Monday, September 02, 2013

Veeam Backup Components Requirements

Veeam is excellent backup software for virtualized environments. Veeam is relatively easy to install and use. However when you have bigger environment and looking for better backup performance is really important to know infrastructure requirements and size appropriately your backup infrastructure.

Here are hardware requirements for particular Veeam components.
Veeam Console
  Windows Server 2008 R2
  4GB RAM + 0.5GB per concurrent backup job

Veeam Proxy
  Windows Server 2008 R2
  2GB RAM + 0.2GB per concurrent task

Veeam WAN Accelerator
  Windows Server 2008 R2
  Disk for cache

Veeam Repository
  Windows Server 2008 R2, Linux or NAS (CIFS) 
  4GB RAM + 2GB per each concurrent ingress backup job

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