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Standalone and Managed Operation Modes

Veeam Agent for Microsoft Windows can operate in two modes: standalone mode and managed mode.

  • Standalone mode — in this mode, Veeam Agent for Microsoft Windows operates as a standalone product. To use Veeam Agent operating in the standalone mode, you must manually install the product directly on the computer whose data you want to protect.

For Veeam Agent for Microsoft Windows operating in the standalone mode, data protection, disaster recovery, and administration tasks are performed in Veeam Agent by a user. You can also use Veeam Agent operating in the standalone mode with Veeam Backup & Replication. In this scenario, you can use a Veeam backup repository as a target location for Veeam Agent backups and use the Veeam Backup & Replication console to perform a number of tasks with Veeam Agent backup jobs and backups.

The current User Guide covers subjects related to Veeam Agent for Microsoft Windows operating in the standalone mode only.

  • Managed mode — in this mode, Veeam Agent for Microsoft Windows operates under control from Veeam Backup & Replication. To use Veeam Agent operating in the managed mode, you must deploy the product remotely from Veeam Backup & Replication.

For Veeam Agent for Microsoft Windows operating in the managed mode, product deployment, data protection, disaster recovery, and administration tasks are performed by a backup administrator in the Veeam Backup & Replication console.

Features and limitations of Veeam Agent for Microsoft Windows operating in the managed mode are different from those in the standalone mode. To learn about Veeam Agent operating in the managed mode, see Veeam Agent Management Guide.

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