redirect_uri=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.veeam.com%2Fservices%2Fauthentication%2Fredirect_url&response_type=code&scope=profile&state=eyJmaW5hbFJlZGlyZWN0TG9jYXRpb24iOiJodHRwczovL3d3dy52ZWVhbS5jb20va2IyNDQzIiwiaGFzaCI6ImIwZDQwYThiLTE1YzUtNDQyOC05NjUwLTQxYzE4YTY0NTEwZCJ9
1-800-691-1991 | 9am - 8pm ET
EN

Veeam Backup & Replication support for VMware vSphere

KB ID: 2443
Product: Veeam Backup & Replication
Version: All
Published: 2018-02-12
Last Modified: 2021-02-11

Challenge

This article describes list of VMware vSphere versions currently supported by Veeam Backup & Replication.


IMPORTANT
It is recommended to always use the latest Veeam version to ensure modern platforms support and security compliance. 

Solution

vSphere version Minimum Veeam Backup & Replication version Veeam GA date
7.0 U1 Veeam Backup & Replication 10a Cumulative Patch 20201202 (build 10.0.1.4854 P20201202) 2020-12-02
7 10 Cumulative Patch 2 (build 10.0.0.4461 P2) 2020-05-28
6.7 Update 3 9.5 Update 4b (build 9.5.4.2866) 2019-07-15
6.7 Update 2 9.5 Update 4a (build 9.5.4.2753) 2019-03-26
6.7 Update 1 9.5 Update 4 (build 9.5.4.2615) 2019-01-22
6.7 9.5 Update 3a (build 9.5.0.1922) 2018-07-02
6.5 Update 3 9.5 Update 4b (build 9.5.4.2866) 2019-07-15
6.5 Update 2

9.5 Update 4 (build 9.5.4.2615)

IMPORTANT: Official Support for 6.5u2 starting from ESXi patch level ESXi650-201811002

9.5 Update 3a (build 9.5.0.1922)

Note:

  • Supported for 9.5 U3a with the exception of issues caused by a regression introduced in ESXi 6.5 U2 that causes its API to fail randomly under heavy host load.
  • There is a known issue where a Veeam Proxy running on a VM may become listed as (invalid) in vSphere. More information here: https://kb.vmware.com/s/article/56453
2019-01-22
6.5 Update 1 9.5 Update 2 (build 9.5.0.1038) 2017-05-12
6.5 9.5 Update 1 (build 9.5.0.823) 2017-01-20
6.0 8.0 Update 2 (build 8.0.0.2030) 2015-04-28
5.5 7.0 R2 (build 7.0.0.771) 2013-11-14
Maximum Veeam Backup & Replication Version
Please note that all vSphere versions shown here are supported by the most recent version of Veeam Backup & Replication.

More information

A list of Veeam Backup & Replication version and build numbers can be found on Veeam KB 2680
A list of VMware ESX(i) versions and their respective build numbers can be found on VMware KB 2143832.

Veeam Product Lifecycle: https://www.veeam.com/kb1530 
VMware Lifecycle Product Matrix: https://www.vmware.com/content/dam/digitalmarketing/vmware/en/pdf/support/product-lifecycle-matrix.pdf

The latest Veeam updates can be found at: https://www.veeam.com/updates.html
KB ID: 2443
Product: Veeam Backup & Replication
Version: All
Published: 2018-02-12
Last Modified: 2021-02-11

Couldn't find what you were looking for?

Below you can submit an idea for a new knowledge base article.
Report a typo on this page:

Please select a spelling error or a typo on this page with your mouse and press CTRL + Enter to report this mistake to us. Thank you!

Spelling error in text

Knowledge base content request
By submitting, you agree that your personal data will be managed by Veeam in accordance with the Privacy Policy.

ty icon

Thank you!

We have received your request and our team will reach out to you shortly.

OK

error icon

Oops! Something went wrong.

Please go back try again later.