Installing Plug-In

The default installation package of Veeam Backup & Replication does not provide features that allow you to protect Microsoft Azure resources. To be able to add your backup appliances to the backup infrastructure, you must install Microsoft Azure Plug-in for Veeam Backup & Replication on the backup server.


Before you install Microsoft Azure Plug-in for Veeam Backup & Replication, stop all running policies, disable all jobs, and close the Veeam Backup & Replication console.

To install Microsoft Azure Plug-in for Veeam Backup & Replication, do the following:

  1. Log in to the backup server using an account with the local Administrator permissions.
  2. In a web browser, navigate to the Veeam Backup & Replication: Download page, switch to the Cloud Plug-ins in the Additional Downloads section, and click the Download icon to download Microsoft Azure Plug-in for Veeam Backup & Replication.
  3. Open the downloaded file and launch the MicrosoftAzurePlugin_12.6.0.1009.exe installation file.
  4. Complete the Microsoft Azure Plug-in for Veeam Backup & Replication wizard:
  1. At the License Agreements step, read and accept the Veeam license agreement and licensing policy, as well as the license agreements of 3rd party components that Veeam incorporates, and the license agreements of required software. If you reject the agreements, you will not be able to continue installation.

To read the terms of the agreements, click View.

  1. At the Installation Path step, you can specify the installation directory. To do that, click Browse. In the Browse for folder window, select the installation directory for the product or create a new one, and click OK.
  2. At the Ready to Install step, click Install to begin installation.

Install plugin