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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


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

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


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

9.5 Update 4 (build

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

9.5 Update 3a (build


  • 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:
6.5 Update 1 9.5 Update 2 (build 2017-05-12
6.5 9.5 Update 1 (build 2017-01-20
6.0 8.0 Update 2 (build 2015-04-28
5.5 7.0 R2 (build 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: 
VMware Lifecycle Product Matrix:

The latest Veeam updates can be found at:
KB ID: 2443
Product: Veeam Backup & Replication
Version: All
Published: 2018-02-12
Last Modified: 2021-02-11

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