Backup and Replication reinstallation

Availability for the Always-On Enterprise

Backup and Replication reinstallation

Veeam Logoby Dad1973 » Sat Oct 15, 2016 8:51 pm


I have a client with Backup and Replication 6.5 and need to upgrade to nine. I have in mind to backup my configuration, uninstall 6.5 and install 9. A couple of questions...

Is there a better way without purchasing a license for 8?

Will the configuration files for 6.5 restore properly to 9?

Will backups created for 6.5 work for 9?

Any thoughts or questions?
Posts: 1
Liked: never
Joined: Sat Oct 15, 2016 8:44 pm
Full Name: Christopher Theis

Re: Backup and Replication reinstallation

Veeam Logoby Shestakov » Sun Oct 16, 2016 4:11 am

You can`t upgrade directly from v 6.5 to v9, so yes you need to go through v8
All backup job should work fine. Check for new job options once you have upgraded.
By the way, there is v9.5 to be released in less than a month.
Veeam Software
Posts: 4842
Liked: 393 times
Joined: Wed May 21, 2014 11:03 am
Location: Saint Petersburg
Full Name: Nikita Shestakov

Re: Backup and Replication reinstallation

Veeam Logoby jmmarton » Mon Oct 17, 2016 2:10 pm

And to add further, there should be no need to purchase a v8 license. If the customer is current on maintenance, he/she should be able to download both v8 and v9 licenses from the customer portal to do the 2-step upgrade.

Veeam Software
Posts: 815
Liked: 89 times
Joined: Tue Nov 17, 2015 2:38 am
Location: Chicago, IL
Full Name: Joe Marton

Re: Backup and Replication reinstallation

Veeam Logoby foggy » Mon Oct 17, 2016 2:48 pm

You will not be able to import v6.5 configuration into v9, so you have to perform an upgrade first.
Veeam Software
Posts: 14716
Liked: 1075 times
Joined: Mon Jul 11, 2011 10:22 am
Full Name: Alexander Fogelson

Return to Veeam Backup & Replication

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 39 guests