Veeam Backup & Replication support for VMware vSphere

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


This article describes Veeam Backup & Replication support for different VMware vSphere versions.


The earlier versions of Veeam Backup & Replication may not support the latest vSphere releases. It is recommended to always use the latest Veeam version to ensure modern platforms support and security compliance.


vSphere versionMinimum Veeam Backup & Replication versionVeeam build numberVeeam GA date
6.7 Update 1

Not currently supported. 
To be supported with the release of Veeam Backup & Replication 9.5 Update 4.
For more information, please see KB2784 and this forum thread.

6.79.5 Update 3a9.5.0.19222018-07-02
6.5 Update 2

9.5 Update 3a

  • Supported 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 19.5 Update 2 (to support vSAN 6.6.1)
6.59.5 Update
6.08.0 Update
5.57.0 R27.0.0.7712013-11-14*)

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:

Please be aware that we’re making changes which will restrict access to product updates for users without an active contract.


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