System Requirements

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    Before you start deploying Veeam Backup for RHV, make sure the RHV host and backup infrastructure components meet the following requirements.


    Veeam Backup for RHV supports Red Hat Virtualization version 4.4.8 or later.

    Virtual Hardware for VMs

    During the deployment process, Veeam Backup for RHV is deployed as an independent Linux-based VM on a RHV host that you want to protect. The VM must meet the following requirements:

    • CPU: x86-64 processors. 4 CPU cores plus 1 CPU core for each additional concurrent task.*
    • Memory: 4 GB RAM plus 1 GB RAM for each additional concurrent task.*
    • Disk Space: 64 GB for product installation.

    *Veeam Backup for RHV creates one task per every VM processed by the job. CPU and hardware resources for the VM are calculated automatically based on specified number of concurrent tasks. VMs with multiple CPU cores can handle more concurrent tasks. For example, for 4 concurrent tasks, it is recommended that you specify minimum 4 CPU cores and 4GB RAM, for 8 concurrent tasks — 8 CPU cores and 8GB RAM. When defining the number of concurrent tasks, keep in mind the network traffic throughput in the virtual infrastructure.

    Veeam Backup & Replication

    Veeam Backup for RHV supports integration with Veeam Backup & Replication version 11a (build or later.