Veeam Backup & Replication support for VMware vSphere

KB ID: 2443
Product: Veeam Backup & Replication
Version: All
Published: 2018-02-12
Last Modified: 2022-02-14
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Purpose

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


Solution

All VMware vSphere versions shown in the table below are compatible with the most recent version of Veeam Backup & Replication. VMware vSphere versions that are no longer compatible with the most recent version of Veeam Backup & Replication can be found in the Previously Supported table found at the bottom of this article.
The vSphere versions indicated include related patches (e.g., 7.0 U1a, U1c, etc.).
vSphere version
(including patches)
Minimum Veeam Backup & Replication version
7.0 U3 11a (build 11.0.1.1261)
7.0 U2 11 P20210525  (build 11.0.0.837 P20210525)
7.0 U1 10a P20201202  (build 10.0.1.4854 P20201202)
7 10 Cumulative Patch 2  (build 10.0.0.4461 P2)
6.7 Update 3 9.5 Update 4b  (build 9.5.4.2866)
6.7 Update 2 9.5 Update 4a  (build 9.5.4.2753)
6.7 Update 1 9.5 Update 4  (build 9.5.4.2615)
6.7 9.5 Update 3a  (build 9.5.0.1922)
6.5 Update 3 9.5 Update 4b  (build 9.5.4.2866)
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

Note: 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

6.5 Update 1 9.5 Update 2  (build 9.5.0.1038)
6.5 9.5 Update 1  (build 9.5.0.823)
6.0 8.0 Update 2  (build 8.0.0.2030)
5.5 7.0 R2  (build 7.0.0.771)

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/product-lifecycle.html
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

Previously Supported vSphere Versions

vSphere Version Maximum Veeam Backup & Replication Version
5.1 Veeam Backup & Replication 9.5 U4b
5.0 Veeam Backup & Replication 9.5 U4b
4.1 Veeam Backup & Replication 9.5 U3a
4.0 Veeam Backup & Replication 8.0 U3
3.5 Veeam Backup & Replication 7.0 P4a
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