Upgrading Veeam Backup & Replication Console

To perform upgrade of Veeam Backup & Replication console to version 12.1, you must be running version 10a (build or later on the supported operating system (refer to the System Requirements section of this document). For information on upgrade from earlier versions, see this Veeam KB article.

Use the Veeam Backup & Replication Console Upgrade wizard to install the product.

  1. Start the upgrade wizard.
  2. Select the Veeam Backup & Replication console as a component to upgrade.
  3. Read and accept the license agreement.
  4. Review the components that will be upgraded.
  5. Install missing software.
  6. Begin upgrade.

Starting from Veeam Backup & Replication 11a (build, there is an alternative method to upgrade the Veeam Backup & Replication console. If you connect the remote console to the backup server of a later version, the console requests the upgrade. Click Yes to upgrade it to the version of the backup server.


You cannot downgrade the Veeam Backup & Replication console by connecting to a backup server of an earlier version. In this case, you have to either upgrade the backup server to the version of the console or reinstall the console of an earlier version.

You can also use this approach to install minor updates on the Veeam Backup & Replication console.

Upgrading Veeam Backup & Replication Console 

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