Veeam Backup & Replication 9.5 Update 4
User Guide for VMware vSphere
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Before You Begin

Before you start unattended installation, make sure that you perform the following steps:

  1. [For backup server] Pre-install the following components on the target machine:
    • Microsoft SQL Server 2008 or later (all editions including Express Edition are supported)
    • Microsoft .NET Framework 4.6
    • Microsoft SQL Server 2014 System CLR Types
    • Microsoft Universal C Runtime
    • Microsoft Report Viewer Redistributable 2015
    • Microsoft SQL Server 2014 Management Objects
  1. [For Veeam Explorers] Make sure that the version of a Veeam Explorer that you plan to install matches the version of the Veeam Backup & Replication console on the target machine.
  2. [For Veeam Backup Enterprise Manager server] Pre-install the following components on the target machine:
    • Microsoft SQL Server 2008 or later (all editions including Express Edition are supported)
    • Microsoft SQL Server 2014 System CLR Types
    • Microsoft Universal C Runtime
    • Microsoft Report Viewer Redistributable 2015
    • Microsoft SQL Server 2014 Management Objects
    • IIS components: Default Document Component, Directory Browsing Component, HTTP Errors Component, Static Content Component, Windows Authentication Component, URL Rewrite Module 2.0
    • Update 4.0.3 for Microsoft .NET Framework 4.0

For more information, see this Microsoft KB article.

  1. Download the Veeam Backup & Replication installation image from the Veeam website. You can burn the downloaded image to a flash drive or mount the image to the target machine using disk image emulation software.
  2. Check the system requirements. For more information, see System Requirements.
  3. Log on to the target machine under the account that has the local Administrator permissions on the machine. For more information, see Required Permissions.
  4. Obtain a license file. The license file is required for Veeam Backup Enterprise Manager installation and is optional for Veeam Backup & Replication installation. If you do not specify a path to the license file during Veeam Backup & Replication installation, Veeam Backup & Replication will operate in the Community Edition mode.
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