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Veeam Backup & Replication 9.5
User Guide for VMware vSphere

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:
  1. Microsoft SQL Server 2008 or later (all editions including Express Edition are supported)
  2. Microsoft Visual C++ 2010 Service Pack 1 Redistributable Package
  3. Microsoft SQL Server 2014 System CLR Types
  4. Microsoft SQL Server 2014 Management Objects
  1. [For Veeam Backup Enterprise Manager server]. Pre-install the following components on the target machine:
  1. Microsoft SQL Server 2008 or later (all editions including Express Edition are supported)
  2. Microsoft Visual C++ 2010 Service Pack 1 Redistributable Package
  3. Microsoft SQL Server 2014 System CLR Types
  4. Microsoft SQL Server 2014 Management Objects
  5. IIS components: Default Document Component, Directory Browsing Component, HTTP Errors Component, Static Content Component, Windows Authentication Component, URL Rewrite Module 2.0
  6. Update 4.0.3 for Microsoft .NET Framework 4.0 (see KB 2600211 at http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2600211)
  1. Download the Veeam Backup & Replication installation image from the Veeam website. You can burn the downloaded image to a CD/DVD 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 free functionality mode.
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