Upgrading from Veeam Availability for Nutanix AHV 1.0
Veeam Backup for Nutanix AHV 2.0 is a new version of Veeam Availability for Nutanix AHV. If you want to upgrade from Veeam Availability for Nutanix AHV 1.0 to AHV Backup Proxy 2.0, do the following. Note that the proxy appliance VM must be turned on before you start the upgrade process.
- Upgrade Veeam Backup & Replication to version 10 or later. Fore instructions, see the Upgrading to Veeam Backup & Replication 10 section of the Veeam Backup & Replication User Guide.
- On the Veeam Backup & Replication server, install Veeam AHV Plug-in. Note that Veeam Backup & Replication must be version 10 or later.
- In the Veeam Backup & Replication console, add the AHV cluster to the Veeam Backup & Replication infrastructure.
- In the Veeam Backup & Replication console, add AHV Backup Proxy. Note that at the Deployment Mode step of the New Nutanix Proxy wizard, you must select the Connect proxy option. With this option, you can register the existing proxy appliance of Veeam Availability for Nutanix AHV 1.0.
Note that in the Virtual Machine step of the wizard, you must specify the number of vCPU core, RAM size, and the number of concurrent tasks. Otherwise, the AHV Backup Proxy VM will have the default configuration: 4 concurrent tasks, 4 vCPU, 4GB RAM.
After you add AHV Backup Proxy, it will be automatically updated to version 2.0. All the configuration settings (AHV backup proxy settings, jobs, events) will be automatically saved and transferred to the new AHV Backup Proxy.