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Re: Other OS Support (Linux, Mac)

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@iknowtech,

I am not a Mac admin, hence I'd like to clarify something - what's wrong with using ABM in conjunction with MDM for centralized deployment? Besides, as far as I understand JAMF is an MDM solution, so I think there is a slight contradiction in your post or I am just reading it wrong?

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Re: Other OS Support (Linux, Mac)

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That was my point. I think a Veeam agent will need to be mass deployed through ABM and/or MDM tool. Either that or through the general Apple App Store at smaller scale. Simply stating it’s not as easy as just deploying a MSI through group policy, and will require a whole different level of effort. I think the days of just downloading and installing an app off the Internet are numbered in the Apple world.

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Vitaliy S. wrote:
Jul 05, 2018 11:32 am
Hi Dennis, we have no plans for the short term future, but thanks for the FR.
Here's another vote for MAC!

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Re: Other OS Support (Linux, Mac)

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+1 for Mac Support, this is essential for some of our clients that we are moving from other backup providers. I guess we won't fully switch to veeam then...

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Re: Other OS Support (Linux, Mac)

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I think you will ;)

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Re: Other OS Support (Linux, Mac)

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Hi Anton,

Is that a hint that Mac support is coming soon. I promise not to tell anyone :)

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Good things come to those who wait ;)

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Re: Other OS Support (Linux, Mac)

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28-Apr-2015 was my first post in this thread, I would say that I have been waiting, time for a new product announcement!!! :D
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Re: Other OS Support (Linux, Mac)

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Mmmmmm Mac support would be yummy. Add my vote. :-D

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Hi @netfire,

How many Macs do you have in your environment and how do you deploy and manage software on them?

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I would love to see mac support. Our organization currently has ~500 macs. We deploy software using munki to them.

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@abel408,

I wonder, how would you distribute one same file across all of your Macs? Can Munki do that too? Or you would place that file on a shared network folder and let your users pick it from there?

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@PTide

how it gets there initially doesn't really matter. If we had to put them in a big pile and do an interpretative voodoo dance in front of the whole office I'd still do it.

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Could you share ideally how you'd distribute software to your Macs?

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+1 for the Veeam backup agent on macOS. Snapshots are a new feature of Apple's APFS filesystem.

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Add another +1 for macOS support.

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@Macbrun,

How do you manage your Mac fleet? JAMF, Munki, something else?

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My vote for Mac support.

Before you ask VMware Airwatch and App Store

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+1 for Mac.
They are not going anywere, and TimeMachine is terrible for the long run.

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[MERGED] Mac OS compatability

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Does veeam have supported agent version for Mac OS??

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No

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@vijayG I have merged your post with the corresponding topic. Your request is noted.
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+1 for macOS support.
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Re: Other OS Support (Linux, Mac)

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+1 for macOS support. We manage over 600 Macs and would love to have the ability to back these up. We use Jamf as our MDM

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Re: Other OS Support (Linux, Mac)

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Thanks for adding additional information about the environment and the centralized management approach, this really helps us.

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We don't have as many macs but we also use Jamf.

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Re: Other OS Support (Linux, Mac)

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I'd probably use Retrospect or Cloudberry with Backblaze B2 as the cloud storage backend.... until Veeam makes a Mac OS client.
mdestrez wrote:
Jan 15, 2019 9:31 am
Hi,

Our IT stock is composed of :
- 50% of macs
- 25% of windows laptop
- 25% of windows

Our need is:
- A centralised way to manage backups of all OS (backup configuration and monitoring).
- The user must not be able to change backup policy.
- Plug all agents to a Veeam cloud connect platform.

Actually we can't use veeam as desktop backup solution as mac OS x is not supported.

Thanks

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Re: Other OS Support (Linux, Mac)

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+1 for MacOS support please.

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Re: Other OS Support (Linux, Mac)

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+1 for MacOS. Just lost another 100+ device deal because I can't do their 25 Mac's in unified portal along with their Windows ones... It was the only adverse reason they found - it's nowhere near the first time it happens either, and it is a pretty brutal showstopper cause there is nothing that you can do about it...

Veeam: It is not just about how much interest there is for Mac support at all (=sales)... It is about how many predominantly Windows customer sales that we miss out on due to the lack of Mac agents!

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Re: Other OS Support (Linux, Mac)

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+1 for macOS support as well

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