Before You Begin

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    Before you create a virtual lab, check the following prerequisites:

    • A valid license for Enterprise edition of Veeam Backup & Replication must be installed on the backup server.
    • You can configure a virtual lab on the following types of hosts:
      • Microsoft Windows Server 2019 with the Hyper-V role enabled
      • Microsoft Hyper‑V Server 2019
      • Microsoft Windows Server 2016 with the Hyper-V role enabled
      • Microsoft Hyper‑V Server 2016
      • Microsoft Windows Server 2012 R2 with the Hyper-V role enabled
      • Microsoft Hyper-V Server 2012 R2
      • Microsoft Windows Server 2012 with the Hyper-V role enabled
      • Microsoft Hyper‑V Server 2012
    • You can verify backups of VMs running on the following platforms:
      • Microsoft Windows Server 2019 with the Hyper-V role enabled
      • Microsoft Hyper‑V Server 2019
      • Microsoft Windows Server 2016 with the Hyper-V role enabled
      • Microsoft Hyper‑V Server 2016
      • Microsoft Windows Server 2012 R2 with the Hyper-V role enabled
      • Microsoft Hyper-V Server 2012 R2
      • Microsoft Windows Server 2012 with the Hyper-V role enabled
      • Microsoft Hyper-V Server 2012
      • Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2 with the Hyper-V role enabled
      • Microsoft Hyper-V Server 2008 R2