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Mac OS X support

Post by Libertas »


Hi Gostev,
I was wondering whether or not Veeam's current testing for this hotfix release also included the ability to backup Apple Mac OS X Lion servers as well (as apart of the virtual environment)?
We have a requirement to deploy OS X within a virtual environment (and I understand Apple require the VM to reside on Apple hardware), so I just wanted to understand if/when this would be on the Veeam's roadmap?
Many thanks for the update.

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Re: Mac OS X support

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Hi Farhad, we support any OS supported by VMware. Because we backup on image level, we really don't care what OS is there in the image. If vSphere 5 support Mac OS X, that means this OS "automatically" becomes supported by Veeam Backup & Replication (because no special testing needs to be done on our side whatsoever). We have this stated in our System Requirements. Thanks.

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Re: Mac OS X support

Post by rabbid »

This is an old thread - but does veeam support indexing the contents of a osx backup? can i do a file level restore?

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Re: Mac OS X support

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You can certainly do file level recoveries if your file systems are HFS, HFS+, though indexing is not supported. Thanks!

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