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Veeam Backup & Replication 9.5 Update 4
Enterprise Manager User Guide

System Requirements

Make sure that servers that you plan to use as Veeam Backup Enterprise Manager infrastructure components meet system requirements listed below:

Veeam Backup Enterprise Manager

It is recommended to install the same product version on the Veeam Backup Enterprise Manager server and Veeam backup servers.




CPU: x64 processor

Memory: 4 GB RAM (minimum recommended).

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

Network: 1Gbps recommended due to backup performance considerations.


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

  • Microsoft Windows Server 2019
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2016
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2012 R2
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2012
  • Microsoft Windows 2008 R2 SP1
  • Microsoft Windows 2008 SP2
  • Microsoft Windows 10
  • Microsoft Windows 8.x
  • Microsoft Windows 7 SP1

SQL Server

Local or remote installation of the following versions of Microsoft SQL Server (both Full and Express Editions are supported):

  • Microsoft SQL Server 2017
  • Microsoft SQL Server 2016 (Microsoft SQL Server 2016 SP1 Express Edition is included in the setup)*
  • Microsoft SQL Server 2014 with Microsoft SQL Server 2014 Management Objects and Microsoft System CLR for SQL Server 2014
  • Microsoft SQL Server 2012 (Microsoft SQL Server 2012 SP4 Express Edition is included in the setup)**
  • Microsoft SQL Server 2008 R2
  • Microsoft SQL Server 2008


  • SQL Server 2008 databases and later with compatibility to SQL Server 2005 are not supported.
  • Veeam Backup Enterprise Manager configuration database can be deployed in Microsoft SQL AlwaysOn Availability Groups. For more information, see this Knowledge base article.

Other software

  • Microsoft .NET Framework 4.6 (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, support for extentionless URLs for IIS 7.0 or later, ASP.NET 4.5, .NET Extensibility 4.5 for IIS 8.0.
  • Directory Browsing component, Default Document component, HTTPS Errors component, Static Content component.
  • [Optional] For IIS 8.5, the URL rewrite module is required if you plan to use Self-service portal for vCloud Director or vSphere Self-Service portal.

Browsers: Microsoft Internet Explorer 11.0 or later, Microsoft Edge, latest versions of Mozilla Firefox and Google Chrome are supported. The browser must have JavaScript and WebSocket protocol enabled.

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

[Optional] For Agent Management features, Veeam Backup Enterprise Manager requires Veeam Agents 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)

*For machines running Microsoft Windows Server 2012 or later.
**For machines running Microsoft Windows 7, Microsoft Windows Server 2008 or Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2.



System Requirements Important!

To restore Microsoft Exchange items with Veeam Backup Enterprise Manager, Microsoft Exchange servers must be members of the same Microsoft Active Directory forest.



Veeam Cloud Connect Portal



Hardware and software

Refer to hardware system requirements and software system requirements for Veeam Backup Enterprise Manager.

Supported browsers

For PC:

  • 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 or Google Chrome for Android.

VMware vCloud Director (Optional)



VMware vCloud Director

Supported versions are 8.x up to 9.5.

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)




Refer to system requirements for the Microsoft Search Server version that you use in your environment.


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

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

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


  • Microsoft Search Server 2010 (including Express edition)
  • Microsoft Search Server 2008 (including Express edition)

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Veeam Agent Management Guide

Veeam Explorers User Guide

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Veeam Plug-ins for Enterprise Applications

PowerShell Reference

Veeam Explorers PowerShell Reference

RESTful API Reference

Required Permissions

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Veeam Backup for Microsoft Office 365 Documentation

Veeam ONE Documentation

Veeam Agent for Windows Documentation

Veeam Agent for Linux Documentation

Veeam Management Pack Documentation