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Veeam Backup Free Edition 9.5
User Guide

Universal Storage Integration API

Veeam Backup Free Edition offers built-in integrations with storage systems to help decrease impact on the production environment and significantly improve RPOs. Storage vendors, in turn, can leverage Veeam Universal Storage API framework to integrate their storage solutions with Veeam Backup Free Edition. With this kind of integration Veeam Backup Free Edition uses snapshots of Universal Storage API integrated systems to perform disaster recovery operations.

The following storage systems are supported:

  • INFINIDAT InfiniBox
  • Pure Storage FlashArray

To start working with Universal Storage API integrated systems, you must perform the following steps:

  1. Download the corresponding storage system plug-in from
  • INFINIDAT Plug-In for Veeam Backup & Replication
  • Pure Storage Plug-In for Veeam Backup & Replication
  1. Run the setup wizard to install the plug-in.
  2. Configure the backup infrastructure for storage snapshots.

After that, you can use Universal Storage API integrated storage snapshots for data protection and disaster recovery operations.

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