Veeam Backup & Replication 9.5 Update 1 with vSphere 6.5 support is available

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A few weeks ago, I was writing about the availability of Veeam Backup & Replication 9.5 Update 1 RC and the way to get it. Today, you can get the official release from Veeam website. After the upgrade, your build version will be 9.5.0.823. Before making this upgrade, be sure that you are running build 9.5.0.580, 9.5.0.711 or 9.5.0.802.

What's new

  • VMware vSphere 6.5 support
    • Encrypted VMs support
    • VMFS6 support
    • Virtual hardware version 13 support
    • NBD compression (you will have to change a registry key to manage it, see the release note for more information)
    • New guest interaction API support
    • New VM tag api support (see Using VMware tags and Veeam for easy backup configuration)
  • New platform support
    • Veeam Agent for Linux 1.0
    • Veeam Agent for Microsoft Windows 2.0 (public beta)
  • Backup copy
    • Performance improvements
    • Reliability improvements
  • And many others new features, improvements and bug fixes
  • You can also get Veeam One 9.5 Update 1 following this link