How To: Install Veeam Backup and Replication

In this guide, we will demonstrate how to install Veeam Backup and Replication utilizing Microsoft SQL.

Installing Veeam Backup and Replication:

  1. Download Veeam Backup and Replication here: Veeam Backup and Replication
  2. Once downloaded, right click the ISO and select Mount:
  3. Once mounted, launch the Setup.exe:
  4. When the Veeam Backup & Replication 12 windows launches, select Install:
  5. In the next window, select Install Veeam Backup & Replication:
  6. At the License Agreement step, select I Accept to continue:
  7. In the License window, select Next to accept the defaults:
    Scout for VBR will automatically license VBR!
    If you are utilizing our BYOV (Bring your own Veeam) plan, browse to your license file before selecting Next
  8. To get the most out of Scout for VBR, we will utilize Microsoft SQL with Veeam Backup and Replication. 
  9. Install your own MsSQL instance or download Microsoft SQL Express found, here.
  10. Once MsSQL downloaded and installed select Customize Settings:
  11. In the Service Account window, select Next to keep the default account:
  12. At the Database step, select the drop-down menu next to Use following database engine, then choose Microsoft SQL Server and click Next.

  13. In the Ready to Install step, select Install:
  14. Installation can take upwards two hours, depending on the hardware of your VBR server.
  15. Once the installation is complete, select Finish:

In this guide you will have learned how to install Veeam Backup and Replication with either Microsoft SQL or PostgreSQL.