Virtualization Servers and Hosts

You can add the following types of servers and hosts to the backup infrastructure:

You can add physical machines and VMs to the backup infrastructure and assign different roles to them. The table below describes which roles can be assigned to the different types of servers.

Server Type

Source Host

Target Host

Backup Proxy

Backup Repository

VMware vSphere Server
(standalone ESXi host or vCenter Server)

Virtualization Servers and Hosts 

Virtualization Servers and Hosts 

Virtualization Servers and Hosts 

Virtualization Servers and Hosts 

VMware vCloud Director

Virtualization Servers and Hosts 

Virtualization Servers and Hosts 

Virtualization Servers and Hosts 

Virtualization Servers and Hosts 

Microsoft Windows server

Virtualization Servers and Hosts 

Virtualization Servers and Hosts 

Virtualization Servers and Hosts 

Virtualization Servers and Hosts 

Linux server

Virtualization Servers and Hosts 

Virtualization Servers and Hosts 

Virtualization Servers and Hosts 

Virtualization Servers and Hosts 

 

Virtualization Servers and Hosts Note:

You can also add the following servers:

  • VMware vSphere servers. For more information on how to add servers, see the Adding VMware vSphere Servers section in the Veeam Backup & Replication User Guide for VMware vSphere.
  • Veeam Backup for AWS servers. For more information on how to add servers, see the Deployment and Configuration section in the Plug-in for Veeam Backup for AWS User Guide.
  • Nutanix AHV clusters. For more information on how to add clusters, see the Deployment section in the Veeam Backup for Nutanix AHV User Guide.

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