Release Information for Veeam Backup for Microsoft 365 6a

KB ID: 4344
Product: Veeam Backup for Microsoft 365 | 6.0
Published: 2022-08-11
Last Modified: 2022-08-25
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Cumulative Patches are available for this version: Veeam Backup for Microsoft 365 6a Cumulative Patches

Requirements

Before upgrading to Veeam Backup for Microsoft 365 6.0, Please confirm that you are running one of the following versions of Veeam Backup for Microsoft 365:

  • 4.0 (build 4.0.0.1345)
    • 4a (builds 4.0.0.1553, 4.0.0.1580)
    • 4b (builds 4.0.0.2516, 4.0.0.2549)
    • 4c (builds 4.0.1.519, 4.0.1.531, 4.0.1.545, 4.0.1.612, 4.0.1.625)
  • 5.0 (builds 5.0.0.1061, 5.0.0.1063)
    • 5a (build 5.0.0.1070)
    • 5b (builds 5.0.1.179, 5.0.1.207, 5.0.1.225, 5.0.1.252)
    • 5c (builds 5.0.2.22, 5.0.2.42)
    • 5d (builds 5.0.3.1033, 5.0.3.1035, 5.0.3.1051, 5.0.3.1060, 5.0.3.1063)
  • 6.0 (builds 6.0.0.367, 6.0.0.379, 6.0.0.385, 6.0.0.400) 

You can check this under Help and Support > About in the Veeam Backup for Microsoft 365 console. To upgrade from earlier versions, please contact our Customer Support. After upgrading, your build number will change to 6.1.0.222.

Important Upgrade Information
  • Before you apply this update, be sure to review the ‘Upgrading Veeam Backup for Microsoft 365’ section of the Release Notes document.
  • For detailed information about this release, please refer to the Release Notes document.

What's New

  • Support for Microsoft Team chats backup using the new Teams Export APIs
    With this support, Veeam Backup for Microsoft 365 becomes one of the first backup vendors to achieve Microsoft Teams Backup and Restore Certification.
  • Built-in User protection report
    The new report provides statistical information on the protected and unprotected user accounts.
  • Meeting the GDPR requirements with the ability to remove backup data from archive tier repositories.
    Backup copies can be removed from low-cost storage on-demand via PowerShell.
  • SharePoint personal sites data restore is now available for end users via the Restore Portal
  • Search by object name in the Retrieve Backup Copy wizard

Performance Enhancements

  • Up to 3x better compression of backup data stored in object storage repositories
  • Up to 4.7x faster SharePoint and OneDrive incremental backups
  • Up to 4x faster backup of SharePoint and OneDrive items with thousands of versions
  • Up to 3.3x faster backup copy
  • Up to 10x higher saving rate for SharePoint sites backed up to Jet-based repositories
  • Up to 3.3x lower egress costs during backup copy
  • Up to 2x faster restore of SharePoint sites with a large number of lists and items
  • Up to 15% faster resolving of Teams objects during a backup job
  • Up to 10x faster restoring data retrieved from an archive tier repository
  • Up to 15x faster export of an Exchange mailbox data retrieved from an archive tier repository

Resolved Issues

  • The amount of transferred data is missing in the backup copy job summary.
  • A Backup job targeted at a backup repository located on an SMB share is stuck in the ‘Operation pending…’ state if the repository is inaccessible.
  • Backed up users exceeding the license count in a rental license remain with the ‘New’ status in all subsequent periods.
  • The limit/offset parameters are ignored when used in search requests on v5 REST endpoints.
  • Login attempts via REST APIs using the /token endpoint are missing in the REST service logs.
  • Unable to configure the Restore Portal application in the China and the US Government regions.
  • Hyperlink reference syntax in REST API v6 is different from REST API v5.
  • A folder is not displayed in Veeam Explorer when browsing intermediate restore points if the location of this folder within a source SharePoint site, OneDrive, or Microsoft Teams files has been changed between the backup job runs.
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