System Requirements

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    Make sure that servers on which you plan to deploy Veeam Cloud Connect infrastructure components meet system requirements listed below.

    Cloud Gateway

    Specification

    Requirement

    Hardware

    CPU: x86 or x86-64 processor.

    Memory: OS requirements plus Cloud Gateway Service requirements. A single connection from a tenant consumes around 512 KB of memory. 1 GB of memory in a cloud gateway can be used to receive up to 2,000 concurrent connections.

    Disk Space: 300 MB.

    Network: 1 Gbps LAN.

    OS

    32-bit and 64-bit versions of the following operating systems are supported:

    • Microsoft Windows Server 2019
    • Microsoft Windows Server 2016
    • Microsoft Windows Server Semi-Annual Channel (from version 1803 to version 20H2)
    • Microsoft Windows Server 2012 R2
    • Microsoft Windows Server 2012
    • Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1
    • Microsoft Windows 10 (from version 1803 to version 20H2)
    • Microsoft Windows 8.1
    • Microsoft Windows 7 SP1

    Veeam Backup Server

    To learn about system requirements for Veeam backup servers deployed on the SP side and tenant side, see the System Requirements section in the Veeam Backup & Replication User Guide.

    In addition to requirements listed in the Veeam Backup & Replication User Guide, the SP backup server must meet the following requirements:

    Specification

    Requirement

    Hardware

    Memory: 8 GB RAM minimum, 16 GB RAM for installations with more than 100 parallel tenant tasks.

    The following recommendations help improve data processing performance for the SP backup server:

    Specification

    Recommendation

    SQL Database

    It is recommended to use the following versions of Microsoft SQL Server installed on a dedicated server:

    • Microsoft SQL Server 2019 Standard or Enterprise Edition
    • Microsoft SQL Server 2017 Standard or Enterprise Edition
    • Microsoft SQL Server 2016 Standard or Enterprise Edition

    For installations with more than 100 parallel tenant tasks, consider performance tuning. To learn more, see Performance Tuning.

    Cloud Repository

    To learn about system requirements for backup repositories used as cloud repositories, see the System Requirements section in the Veeam Backup & Replication User Guide.

    WAN Accelerator

    To learn about system requirements for WAN accelerators deployed on the SP side and on tenant side, see the System Requirements section in the Veeam Backup & Replication User Guide.