Required Backup Job Settings

This requirement applies to backup jobs created by Veeam Backup & Replication.

When you create a backup job, make sure to enable the application-aware image processing option. For more information, see the Specify Guest Processing Settings section of the Veeam Backup & Replication User Guide.


By default, Exchange transaction logs will be truncated upon successful backup. To keep transaction logs for further processing by a third-party application, select the Exchange server VM from the list, click Edit and on the General tab select Perform copy only.

Support for Database Availability Groups (DAG)

Veeam Backup & Replication supports any configuration of DAGs. In particular, having all the databases active on a single node or with the active databases on each node. Transaction logs will be truncated on all DAG members.

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