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Veeam Backup & Replication 9.5
Enterprise Manager User Guide

System Requirements

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Veeam Backup Enterprise Manager

It is recommended that you install the same product version on the Veeam Backup Enterprise Manager server and Veeam backup servers. If you use different versions of Veeam Backup Enterprise Manager and Veeam Backup & Replication, you may not be able to leverage all features in Veeam Backup Enterprise Manager.




CPU: x64 processor

Memory: 4 GB RAM (recommended minimum).

Hard disk space: 2 GB on the system disk (required to extract all components from the setup package during the product installation).

Network: 1Gbit/sec recommended due to backup performance considerations.


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

  • Microsoft Windows Server 2016
  • Microsoft Windows 10
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2012 R2
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2012
  • Microsoft Windows 2008 R2 SP1
  • Microsoft Windows 2008 SP2
  • Microsoft Windows 8.x
  • Microsoft Windows 7 SP1

SQL Server

Local or remote installation of the following versions of Microsoft SQL Server are supported:

  • Microsoft SQL Server 2017
  • Microsoft SQL Server 2016
  • Microsoft SQL Server 2014 (Full and Express Edition)
    with Microsoft SQL Server 2014 Management Objects and Microsoft System CLR for SQL Server 2014
  • Microsoft SQL Server 2012 (Full and Express Edition; SP3 Express Edition is included in the setup)
  • Microsoft SQL Server 2008 R2 (Full and Express Edition)
  • Microsoft SQL Server 2008 (Full and Express Edition)


  • SQL Server 2008 and later databases with compatibility level that corresponds to SQL Server 2005, will not be supported.
  • If you plan to deploy Enterprise Manager database on a Microsoft SQL Server participating in the AlwaysOn Availability Group, follow the recommendations provided in the Veeam KB article: Also, consider that the AlwaysOn Availability Groups failover may cause jobs failure.

Other software

Microsoft .NET Framework 4.5.2 (included in the setup).

Microsoft Internet Information Services 7.0 or later: IIS 6 Metabase Compatibility and Windows Authentication components required for IIS 7.0, ASP.NET 4.5, .NET Extensibility 4.5 for IIS 8.0.
Also, the following components are needed: Directory Browsing component, Default Document component, HTTPS Errors component, Static Content component.

Note: If these components are not installed, they can be deployed automatically during the setup.

(optional) For IIS 8.5, the URL rewrite module is required if you plan to use Self-service portal for vCloud Director.

Browsers: Microsoft Internet Explorer 10.0 or later, Microsoft Edge, latest versions of Mozilla Firefox and Google Chrome are supported. The browser needs to have JavaScript enabled.

Microsoft Excel 2003 or later is required to view report data exported from Veeam Backup Enterprise Manager.

Veeam Agents (optional) if integrated with Veeam Backup & Replication v9.5 Update 2 (and later):

  • Veeam Agent for Linux 1.0 Update 1 (and later)
  • Veeam Agent for Windows 2.0 (and later)



System Requirements Important!

If you plan to restore Microsoft Exchange items from the Veeam Backup Enterprise Manager UI, you must install Veeam Backup Enterprise Manager on the domain member server from the Microsoft Active Directory forest in which Microsoft Exchange mailboxes are located.



Veeam Cloud Connect Portal

This component is installed during Veeam Backup Enterprise Manager setup. It can be open on desktop computers and portable devices; supported browsers are listed in the table below.



Hardware and software

Refer to corresponding system requirements for Veeam Backup Enterprise Manager.

Supported browsers

For desktop computers:

  • Microsoft Internet Explorer 10.0 or later
  • Microsoft Edge
  • latest versions of Mozilla Firefox and Google Chrome

For portable devices (tablets): latest versions of Apple Safari for iOS and Google Chrome for Android.

Support for VMware vCloud Director Machines (optional)

If your backup infrastructure includes VMware vCloud Director, Enterprise Manager web UI can be used to manage vCloud Director organization machines, as described in the corresponding sections of this guide.



VMware vCloud Director

Supported versions are 9.1, 9.0, 8.20, 8.10, 8.0, 5.6, 5.5.

Other software

If your Enterprise Manager deployment uses IIS 8.5, then URL rewrite module is required to work with Veeam Self-service portal for vCloud Director.

Veeam Backup Search (optional)

This optional component is included in the installation package to provide backward compatibility with existing deployment. For a new deployment, there is no need to install this extra component, since all operations related to machine guest OS file system indexing and search will be performed by Veeam's proprietary built-in indexing engine. If you need, however, to install or repair Veeam Backup Search, see the requirements below.




Refer to corresponding Microsoft Search Server version system requirements.


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

  • Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2  
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2008
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003

All the latest service packs and security updates should be installed.


Microsoft Search Server 2010 (including Express edition)

Microsoft Search Server 2008 (including Express edition)

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