Step 6. Review Default Installation Settings

At the Ready to Install step of the wizard, you can select to install Veeam Backup & Replication with default installation settings or specify custom installation settings.

  • To use the default installation settings, click Install.
  • To use custom installation settings, click Customize Settings. The setup wizard will include additional steps that will let you configure installation settings.

The table below lists the default installation settings.

Setting

Default Value

Description

Installation folder

C:\Program Files\Veeam\Backup and Replication

Folder where Veeam Backup & Replication will be installed.

vPower cache folder

C:\ProgramData\Veeam\Backup\IRCache

The IRCache folder on a volume with the maximum amount of free space. The IR cache folder stores the write cache for machines that are started from backups during recovery verification or restore operations. Make sure that you have at least 10 GB of free disk space to store the write cache.

Guest catalog folder

C:\VBRCatalog

The VBRCatalog folder on a volume with the maximum amount of free space.

The guest catalog folder stores indexing data for VM guest OS files. Indexing data is required for browsing and searching for VM guest OS files inside backups and performing 1-click restore.

Service account

LOCAL SYSTEM

Account under which the Veeam Backup Service runs.

Database engine

PostgreSQL

The setup wizard installs PostgreSQL 15.1 as a database engine locally on the Veeam Backup & Replication server.

SQL server

<host_name>:5432

The local host name and port number to be used by SQL server.

Database name

VeeamBackup

The setup deploys the Veeam Backup & Replication configuration database on the locally installed instance of PostgreSQL.

Catalog service port

9393

The catalog service port is used by the Veeam Guest Catalog Service to replicate catalog data from backup servers to Veeam Backup Enterprise Manager.

Service port

9392

The service port is used by Veeam Backup Enterprise Manager to collect data from backup servers. In addition to it, the Veeam Backup & Replication console uses this service port to connect to the backup server.

Secure connections port

9401

The secure connections port is used by the mount server to communicate with the backup server.

REST API service port

9419

This service port is used to access the Veeam Backup & Replication REST API.

Check for updates

Automatically

Veeam Backup & Replication will check for product updates weekly. When a new product build is published on the Veeam update server, a notification is displayed in the Windows Action Center.

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