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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: 2021-06-21

Challenge

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


Solution

All versions of VMware vSphere shown in the table below are compatible with the most recent version of Veeam Backup & Replication. If a version of VMware vSphere is no longer compatible with the most recent version of Veeam Backup & Replication it will be moved to the Previously Supported table found at the bottom of this article.
vSphere version Minimum Veeam Backup & Replication version
7.0 U2 11 P20210525  (build 11.0.0.837 P20210507)
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
KB ID: 2443
Product: Veeam Backup & Replication
Version: All
Published: 2018-02-12
Last Modified: 2021-06-21

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