Veeam Backup for Nutanix AHV

March 24th 2020 Veeam released the second version of its protection platform for Nutanix AHV.

v2 has deep integration into Veeam Backup & Replication v10. This is done by installing the Nutanix AHV Plug-in on your Veeam backup server. Once you have the plug-in installed, you can add a Nutanix AHV cluster, and deploy the AHV backup proxy via the Veeam Backup & Replication backup console. Review the video below for more on the steps for installation, configuration, and for some restore options.

What’s new?

Below is a list of the new features. For more details review the release notes, and the what’s new document.

  • Centralized management
    • Central deploy & upgrade proxies
    • Job management allowing you to view, start/stop, disable jobs, and launch the the proxy web UI directly from Veeam Backup & Replication.
    • License management
    • VeeamZip support
  • Restore improvements
    • AHV file level recovery appliance
    • Entire VM restore, allowing you to restore any workload to AHV including physical, virtual, and cloud servers.
    • AHV native snapshots restores
    • Instant VM recovery directly to VMware vSphere.
  • AHV Backup Proxy enhancements
    • Job options that allow you to create backup and snapshot only jobs on protection domains, with the added ability to take a scheduled active full.
    • Backup job targets which now include deduplication appliances, and repositories backed with file systems that support block cloning,
    • Global email notifications
  • Enterprise Manager integration for file level recovery
  • Veeam ONE support for backup reports with your AHV workloads.
Installation, Configuration, and Restores with Veeam Backup for Nutanix AHV

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