NEW Veeam Agent for Linux v2

Availability for public cloud and physical workloads

Back up Linux-based servers and workstations with ease.
Back up Linux-based servers and workstations with ease.
As IT organizations look to run more Linux-based workloads in the public cloud, it is important to ensure they are backed up and can be recovered in order to avoid business disruption. However, backing up and recovering Linux instances is often cumbersome or expensive, requiring manual intervention and consuming an IT administrator’s valuable time.
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Veeam Agent for Linux

Ensure the Availability of your Linux workloads, regardless of if they’re deployed in the public cloud or on premises.

With Veeam Agent for Linux, you get the following benefits:

  • Backup anywhere: Protect an entire computer or create volume-level and file-level backups of Linux instances running in the cloud or on premises
  • Flexible recovery: Perform on-premises restores from backups of individual cloud instances or cloud restores of on-premises backups
  • Integration with Veeam Backup & Replication™: Take full advantage of Veeam backup repositories as target locations, leverage existing capabilities for file-level recovery — and more!

And, Veeam Agent for Linux is also backed by Veeam’s enterprise-class, 24.7.365 technical support!

What’s New in v2

NEW Veeam Agent for Linux v2 — a key component of the Veeam Availability Platform — offers new features and capabilities designed to enhance the level of Availability for your Linux-based cloud instances, physical servers and workstations.

Veeam Agent for Linux v2 includes:

  • Agent management within Veeam Availability Suite2: Streamline the discovery, deployment and centralized management of Veeam Agents and gain visibility into all Veeam backups and restores
  • Active full backups: Meet your company backup policies by scheduling periodic active full backups as needed
  • Back up off site through Veeam Cloud Connect: Get your backups off site to the cloud with fully integrated, fast and secure backup, and restore functionality — through a Veeam-powered service provider
  • Source-side encryption: Encrypt your Linux backup data at the source, before it leaves the protected computer — thus protecting your data in flight and at rest on any backup target

Backup features

Backup modes in Veeam Agent for Linux
Backup modes in Veeam Agent for Linux

Backup options in Veeam Agent for Linux include:

  • Entire computer, volume-level and file-level backup: Get image-based backup for specific volumes and files or the entire system
  • Support for multiple jobs1: Schedule multiple Linux backup jobs for more specific RPO and different backup configurations
  • Pre-freeze/post-thaw snapshot scripts1: Specify scripts for application-aware processing to create transactionally consistent backups
  • Built-in snapshot and changed block tracking (CBT) drivers: Get true incremental backups enabled by Veeam’s kernel module with built-in volume snapshot and CBT capabilities
  • Console UI or command line: Utilize the user-friendly UI or a more traditional command-line interface (via veeamconfig command) — making it perfect for any IT administrator
  • Integration with Veeam Backup & Replication*: Leverage Veeam backup repositories as target locations, unlocking existing capabilities for file-level recovery and helping to get your on-premises backups off site

Recovery features

Veeam Agent for Linux enables fast recovery for your Linux instances, which translates into increased uptime. Perform on-premises restores from backups of individual instances in the public cloud or perform cloud-based restores of on-premises backups.

Recovery options include:

  • Bare-metal restore: Restore your entire system to the same or different hardware
  • Volume-level restore: Restore an entire volume from your Linux cloud instance or on-premises backup
  • File-level restore: Browse for and restore individual files
Perform restores quickly and easily with Veeam Agent for Linux
Perform restores quickly and easily with Veeam Agent for Linux

Bootable recovery media

Veeam Recovery Media for Linux
Veeam Recovery Media for Linux

Troubleshoot issues using the available recovery media, which includes the following options:

  • Restore volumes: Restore an entire volume from your Linux cloud instance or on-premises backups
  • Restore files: Browse backups and restore individual files
  • Configure network: Obtain network settings from a DHCP server to allow you to browse to a backup on a network share
  • Switch to command line: Use the command line to perform all of the same functions you can with the built-in UI and get access to advanced system tools
  • Reboot: Initiate a reboot of your Linux cloud instance or on-premises server or workstation

BaaS for the entire environment

Veeam Cloud & Service Provider (VCSP) partners can now include Veeam Agent for Linux backups with their overall offerings to customers. Using the Veeam Backup & Replication console, VCSP partners can manage Linux backups along with their customers’ other Veeam backups.

24.7.365 technical support

A true Availability solution must come with technical support that's there when you need it. Both Server and Workstation licenses of Veeam Agent for Linux include Veeam’s industry-leading, 24.7.365 technical support.

Supported system environments

Veeam Agent for Linux is distributed as both RPM and DEB packages. It supports any Linux kernel from version 2.6.32 and above as long as you use the default kernel of your distribution, which means even old installations can be protected. For more information, please review the product datasheet or User Guide.
  
1 Server license only
2 Requires Veeam Availability Suite 9.5 Update 3 or later
* Requires Veeam Backup & Replication 9.5 Update 1 or later

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