Veeam Backup & Replication 8.0 Update 2

Today is the big day! Veeam has released the Update 2 for Backup & Replication v8 but also for Veeam ONE v8. About B&R there are many new features and improvements, in particular we can find the support to VMware vSphere 6 and for Hyper-V 4K vhdx. The other good news is the integration support to Endpoint Backup Free, that allow IT Admin to restore data from B&R console (and not only!). These are the list of new features:

 

Engine

 

  • Job performance improvements
  • Slow backup storage optimization
  • 64-bit Linux data mover
  • Linux data mover update
  • Direct data mover communication
  • vPower NFS performance
  • VeeamZIP performance
  • Replication from backup file enhancements

VMware

 

  • vSphere 6 support
  • vCloud Director 5.6 support
  • VMware Virtual Volumes (VVols) support
  • VMware Virtual SAN (VSAN) 2.0 support
  • Storage Policy-Based Management (SPBM) policy backup and restore
  • Support for Fault Tolerant VMs (FT VMs) for backups and replicas
  • vSphere 6 tags integration
  • Cross-vCenter vMotion awareness
  • Quick Migration to VVols
  • Hot-Add transport mode of SATA virtual disks
  • vSphere tags priority
  • Disable CBT reset

Storage integration

 

  • Granular rescan settings
  • NetApp integration enhancements

Hyper-V

 

  • SMB3 restore performance
  • Hyper-V Integration Services status check
  • Replica VM adjustment

File-Level Recovery

 

  • Native 4K disk support
  • Linux ACL preservation
  • Linux host selection
  • Restored files logging
  • SNMP traps

Veeam Explorer for Microsoft SQL Server

  • Improved restore performance
  • Increased scalability
  • Log truncation retry
  • SQL database restore
  • Improved issues reporting

Veeam Cloud Connect

 

  • Multiple subscriptions support
  • Reconnect performance improvements
  • Enhancements for service providers

Tape

 

  • Job performance
  • Synthesized full backup enhancements
  • Third-party tape handling

User Interface

 

  • Manual job chain execution
  • Disable network traffic rules
  • Improved guest credentials test

Setup

 

  • Silent install

PowerShell

 

  • Support in Free Edition

Integration with Veeam Endpoint Backup FREE

 

  • Centralized monitoring
  • Offsite protection
  • Backup encryption
  • Application item-level recovery
  • Disk export

 

Veeam Backup & Replication v8 Update 2

Veeam ONE v8 Update 2

 

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