Upgrading Veeam Agent for Microsoft Windows

For Veeam Agent for Microsoft Windows, upgrade to newer versions is supported. You can start the upgrade process from the Veeam Agent control panel when the new version becomes available. To learn how to check for product updates, see Checking for New Product Versions and Updates.

During the upgrade process, configuration and backup files that were created with the previous version of Veeam Agent are not impacted in any way.

To upgrade Veeam Agent for Microsoft Windows:

  1. Double-click the Veeam Agent icon in the system tray, or right-click the Veeam Agent icon in the system tray and select Control Panel.
  2. Open the About tab.
  3. If the new version of Veeam Agent is available, click Download.
  4. When the download is complete, click Install to run the setup archive.
  5. To upgrade Veeam Agent, you must accept the license agreement. Read the license agreement, select the I agree to the Veeam End User License Agreement check box and click Update.

 

Upgrading Veeam Agent for Microsoft Windows Note:

Consider the following:

  • In some cases, upgrade to the new version of Veeam Agent may require computer reboot.
  • You can also download the Veeam Agent setup archive from this Veeam webpage. Save the downloaded archive on the computer where you plan to install the new version of the product and double-click the setup archive to start the upgrade.
  • After you upgrade Veeam Agent to version 4.0 or later, you must obtain and install a new license. To learn more, see Upgrading License.

Unattended Upgrade

You can upgrade Veeam Agent to a newer version in the unattended mode using the same command that is used for unattended installation. To learn more, see Installing Veeam Agent for Microsoft Windows in Unattended Mode.

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