Veeam Agent for Linux update 1 Released

May 22, 2017 0 By Allan Kjaer

Veeam released Veeam Agent for Linux update 1.

What's new:

Integration with Veeam Backup & Replication

  • Exagrid support*, specify an existing Exagrid Veeam repository as a target for your Linux backups.

File system indexing support**, including search for OS files inside backups and 1-click restore in Veeam Backup Enterprise Manager.

Veeam Recovery Media

  • Custom Recovery Media support, adds ability to create custom recovery media which includes storage and network drivers that are currently installed on your machine.

User interface

  • Wizard improvements. We've placed all advanced settings such as scripts and file system indexing in one step to make it easier to navigate.

This update also resolves the following common support issues:

  • Addressed an issue with file-level backup for files with names encoded in ISO 8859-1 and containing symbols with encoding not matching ASCII encoding (such as ß, ü, ä, ö).
  • Addressed an issue with missing info about agent backup job start time in Veeam Backup & Replication console.
  • Automatic restore of logical volumes***
  • Fixed an issue with bare-metal restores to HP Smart Array.
  • Fixed numerous issues with backup of RAID and multipath devices.
  • Addressed an issue with snapshot placement atop of an encrypted device.
  • Addressed user interface slowness in case when many backup sessions are displayed on the screen.
  • Inactive logical volumes are automatically skipped from the entire machine backup instead of failing the job.
  • Addressed an issue with backing up disks that have /dev/xv* name format.

See full release notes here:


Requires Veeam Backup & Replication 9.5 Update 2 for integration.

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