Backup Target

Backup can be performed to the storage targets listed below.

Veeam Agent Backup Jobs Managed by Backup Server

  • [For Veeam Agent for Microsoft Windows 6.1, Veeam Agent for Linux 6.1, Veeam Agent for IBM AIX 4.1, Veeam Agent for Oracle Solaris 4.1 and Veeam Agent for Mac 2.1] Veeam Backup & Replication version 12.1 backup repository
  • [For Veeam Agent for Microsoft Windows 6.0, Veeam Agent for Linux 6.0, Veeam Agent for IBM AIX 4.0, Veeam Agent for Oracle Solaris 4.0 and Veeam Agent for Mac 2.0] Veeam Backup & Replication version 12.0 or later backup repository
  • Veeam Cloud Connect 12.0 or later cloud repository

Veeam Agent Backup Jobs Managed by Veeam Agent

  • Local (internal) storage of the protected computer (not recommended)
  • Direct attached storage (DAS), such as USB, eSATA or Firewire external drives, and raw device mapping (RDM) volumes

Backup Target IMPORTANT

[For Veeam Agent for Microsoft Windows] Storage devices with the exFAT file system are not supported as a backup target.

  • Network Attached Storage (NAS) able to represent itself as an SMB (CIFS) share
  • Network Attached Storage (NAS) able to represent itself as an NFS share (for backups of Linux and Unix computers only)
  • On-premises and cloud-based object storage (except backups of Unix computers)
  • [For Veeam Agent for Microsoft Windows 6.1, Veeam Agent for Linux 6.1, Veeam Agent for IBM AIX 4.1, Veeam Agent for Oracle Solaris 4.1 and Veeam Agent for Mac 2.1] Veeam Backup & Replication version 12.1 backup repository
  • [For Veeam Agent for Microsoft Windows 6.0, Veeam Agent for Linux 6.0, Veeam Agent for IBM AIX 4.0, Veeam Agent for Oracle Solaris 4.0 and Veeam Agent for Mac 2.0] Veeam Backup & Replication version 12.0 or later backup repository
  • Veeam Cloud Connect 12.0 or later cloud repository

Backup Target IMPORTANT

Veeam Cloud Connect repository is not supported as a backup and backup copy target for the following Veeam Agents:

  • Veeam Agent for IBM AIX
  • Veeam Agent for Oracle Solaris
  • Veeam Agent for Linux on Power