Virtualization Servers and Hosts

You can add the following types of servers and hosts to the backup infrastructure:

  • Microsoft Hyper-V Server
  • Microsoft SMB3 Server
  • Microsoft Windows Server
  • Linux Server
  • You can add physical machines and VMs to the backup infrastructure and assign different roles to them. The table below describes which roles can be assigned to the different types of servers. 

    Server Type

    Source Host

    Target Host

    Off-Host Backup Proxy

    Backup Repository

    Microsoft Hyper-V Server
    (standalone Microsoft Hyper-V host, SCVMM or Hyper-V cluster)

    Virtualization Servers and Hosts 

    Virtualization Servers and Hosts 

    Virtualization Servers and Hosts 

    Virtualization Servers and Hosts
    (not recommended)

    Microsoft SMB3 server

    Virtualization Servers and Hosts 

    Virtualization Servers and Hosts 

    Virtualization Servers and Hosts 

    Virtualization Servers and Hosts 

    Microsoft Windows server

    Virtualization Servers and Hosts 

    Virtualization Servers and Hosts 

    Virtualization Servers and Hosts 

    Virtualization Servers and Hosts 

    Linux server

    Virtualization Servers and Hosts 

    Virtualization Servers and Hosts 

    Virtualization Servers and Hosts 

    Virtualization Servers and Hosts 

     

    Virtualization Servers and Hosts Note:

    You can also add the following servers:

    • Hyper-V servers. For more information on how to add servers, see the Adding Microsoft Hyper-V Servers section in the Veeam Backup & Replication User Guide for Microsoft Hyper-V.
    • Veeam Backup for AWS servers. For more information on how to add servers, see the Deployment and Configuration section in the Plug-in for Veeam Backup for AWS User Guide.
    • Nutanix AHV clusters. For more information on how to add clusters, see the Deployment section in the Veeam Backup for Nutanix AHV User Guide.

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