Veeam Backup & Replication support for VMware vSphere

KB ID: 2443
Product: Veeam Backup & Replication
Version: All
Last Modified: 2018-07-09


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 number                     Veeam GA date     *)
5.57.0 R27.0.0.7712013-11-14
6.08.0 Update
6.59.5 Update
6.5 Update 19.5 Update 2 (to support vSAN 6.6.1)
6.5 Update 29.5 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)
6.79.5 Update 3a9.5.0.19222018-07-02

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 starting from September 2018 downloading updates will require an active contract for the corresponding product.


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