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How to Upgrade Veeam Backup & Replication Server to v10

In this blog, I’m getting to perform the upgrade of Veeam Backup & Replication to version 10. To upgrade from previous versions of your Veeam must be running v9.5 Update 3 or afterward the supported OS. If your Veeam is running an older version you will get to upgrade to this first.

If you would like to put in fresh Veeam Backup & Replication please click Install Veeam Backup & Replication V10

Upgrading to Veeam Backup & Replication 10 System Requirements

Prerequisites:

Download the latest version of the Veeam Backup & Replication 10 ISO from here Download Veeam Veeam Backup & Replication V10

Make sure the most recent run all existing jobs completed successfully and then Rerun the failed jobs.

Make sure there are no running jobs, restore sessions, Instant VM Recovery sessions, and Sure Backup jobs. We recommend that you do not stop running jobs and let them complete successfully.

Upgrade Veeam Backup & Replication Process.

1- After downloading Veeam B&R v10, Mount the ISO file by right click and then select Mount.

Windows Explorer Upgrade Veeam ISO
Veeam Backup & Replication 10 ISO

2- Now double click to Run setup.exe

Upgrade Veeam v10 Setup Files
Veeam Setup files

3- Veeam Backup & Replication 10 upgrade console. so, click on Upgrade.

Upgrade Veeam 10 Console
Veeam Backup & Replication 10

Note: VBR v10 is now supported the .NET Framework v4.7.2 and you would like to put in that if you haven’t already. A reboot is required before you can proceed. After rebooting the server we will get to remount your ISO and then run setup.exe again.

4- Select, I Accept the terms of the Veeam License Agreement, and I accept the terms of the 3rd party components License Agreement and then click on Next.

Upgrade Veeam License Agreement
Veeam end-user software license agreement

5- Please review the Veeam Backup & Replication components that were previously installed. So, verify versions you are upgrading from and then click on next.

Upgrade Veeam B&R components list
Veeam Backup & Replication Program Features

If you have already downloaded your new Veeam v10 compatible license file, Go ahead and then install it now. If not no worry because Veeam is going to be granting you a 60-day trial. Once you installed Updates, you can install the new license via the Veeam B&R Menu License information window.

Veeam Backup & Replication License Information

Veeam v10 License
Veeam 10 License Information

6- Click the Browse button, (I already downloaded my Veeam v10 license).

Veeam License File
License file for Veeam Backup & Replication

7- Now select a license file and then click open.

Windows Explorer

8- After selecting the Veeam License, then click on next.

Veeam License
License file for Veeam Backup & Replication

9- Select the services account and then click on Next.

Veeam Service Account
Veeam Backup & Replication Service Account

10- Please verify your database configuration. It should automatically have all the knowledge for where your Veeam Backup database is. Before clicking on next it is a best practice to have a SQL database backup before upgrading.

SQL Server Instance
Veeam Backup & Replication SQL Server Instance

11- Verify the upgrade of the prevailing, so click on yes

Veeam Database upgraded
Veeam Database upgraded

12- Now we are able to upgrade Veeam B&R. then Click on install to begin the Veeam Backup & Replication installation.

Veeam Ready to Upgrade
Veeam Backup & Replication is able to Upgrade.

The upgrade installation will start, it’ll take a couple of minutes to finish the method and it’ll Update remote components automatically, update SQL Server, Veeam Backup & Replication Server, Catalog and Console and etc,

13- Default process Stopping services.

Veeam Setup Stopping Services
Veeam Backup & Replication Stopping Services

14- Installing the Veeam Backup & Replication Server.

Installing Veeam 10
Upgrading Veeam Backup & Replication Server

15- Default process Starting services.

Veeam Setup Starting Services
Veeam Backup & Replication Starting Services

16- Veeam Backup & Replication v10 successfully upgraded, then click on the Finish button.

Veeam v10 Successfully Installed
Veeam Backup & Replication Successfully Upgraded

17- So, click on yes to reboot your system.

Veeam Setup Required Restart

18- After log in to your system, open Veeam Backup & Replication v10 and then click on Connect.

Veeam B&R 10 Console
Veeam Backup & Replication Console

Veeam Server Components Upgrade.

19- Launch the Veeam Backup & Replication console. After upgrading from the previous version. Veeam Backup & Replication automatically checks if Veeam Backup & Replication components installed on managed servers are up to date.

Then click on Details.

Components Update required
Veeam Components Update Required

20- Veeam Backup & Replication will display the present and new versions for installed components.

Components Status
Veeam Backup & Replication Components Status

21- Within the Components Update window. Then click on Apply

Components Update Apply
Veeam Backup & Replication Components

22- The components start updating.

Components Updating
Updating Veeam Backup & Replication Components

23- Components successfully updated.

upgrade Veeam Components
Veeam Backup & Replication Components Updated

24- Veeam Backup & Replication v10 Console. click on Veeam Menu and select Help and then click About.

Upgrade Veeam 10 menu
Veeam Backup & Replication Console

25- Veeam Backup & Replication 10 Version: 10.0.0.4461

Upgrade About Veeam v10
Veeam Backup & Replication v10

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Written by Jamil Parvez

Jamil Pervez works as a Network Administrator, based in Kuwait with a Primary focus on Microsoft technologies. Microsoft Certified MCSE, MCTP, MCITP, CCNP, CCIP, CCVP with 20 years of experience in administering Windows Servers, Exchange, VMWare, Veeam B&R, Veritas BackupExec.

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