Veeam Backup and Replication 9.5 Update 4b

Veeam has release Veeam Backup and Replication 9.5 Update 4b to resolve issues that reported after release update 4 and 4a. This release is a rollup update, also it’s including some new features and enhancements. Update 4b is a cumulative update, meaning it includes all enhancements delivered as a part of Update 4a.

New Features and Enhancements

The below features and enhancements have been added to this new update also it will fix over 100 bugs:

Platform support

  • Microsoft Windows 10 May 2019 Update and Microsoft Windows Server version 1903 support as guest VMs, and for the installation of Veeam Backup & Replication and its components.
  • Microsoft Windows 10 May 2019 Update and Microsoft Windows Server version 1903 support by the Veeam Agent for Windows 3.0.2 (included in the update).
  • Linux Kernel version 5.0 support by the updated Veeam Agent for Linux 3.0.2 (included in the update).
  • Ubuntu 19.04, SLES 15 SP1, RHEL 8 and openSUSE Leap 15.1 distributions support in the Veeam Backup & Replication agent management functionality.
  • VMware vCloud Director 9.7 compatibility at the existing Update 4 feature level.
  • VMware vSphere 6.5 U3 readiness based on the pre-release build. The official support will still require the full regression testing performed on the generally available (GA) build. This record will be updated with further information and the official support statement based on results.
  • VMware vSphere 6.7 U3 readiness based on the pre-release build. The official support will still require the full regression testing performed on the generally available (GA) build. This record will be updated with further information and the official support statement based on results.

Application support

  • Oracle 19c on Linux support for RMAN-based and OCI-based application-aware processing, redo log backup and Veeam Explorer for Oracle in most configurations. Due to the recent availability of Oracle 19c, testing of DataGuard and RAC configurations is still being performed. This record will be updated with further information and the official support statement based on results.
  • Oracle 19c on Windows support for RMAN-based and OCI-based application-aware processing, redo log backup and Veeam Explorer for Oracle in basic configurations only. Due to the most recent availability of Oracle 19c for Windows, testing of advanced configurations (DataGuard, RAC, ASM, Pluggable DB, flashback, virtual accounts) is still to be performed. This record will be updated with further information and the official support statement based on results.

Cloud integrations

  • Veeam Backup & Replication will now periodically update the list of supported Amazon AWS regions from the Veeam update server. The list will be updated as Veeam QC validates compatibility with the newly added Amazon region. This functionality requires that you opt in for automatic product update check via the existing Check for product and hypervisor updates periodically check box in the Notification settings.

Storage integrations

  • Dell EMC Unity OE version 4.5 support.
  • The proprietary NFS client has been updated for compatibility with the Western Digital IntelliFlash (formerly Tegile) Universal Storage API plug-in. The plug-in will be made generally available along with the Update 4b release.

Further Reading

Free VMware Monitoring By Veeam ONE Community Edition

Veeam Backup & Replication Community Edition

External Links

Release Information for Veeam Backup & Replication 9.5 Update 4b

Davoud Teimouri

Davoud Teimouri is as a professional blogger, vExpert 2015/2016/2017/2018/2019, VCA, MCITP. This blog is started with simple posts and now, it has large following readers.

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