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Friday, July 1, 2022

Note Taking: Veeam v12 Enterprise Plug-In Enhancement

 This blog post is note-taking for Veeam v12 Enterprise Plug-in Enhancement

1. Central deployment and management for Veeam Plug-in for Oracle RMAN, SAP Hana and BR Tool (SAP on Oracle)

  • Plug-in deployment via protection group
    • same as Veeam agent deployment
  • Policy configuration - Backup Job
    • database
    • transaction log backup
    • compression
    • channel
    • scheduling

2. Veeam Plug-in for Microsoft SQL Server

  • DBA-driven native backup to Veeam Repository
  • Manual deployment to source SQL Server
  • Able to run the backup from SQL Management Studio
  • Backup data transfer to Veeam Repository
  • Can do configuration, backup & recovery from this plug-in
  • Supported environment
    • OS: Windows Server 2012 R2 onward
    • SQL : SQL 2014 SP3 - 2019 (x64 only)
    • Enterprise, Standard, Web, Developer
    • Cluster: Always on group including cluster less, Windows Server Failover Cluster with shared volume or shared disk

3. PostgreSQL backup and Restore

  • Agentless for Linux VM
  • Veeam Agent for Linux
  • Log shipping
  • Veeam Explorer for PostgreSQL

4. General improvement

  • Hardened Linux Repo Support
  • Kerberos support
  • ipv6 support
  • Certificate based authentication
  • Linux group enhancement for plug in configuration access control