System Requirements

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    Before you start using Veeam Plug-in for Oracle RMAN, make sure the following requirements are met.

    Supported OSes

    Veeam Plug-in for Oracle RMAN is supported for the following OSes:

    • Microsoft Windows:
    • Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2
    • Microsoft Windows Server 2012/2012 R2
    • Microsoft Windows Server 2016
    • Microsoft Windows Server 2019

    Note

    The Veeam Plug-in for Oracle RMAN installation wizard also installs Microsoft .NET Framework 4.6 if it does not detect this component on the machine during the product installation.

    • Linux:
    • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11, 12, 15 (x86 and x86_64)
    • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.48.x (x86 and x86_64)
    • Oracle Linux 6.48.x (x86 and x86_64)
    • CentOS 6.48.x (x86 and x86_64): For non-production environments, as it is not officially supported by Oracle for their databases.
    • Unix:
    • Oracle Solaris 10, 11 (x86_64, SPARC)
    • AIX 6.1, 7.1, 7.2

    Oracle Database

    Veeam Plug-in for Oracle RMAN supports Oracle Database 11gR2, 12c, 18c, 19c, 21с: Standard and Enterprise Edition (Express Edition is not supported).

    Supported Oracle RMAN features

    Veeam Plug-in for Oracle RMAN will be registered as an SBT_TAPE device. All Oracle RMAN functionality that is supported with the SBT_TAPE device type will work (including RAC, ASM and Container DBS).

    Veeam Backup & Replication

    Mind the following compatibility of Veeam Backup & Replication and Veeam Plug-in versions:

    • Veeam Plug-in for Oracle RMAN 11.0.101.1264 supports integration only with Veeam Backup & Replication version 11a Cumulative Patch P20211211 or later.
    • Veeam Plug-in for Oracle RMAN 11.0.100.1261 (11a Cumulative Patch P20211123) supports integration with Veeam Backup & Replication version 11, 11a.
    • Veeam Plug-in for Oracle RMAN 11 supports integration only with Veeam Backup & Replication version 11.
    • Veeam Plug-in for Oracle RMAN 10.0.1.4854 (10a Cumulative Patch 20201202) supports integration with Veeam Backup & Replication version 10, 11.
    • Veeam Plug-in for Oracle RMAN 10 (earlier than 10.0.1.4854) supports integration only with Veeam Backup & Replication version 10.
    • Veeam Plug-in for Oracle RMAN 9.5 Update 4 supports integration with Veeam Backup & Replication version 9.5 Update 4, 9.5 Update 4a, and 9.5 Update 4b, 10.

    Note that if you want to use the latest functionality, you must upgrade both Veeam Backup & Replication and Veeam Plug-in to the latest version.

    Network

    Veeam Plug-in should be able to establish a direct IP connection to the Veeam Backup & Replication server. Thus, Veeam Plug-in cannot work with the Veeam Backup & Replication server that is located behind the NAT gateway.