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Veeam Backup for Microsoft Office 365 2.0
User Guide

System Requirements

The following system requirements are applicable to Veeam Backup for Microsoft Office 365 2.0 and must be considered thoroughly prior to the application deployment.

Supported Microsoft Exchange Organizations

Microsoft Exchange Version

Comments

Microsoft Office 365 Exchange Online

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

Microsoft Exchange 2016 or 2013 (On-Premises)

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

System Requirements Note:

Throttling policies for Exchange Online cannot be managed via the Office 365 interface. For that, contact Microsoft technical support.

Supported Microsoft SharePoint Organizations

For Backup

Microsoft SharePoint Version

Comments

Microsoft Office 365 SharePoint Online

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

Microsoft SharePoint 2016

For more information on hardware and software requirements for SharePoint 2016, see this Microsoft article.

For Restore

Microsoft SharePoint Version

Comments

Microsoft Office 365 SharePoint Online

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

Microsoft SharePoint 2016

For more information on hardware and software requirements for SharePoint 2016, see this Microsoft article.

Microsoft SharePoint 2013 (Only if added manually).

For more information on hardware and software requirements for SharePoint 2013, see this Microsoft article.

Microsoft SharePoint 2010 (Only if added manually).

For more information on hardware and software requirements for SharePoint 2010, see this Microsoft article.

Veeam Backup for Microsoft Office 365 Server

Specification

Requirement

Hardware

  • 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 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 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

 

  • Microsoft .NET Framework 4.5.2 or later.
  • Windows C Runtime and Update (UCRT) in Windows. For more information, see  this Microsoft article.
  • Mail restore requires Veeam Explorer for Microsoft Exchange 9.6.
  • 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 on Microsoft Office 365 system requirements and limitations, see this Microsoft article.
  • Mail backup is supported for Microsoft Exchange 2016 or 2013.

System Requirements Important!

  • When you install Veeam Explorer for Microsoft Exchange, Veeam Explorer for Microsoft SharePoint, 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 2.0 or the Veeam Backup for Microsoft Office 365 Console component. You can also use a machine with Veeam Backup & Replication 9.5 Update 3 (or higher) that is deployed either along with any of the above components, or as an independent solution.
  • For Microsoft Outlook 2016 the preliminary releases, like Insider releases, or releases provided through Monthly Channel Updates are not supported; Veeam supports only RTM/GA versions of this product. For more information, see this Microsoft article.
  • When using BETA version of the program, you can only use the set of Veeam Explorers that come with the BETA distribution package.

Backup Proxy Server

Backup proxy server can be a physical or a virtual machine running Microsoft Windows operating system. For more information on configuring backup proxy servers, see Configuring 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

  • 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 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 on the following core editions:

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

Other

  • Microsoft .NET Framework 4.5.2 or higher.

Supported Backup Repository Types

The following types of repositories are supported:

The default backup repository is the C:\VeeamRepository directory on the localhost.

Storage volumes that host the archive repository must be formatted with NTFS or ReFS.

System Requirements Important!

  • Consider that Microsoft Windows 7 SP1 and Microsoft Windows 2008 R2 SP1 do not support the SMB 3.0 share as a storage system. To use the SMB 3.0 share as a storage system, make sure you are using Microsoft Windows 8 or Microsoft Windows 2012 or higher.
  • To set a network drive\UNC path to the repository on a network share, ensure that the Local System account has sufficient rights (I.e. Read and Write) to access the corresponding network share.

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