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Support for Microsoft SQL Server 2016

Veeam Logoby ben.clayton » Wed Jun 08, 2016 1:32 pm

Hello,

We are in the midst of testing SQL Server 2016 in our environment. We are currently running SQL Server 2008r2. I opened a case with support, case# 01820899, asking if Veeam supported using SQL Server 2016 for the configuration database as well as support for backing up databases housed on a SQL Server 2016 host. Support recommended that I post my question here.

When will Veeam support SQL Server 2016? Both for housing the Configuration Database and also for backing up databases housed on a SQL 2016 host. Is there a road map for this new version and Veeam?

Thanks!
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Re: Support for Microsoft SQL Server 2016

Veeam Logoby Gostev » Wed Jun 08, 2016 7:14 pm 1 person likes this post

Hi Ben, our release vehicle for SQL Server 2016 support is version 9.5 that is to be released this fall. Thanks!
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Re: Support for Microsoft SQL Server 2016

Veeam Logoby oldminer49er » Tue Mar 07, 2017 1:51 am

I have SQL 2016 Enterprise on my local workstation and our Veeam is current 9.5 but when I go to use the client it is looking for SQL 2014 and I thought Veeam 9.5 was supposed to take of this? Thank you for your response.
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Re: Support for Microsoft SQL Server 2016

Veeam Logoby DGrinev » Tue Mar 07, 2017 1:04 pm

Hi Brian and welcome to the community.

If i got your question right, you would like to use SQL 2016 which is fully supported by Veeam B&R 9.5, so install it manually and change DB connection settings by using the DBConfig Utility.

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Re: Support for Microsoft SQL Server 2016

Veeam Logoby oldminer49er » Tue Mar 07, 2017 10:57 pm

Hi and thank you but this is the situation: I want to run a Veeam Client from my desktop to connect to VeeamOne. Because I have SQL Server 2016 Enterprise on my local desktop (I am the old DBA) the Veeam Client will not install and says that I need SQL 2014. So I cannot get the client to install (even after applying a patch that I had read about). My appologies that I was not clear enough on the first pass.
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Re: Support for Microsoft SQL Server 2016

Veeam Logoby Vitaliy S. » Thu Mar 09, 2017 3:29 pm

Hi Brian,

What's the exact error message you see when trying to install Veeam ONE Client? Be aware that neither Veeam ONE Client, nor Veeam B&R Console require SQL Server.

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