Veeam 9.5 Update 1 Released VMware vSphere 6.5 support – For those with a Veeam backup solution in place who were holding off on upgrading to vSphere 6.5 because of the lack of compatibility, wait no longer. The anticipated release of Veeam 9.5 Update 1 which brings vSphere 6.5 support was released today. Let’s look at a few of the additional features with this release.
Updated Platform Support
- Dell EMC Data Domain OS 6.0
- HPE 3PAR 3.2.2 MU3
- HPE StoreOnce 3.15.1
- Veeam Agent for Linux 1.0
- Veeam Agent for Windows 2.0 public beta
- VMware vSphere 6.5
Particularly with VMware vSphere 6.5 support Veeam 9.5 update 1 includes:
- Encrypted VM support
- VMFS6 support
- Virtual machine version 13
- NBD Compression
- Enhanced guest interaction support
- VM tag API support
Performance and Reliability
- Both general performance and reliability improvements have been made.
Let’s take a look at the upgrade.
Veeam 9.5 Update 1 Released VMware vSphere 6.5 support
Before updating, make sure you are running versions 126.96.36.1990, 188.8.131.521 or 184.108.40.2062. Download the 9.5 update 1 zip package and extract. Kick off the update executable. The process is very straightforward. You basically just follow the prompts.
After updating, you will receive the directive to update components after you launch Veeam.
Veeam 9.5 Update 1 Released VMware vSphere 6.5 support is good news for those who run Veeam in their environments and it looks to be a worthy upgrade otherwise with added features, performance, and stability. Now it is off to the races officially to start upgrading to vSphere 6.5 for Veeam shops!