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Veeam Backup for Microsoft Office 365 3.0
User Guide

System Requirements

The following system requirements are applicable to Veeam Backup for Microsoft Office 365 3.0 and must be considered thoroughly prior to the application deployment.

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Supported Microsoft Exchange Organizations

Microsoft Exchange Version

Comments

Microsoft Office 365 Exchange Online

For more information about system requirements and limitations for Microsoft Office 365, see this Microsoft article.

Microsoft Exchange Server 2019 (compatibility support), 2016 or 2013 (on-premises)

For more information about limitations for backup and restore of mail items, see the Considerations and Limitations section.

System Requirements Note:

Throttling policies for Exchange Online cannot be managed in the Office 365 interface.

Supported Microsoft SharePoint Organizations

Microsoft SharePoint Version

Comments

Microsoft Office 365 SharePoint Online

For more information about system requirements and limitations for Microsoft Office 365, see this Microsoft article.

Microsoft SharePoint Server 2019 (experimental), 2016

For more information about hardware and software requirements for Microsoft SharePoint Server 2019/2016, see:

Veeam Backup for Microsoft Office 365 Server

Specification

Requirement

Hardware

The following hardware is required:

  • CPU: any modern multi-core x64 processor, 4 cores minimum.
  • Memory: 8 GB RAM minimum. Additional RAM and CPU resources improve backup, restore and search performance.
  • Disk Space: 500 MB for product installation and additional free space for the configuration database (depending on the amount of organizations, jobs and sessions) and product logs.

OS

Only 64-bit version of the following operating systems are supported:

  • Microsoft Windows Server 2019
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2016
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2012 R2
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2012
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1
  • Microsoft Windows 10
  • Microsoft Windows 8.x
  • Microsoft Windows 7 SP1

Software

The following software is required:

  • Microsoft .NET Framework 4.7.2 or higher.
  • Windows C Runtime and Update (UCRT) in Windows. For more information, see this Microsoft article.
  • Mail restore requires Veeam Explorer for Microsoft Exchange that is part of Veeam Backup & Replication 9.5 Update 4 or Veeam Backup for Microsoft Office 3.0.
  • To use PowerShell cmdlets for backup and/or restore, Windows PowerShell 2.0 or higher is required. When using Windows 2012 or 2012R2, Windows PowerShell 2.0 Engine must be installed regardless of the current PowerShell version.
  • For more information about Microsoft Office 365 system requirements and limitations, see this Microsoft article.
  • Mail backup is supported for Microsoft Exchange 2013/2016/2019.

System Requirements Important!

Consider the following:

  • When you install Veeam Explorer for Microsoft Exchange, Veeam Explorer for Microsoft SharePoint (including Veeam Explorer for Microsoft OneDrive for Business) and Veeam Backup for Microsoft Office 365 on different servers, the OS version on computers with Veeam Explorers must be the same or higher than the OS version on a computer with Veeam Backup for Microsoft Office 365.
  • Veeam Explorers can only be installed on a machine hosting Veeam Backup for Microsoft Office 365 3.0 or the Veeam Backup for Microsoft Office 365 Console component. You can also use a machine with Veeam Backup & Replication 9.5 Update 4 (or higher) that is deployed either along with any of the above components, or as an independent solution.

Backup Proxy Server

A backup proxy server can be a physical or virtual machine with the Microsoft Windows operating system. For more information about backup proxy servers, see Backup Proxy Servers.

System Requirements Important!

Backup proxy servers and the machine hosting Veeam Backup for Microsoft Office 365 must be deployed within the same or a trusted domain.

Specification

Requirement

Hardware

The following hardware is required:

  • CPU: any modern x64 processor, 4 cores minimum.
  • Memory: 8 GB RAM minimum. Additional RAM and CPU resources improve backup, restore and search performance.
  • Disk space: 300 MB for backup proxy installation and additional free space for configuration database (depending on the amount of organizations, jobs and sessions) and backup proxy logs.

OS

Only 64-bit version of the following operating systems are supported:

  • Microsoft Windows Server 2019
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2016
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2012 R2
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2012
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1
  • Microsoft Windows 10
  • Microsoft Windows 8.x
  • Microsoft Windows 7 SP1

Proxy servers can be deployed to the following core editions:

  • Microsoft Windows Server 2016 LTSC, 1709
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2012 R2

Other

The following components are required:

  • Microsoft .NET Framework 4.7.2 or higher.

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