Veeam Backup Free Edition - basic questions

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Veeam Backup Free Edition - basic questions

Veeam Logoby mcw » Sun Apr 16, 2017 10:23 pm

Hello,

I have three questions:

1. Is it possible to select a single VM or a group of VMs to backup or are always all VMs backed up in a backup job?
2. Does the free edition allow to perform incremental or differential backups of VMs?
3. Does the free edition allow to backup Linux VMs (RHEL or CentOS) in a consistent state?

Thanks for your help,
Martin
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Re: Veeam Backup Free Edition - basic questions

Veeam Logoby Vitaliy S. » Mon Apr 17, 2017 5:56 am

Hi Martin,

1. You can select an individual VM to back up. Here is a bit more info on this > Creating VeeamZIP Files for VMware vSphere VMs
2. Only full backups can be performed with a Free version of Veeam B&R.
3. Yes, that's possible. By default, VeeamZIP job uses VMware Tools Quiescence, but you can also use pre-freeze and post-thaw scripts executed by VMware Tools.

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Re: Veeam Backup Free Edition - basic questions

Veeam Logoby mcw » Mon Apr 17, 2017 12:52 pm

1. You can select an individual VM to back up. Here is a bit more info on this > Creating VeeamZIP Files for VMware vSphere VMs

Is this also possible for Hyper-V VMs?

3. Yes, that's possible. By default, VeeamZIP job uses VMware Tools Quiescence, but you can also use pre-freeze and post-thaw scripts executed by VMware Tools.

Is a consistent VM backup also possible for Hyper-V VMs?

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Re: Veeam Backup Free Edition - basic questions

Veeam Logoby PTide » Mon Apr 17, 2017 1:19 pm

Hi,

Yes and yes:
<...>In the working area, select the VM(s) and click VeeamZIP <...>

<...>By default, Veeam Backup & Replication uses native Microsoft Hyper-V quiescing mechanisms to create a transactionally consistent image of VMs<...>

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