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Veeam Backup & Replication 9.5
User Guide for VMware vSphere


Veeam Backup & Replication provides detailed logging of performed activities, initiated jobs, Veeam Data Movers work and so on.

On the backup server, log files are stored in the following folder: %ProgramData%\Veeam\Backup.

Veeam Backup & Replication keeps a separate log file for each of its components: Veeam Shell, Veeam Backup Service, Veeam Guest Catalog Service, Veeam vPower NFS Service, Veeam Installer, Veeam Data Mover and performed jobs.

In addition to logs stored on the backup server, log files are also stored on all servers added to the backup infrastructure:

  • On Linux servers and ESX(i) hosts, logs are stored in the following directory: /var/log/VeeamBackup/ or /tmp/VeeamBackup
  • On Microsoft Windows servers, logs are stored in the following directory: %ProgramData%\Veeam\Backup

You can collect log files from the backup server and servers managed by Veeam Backup & Replication using the Export Logs wizard.

Logging Note:

If you export logs from the Veeam Backup & Replication console, the exported logs will be copied to the machine where the console is installed. The log archive will also contain logs from the console machine.

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