Veeam Backup for AWS 2.0
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Installing Updates

You can download and install available product and package updates on the Veeam Updater page.

Installing Updates

Before you install a product update, make sure all backup policies are disabled and restore tasks are finished. Otherwise, the update process will interrupt running activities, which may result in data loss.

To download and install available product and package updates:

  1. Open the Veeam Updater page:
  1. In the configuration menu on the left, click Support Information.
  2. On the Updates tab, click Check and view updates.
  1. On the Veeam Updater page, in the Updates are available for this system section, select check boxes next to the necessary updates.
  2. In the Choose action section, specify the following settings:
  1. Select the Install updates now option.
  2. Select the Reboot automatically after install if required check box to allow Veeam Backup for AWS to reboot the backup server if needed.
  3. Click Install Updates Now.

Installing Updates 

  1. In the License Agreement window, read and accept the license agreement for Veeam and 3rd party components that Veeam incorporates.

Veeam Backup for AWS will download and install the updates. The installation process may take several minutes.

Note

During the product update process, Veeam Backup for AWS restarts all services that run on the backup server, including the Web UI service. Therefore, when the update process is complete, Veeam Backup for AWS will log you out.

Scheduling Update Installation

You can schedule Veeam Backup for AWS to automatically download and install product and package updates on the specified date at the specified time.

To schedule update installation:

  1. Open the Veeam Updater page:
  1. In the configuration menu on the left, click Support Information.
  2. On the Updates tab, click Check and view updates.
  1. On the Veeam Updater page, in the Updates are available for this system section, select check boxes next to the necessary updates.
  2. In the Choose action section, specify the following settings:
  1. Select the Schedule updates installation option.
  2. Select the Reboot automatically after install if required check box to allow Veeam Backup for AWS to reboot the backup server if needed.
  3. Select the date and time when updates must be installed.

If you schedule a product update, make sure backup policies are not scheduled to run on the specified date at the specified time. Otherwise, the update process will interrupt running activities, which may result in data loss.

  1. Click Schedule Updates.

Veeam Backup for AWS will automatically download and install the updates on the specified date at specified time.

Installing Updates 

Setting Update Reminder

If you have not decided when to install updates, you can set an update reminder — instruct Veeam Backup for AWS to send an update notification later.

To set an update reminder:

  1. On the Veeam Updater page, in the Choose action section, select the Remind me later option and choose when you want to receive the update reminder:
  1. Click Remind me later.

Installing Updates 

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Viewing Updates History

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