Upgrading to Version 3.0

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    If you want to upgrade AHV Backup Proxy from version 2.0 or 2.1 to 3.0, do the following:

    1. Make sure the AHV Backup Proxy VM is turned on before you start the upgrade process.
    2. Make sure there are no running jobs or restore sessions. We do not recommend to stop running jobs but let them complete successfully. Disable any periodic and backup copy jobs temporarily to prevent them from starting during the upgrade.
    3. Upgrade Veeam Backup & Replication to version 11a (build 11.0.1.1261 or later). For more information, see Upgrading to Veeam Backup & Replication 11 section of the Veeam Backup & Replication User Guide.
    1. During the upgrading process, the wizard will automatically upgrade Veeam AHV Plug-in to version 3.0.
    2. Open the Veeam Backup & Replication console. The upgrade wizard will appear and prompt you to upgrade the product components. Follow the wizard to complete the upgrade process for AHV backup infrastructure components.

    Note

    The update process may take up to one hour.

    Upgrading from Veeam Availability for Nutanix AHV 1.0

    Important

    Veeam Availability for Nutanix AHV 1.0 is no longer supported. If you are using version 1.0, we highly recommend to upgrade it to AHV Backup Proxy 3.0.

    Before upgrading Veeam Availability for Nutanix AHV to Veeam Backup for Nutanix AHV 3.0, create a configuration backup for rollback in case of necessity. For that doing the following:

    1. Click the gear icon on the main menu and select Appliance Settings.
    2. At the Summary tab of the Appliance Settings section, click Configuration Backup.  
    3. Select both Common and Events, input password and click Download.

    To upgrade from Veeam Availability for Nutanix AHV 1.0 to AHV Backup Proxy 3.0, do the following:

    1. Make sure the proxy appliance VM is turned on before you start the upgrade process.
    2. Upgrade Veeam Backup & Replication to version 11a (build 11.0.1.1261 or later). For more information, see Upgrading to Veeam Backup & Replication 11 section of the Veeam Backup & Replication User Guide.
    1. On the Veeam Backup & Replication server, install Veeam AHV Plug-in.
    2. In the Veeam Backup & Replication console, add the AHV cluster to the Veeam Backup & Replication infrastructure.
    1. 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, 4 GB RAM.  

    After you add AHV Backup Proxy, it will be automatically upgraded to version 3.0. All the configuration settings (AHV backup proxy settings, jobs, events) will be automatically saved and transferred to the new AHV Backup Proxy.