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Veeam Backup & Replication support for VMware vSphere

Challenge

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

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

Solution

vSphere versionMinimum Veeam Backup & Replication versionVeeam GA date
710 Cumulative Patch 2 (build 10.0.0.4461 P2)2020-05-28
6.7 Update 39.5 Update 4b (build 9.5.4.2866)2019-07-15
6.7 Update 29.5 Update 4a (build 9.5.4.2753)2019-03-26
6.7 Update 19.5 Update 4 (build 9.5.4.2615)2019-01-22
6.79.5 Update 3a (build 9.5.0.1922)2018-07-02
6.5 Update 39.5 Update 4b (build 9.5.4.2866)2019-07-15
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

9.5 Update 3a (build 9.5.0.1922)

Note:

  • 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: https://kb.vmware.com/s/article/56453
2019-01-22
6.5 Update 19.5 Update 2 (build 9.5.0.1038)2017-05-12
6.59.5 Update 1 (build 9.5.0.823)2017-01-20
6.08.0 Update 2 (build 8.0.0.2030)2015-04-28
5.57.0 R2 (build 7.0.0.771)2013-11-14

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: 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
KB ID:
2443
Product:
Veeam Backup & Replication
Version:
All
Published:
2018-02-12
Last Modified:
2020-08-13
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