Updating Veeam Backup & Replication 11 or 11a

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    Apart from major version releases of Veeam Backup & Replication (e.g. 11, 11a), Veeam Software provides cumulative patches (e.g. Cumulative Patch P20210525 for v11, Cumulative Patch P20211211 for v11a). Cumulative patches contain bug fixes, performance enhancements and introduce new features.

    Prerequisites

    Before you install a cumulative patch for Veeam Backup & Replication 11 or 11a, check the following prerequisites:

    • Make sure you have Veeam Backup & Replication 11 (build 11.0.0.837) or 11a (build 11.0.1.1261) of any earlier patch level installed.

    For information on how to upgrade from product version 9.5 Update 4b or later, see Upgrading to Veeam Backup & Replication 11 or 11a.

    • Disable all Veeam Backup & Replication jobs and finish all restore processes.
    • Close Veeam Backup & Replication processes in the Task Manager.

    Performing Update

    To install the latest update for Veeam Backup & Replication 11 or 11a, perform the following steps:

    1. In case of v11, go to this Veeam KB article. In case of v11a, go to this Veeam KB article.
    2. In the Solution section of the Veeam KB article, click DOWNLOAD PATCH.
    3. Run the downloaded file to launch the update wizard.
    4. In the update wizard, click Next.
    5. Select the Update remote components automatically and click Install.

    For information on how to update Veeam Backup & Replication in the unattended mode, see Installing Updates in Unattended Mode.