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 version||Minimum Veeam Backup & Replication version||Veeam build number||Veeam GA date|
|6.0||8.0 Update 2||188.8.131.520||2015-04-28|
|6.5||9.5 Update 1||184.108.40.2063||2017-01-20|
|6.5 Update 1||9.5 Update 2 (to support vSAN 6.6.1)||220.127.116.118||2017-05-12|
|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)||18.104.22.1682||2018-07-02|
|6.7||9.5 Update 3a||22.214.171.1242||2018-07-02|
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/kb1530
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
Please be aware that starting from September 2018 downloading updates will require an active contract for the corresponding product.