System Requirements

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    Before you install Veeam MP for Hyper-V, make sure that your environment meets the following hardware and software requirements.

    NoteS

    1. Only English (US) Windows OS is fully QA tested for Veeam components. However Veeam will support customers using any other-language OS, to reproduce problems and establish if root cause is a language-related issue.
    2. Any system configuration which is not supported by the platform vendor (Microsoft, Hyper-V) is also unsupported by Veeam.

    Microsoft Hyper-V Infrastructure

    The Veeam MP for Hyper-V supports the following Hyper-V infrastructure components.

    Specification

    Requirement

    Hosts

    • Windows Server Hyper-V 2019
    • Windows Server Hyper-V 2016
    • Windows Server Hyper-V 2012 R2

    Notes:

    • Windows Server Core is supported.
    • Semi-Annual Channel (SAC) releases are supported.
    • Windows Nano Server (with Hyper-V role installed) is not supported.
    • Windows Server Hyper-V 2008 is not supported.

    SCVMM

    System Center Virtual Machine Manager (SCVMM) is not a requirement. However, the following versions are supported:

    • Microsoft System Center 2019 Virtual Machine Manager
    • Microsoft System Center 2016 Virtual Machine Manager
    • Microsoft System Center 2012 R2 Virtual Machine Manager

    Notes:

    • Semi-Annual Channel (SAC) releases are supported.
    • If you add a SCVMM server to Veeam Backup & Replication infrastructure, you must connect this SCVMM server with OpsMgr to ensure proper discovery of monitored object relations. For more information on how to connect SCVMM with OpsMgr, see this Microsoft KB article.

    Additional Software

    OpsMgr agents must be installed on every Hyper-V host.

    Note: For more information on system requirements for OpsMgr agents, see Microsoft Docs.

    Microsoft System Center Operations Manager

    The Veeam MP for Hyper-V supports the following versions and components of Microsoft System Center Operations Manager.

    Specification

    Requirement

    OpsMgr

    • Microsoft System Center Operations Manager 2019
    • Microsoft System Center Operations Manager 2016
    • Microsoft System Center Operations Manager 2012 R2

    Notes:

    • Semi-Annual Channel (SAC) releases are supported.
    • Make sure that the latest available updates for System Center Operations Manager are installed.

    Additional Software

    OpsMgr Reporting server and Data Warehouse (required for reporting).

    Important! Veeam MP reporting only supports Microsoft SQL Server 2012 SP3, SQL Server 2014, SQL Server 2016, SQL Server 2017 and SQL Server 2019 Reporting Services.

    Veeam Virtualization Extensions Service

    Veeam Virtualization Extensions Service maintains a central license pool for distribution to monitored Hyper-V hosts.

    Note

    Veeam Virtualization Extensions Service must be installed on an OpsMgr Management Server.

     

    Specification

    Requirement

    Hardware

    Hard disk space: minimum 2GB — required for .NET Framework installation, binaries and logfiles.

    Memory and Processor: processor architecture must be x64.

    Note: the Virtualization Extensions Service does not perform heavy-load data processing. The minimum hardware requirement for a SCOM management server will support the Virtualization Extensions Service with no significant additional load generated.

    OS

    • Microsoft Windows Server 2019
    • Microsoft Windows Server 2016
    • Microsoft Windows Server 2012 R2
    • Microsoft Windows Server 2012

    Notes:

    • Semi-Annual Channel (SAC) releases are supported.
    • All current operating system security updates and patches must be installed.

    Additional Software

    • Windows Remote Management must be enabled for the management server
    • Microsoft .NET Framework 4.0 or later
    • Windows PowerShell 2.0 or laterrequired for Veeam Virtualization Extensions Shell

    Veeam Virtualization Extensions UI (Veeam UI)

    The Veeam Virtualization Extensions User Interface is an IIS-based web application that allows authorized users to view discovered Hyper-V hosts, include/exclude hosts from monitoring and update the Veeam MP for Hyper-V license. Veeam UI can be installed together with the Veeam Virtualization Extensions Service, or on a separate machine.

    Specification

    Requirement

    Hardware

    Hard disk space: minimum 2GB — required for .NET Framework installation, binaries and logfiles.

    OS

    • Microsoft Windows Server 2019
    • Microsoft Windows Server 2016
    • Microsoft Windows Server 2012 R2
    • Microsoft Windows Server 2012

    Notes:

    • Semi-Annual Channel (SAC) releases are supported.
    • All current operating system security updates and patches must be installed.

    Additional Software

    • Microsoft Internet Information Services 7.0 or later (IIS with required features is installed as part of Veeam UI installation)
    • Microsoft .NET Framework 4.0 or later
    • Microsoft Internet Explorer 11 or later
    • Microsoft Edge 44 or later
    • Google Chrome 83.0 or later