Before you add a Microsoft Windows server to the backup infrastructure, check network connection settings of this server.
- File and printer sharing must be enabled in network connection settings of the added Microsoft Windows server. On every connected Microsoft Windows server, Veeam Backup Free Edition deploys two components:
- Veeam Installer Service
- Veeam Data Mover Service
If file and printer sharing is not enabled, Veeam Backup Free Edition will fail to deploy these components.
Mind the following limitations:
You cannot add Microsoft Nano Servers as Microsoft Windows servers to the backup infrastructure.