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Veeam Availability Console 2.0
Deployment Guide

Veeam Backup Agent Management

To manage large environments with more than 1000 Veeam backup agents, use the following sizing recommendations.

Veeam Availability Console

For Veeam Availability Console, use a server that meets the following requirements:

Managed Computers

< 1 000

1 000 - 2 000

2 000 - 5 000

< 10 000

CPU

4 vCPUs

4 vCPUs

6 vCPUs

8 vCPUs

Memory

4 - 6 GB

8 GB

10 GB

12 GB

Microsoft SQL Server

Veeam Availability Console ships with the Microsoft SQL Server Express edition. The Express edition is recommended for POC, trial and small-scale environments. For production deployments, use Microsoft SQL Server Standard and higher.

Microsoft SQL Server that hosts the Veeam Availability Console database must meet the following requirements:

Managed Computers

< 1 000

1 000 - 2 000

2 000 - 5 000

< 10 000

CPU

4 vCPUs

4 vCPUs

6 vCPUs

8 vCPUs

Memory

4 GB

6 GB

8 GB

16 GB

Database Size*
(approximate values)

35 MB per day/

15 GB in a year

65 MB per day/

25 GB in a year

160 MB per day/

55 GB in a year

330 MB per day/

120 GB in a year

Minimal Reservation for Temp DB
(approximate values)

1 GB

2 GB

7 GB

20 GB

* Under the condition that Veeam backup agents are scheduled to perform backup once a day, and Veeam backup agents job history data retention is set to 1 year. After 1 year, the database growth is minimal.

Traffic Channel

Traffic channel on the service provider side must comply with the following requirements.

Managed Computers

< 1 000

1 000 - 2 000

2 000 - 5 000

< 10 000

Management agent traffic per day*

0.58 GB

1.17 GB

2.92 GB

5.98 GB

Minimum bandwidth

1Mbit/sec

2 Mbit/sec

4 Mbit/sec

9 Mbit/sec

Peak bandwidth usage

2 Mbit/sec

3 Mbit/sec

6 Mbit/sec

14 Mbit/sec

* Under the condition that Veeam backup agents are scheduled to perform backup once a day.

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