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Veeam Agent for Linux support of Red Hat Enterprise Linux

KB ID: 2804
Version: Any
Published: 2018-11-29
Last Modified: 2021-10-13
This article describes Veeam Agent for Linux support of different kernel versions of Red Hat Enterprise Linux and its derivatives.
Important
Last-minute kernel patches for Red Hat Enterprise Linux and its derivatives may cause Veeam Agent for Linux to become unstable.

Veeam Agent for Linux 5.0.1

RHEL version Kernel supported up to VAL build Comments
8.0-8.4 4.18.0-305.19.1.el8_4

5.0.1.4493

Veeam Agents for Linux version 5.0.1. Shipped with Backup & Replication 11a GA.

7.0-7.9 3.10.0-1160.45.1.el7 5.0.1.4493

Veeam Agents for Linux version 5.0.1. Shipped with Backup & Replication 11a GA.

6.0-6.10 2.6.32-754.35.1.el6 5.0.1.4493 Veeam Agents for Linux version 5.0.1. Shipped with Backup & Replication 11a GA.

Please note that RHEL6 reached "End of life" and therefore EPEL repository has archived version 6 packages. If you are looking for dkms package (VAL prerequisite), check 
https://archives.fedoraproject.org/pub/archive/epel/6/

See also
https://access.redhat.com/discussions/4768501.

Veeam Agent for Linux 5.0

RHEL version Kernel supported up to VAL build Comments
8.4 4.18.0-305.19.1.el8_4

5.0.0.4325

Known issue: deployment via Agent Management fails. For packages and instructions please open a support ticket.

8.0-8.3 4.18.0-240.22.1.el8_3

5.0.0.4318

Veeam Agents for Linux version 5.0. Shipped with Backup & Replication 11.0 GA.

7.0-7.9 3.10.0-1160.42.2.el7 5.0.0.4325

Known issue: deployment via Agent Management fails. For packages and instructions please open a support ticket.

6.0-6.10 2.6.32-754.35.1.el6 5.0.0.4318 Veeam Agents for Linux version 5.0. Shipped with Backup & Replication 11.0 GA.

Please note that RHEL6 reached "End of life" and therefore EPEL repository has archived version 6 packages. If you are looking for dkms package (VAL prerequisite), check 
https://archives.fedoraproject.org/pub/archive/epel/6/

See also
https://access.redhat.com/discussions/4768501.

Veeam Agent for Linux 4.0.1

RHEL version Kernel supported up to VAL build Comments
8.3 4.18.0-240.22.1.el8_3 4.0.1.2372 Shipped with Backup & Replication 10.0.1.4854 P20201202.
Get packages for standalone installations from veeam.com.
8.0-8.2 4.18.0-193.28.1.el8_2 4.0.1.2365 Veeam Agents for Linux version 4.0.1. Also shipped with Backup & Replication v10a.
7.9 3.10.0-1160.45.1.el7 4.0.1.2372 Shipped with Backup & Replication 10.0.1.4854 P20201202.
Get packages for standalone installations from veeam.com.
7.0-7.8 3.10.0-1127.19.1.el7
4.0.1.2365 Veeam Agents for Linux version 4.0.1. Also shipped with Backup & Replication v10a.
6.x 2.6.32-754.35.1.el6 4.0.1.2372 Shipped with Backup & Replication 10.0.1.4854 P20201202.
Get packages for standalone installations from veeam.com.

Veeam Agent for Linux 4:

RHEL version Kernel supported up to VAL build Comments
8.0-8.1 4.18.0-147.8.1.el8_1 4.0.0.1961 Veeam Agents for Linux version 4 GA build. Also shipped with Backup & Replication v10 GA.
7.0-7.9 3.10.0-1160.45.1.el7 4.0.0.1961 Veeam Agents for Linux version 4 GA build. Also shipped with Backup & Replication v10 GA.
6.x 2.6.32-754.29.2.el6 4.0.0.1961 Veeam Agents for Linux version 4 GA build. Also shipped with Backup & Replication v10 GA.

Veeam Agent for Linux 3:

RHEL version Kernel supported up to VAL build Comments
8.1 4.18.0-147 3.0.2.1193 For packages and instructions please open a support ticket.
8.0 4.18.0-80.7.2 3.0.2.1185 For standalone installations you can obtain build 3.0.2.1185 from veeam.com.
For managed installations the build is shipped with Backup & Replication v.9.5 update 4b (9.5.4.2866). For details on Backup & Replication 9.5.4.2866 please refer to kb2970.
7.7 3.10.0-1062 or newer 3.0.2.1190 For standalone installations you can obtain build 3.0.2.1190 from repository.veeam.com.
For instructions on how to deploy build 3.0.2.1190 on installations managed by Backup & Replication please refer to Veeam Agent Management Guide.
7.0-7.6 3.10.0-957.27.2 3.0.2.1185 For standalone installations you can obtain build 3.0.2.1185 from veeam.com.
For managed installations the build is shipped with Backup & Replication v.9.5 update 4b (9.5.4.2866). For details on Backup & Replication 9.5.4.2866 please refer to kb2970.
6.x 2.6.32-754.18.2 3.0.2.1185 For standalone installations you can obtain build 3.0.2.1185 from veeam.com.
For managed installations the build is shipped with Backup & Replication v.9.5 update 4b (9.5.4.2866). For details on Backup & Replication 9.5.4.2866 please refer to kb2970.
KB ID: 2804
Version: Any
Published: 2018-11-29
Last Modified: 2021-10-13

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