Should Veeam Backup & Replication v5 be installed in a virtual machine?

This question comes up a lot. Veeam Backup & Replication v5 is supported for installation on a both a physical and virtual machine (VM). There are a number of factors that will steer the decision to go either with a virtual or physical installation of Veeam Backup & Replication.

Generally speaking, Veeam’s recommendation is to install Veeam Backup & Replication as a VM for small vSphere deployments but there are some scenarios where a physical server might be better.


Read the entire post on the Veeam blog.


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