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Veeam Agent is the new brand name of the Veeam Endpoint (as announced in August event). After some betas (last was in September) the Veeam Agent for Linux 1.0 is in finally in GA!

Veeam Agent for Linux is a simple backup and powerful recovery tool designed to ensure the Availability of your customers’ Linux servers anywhere — in the cloud, on physical or virtual servers, or endpoints.

Also from the Veeam backup console, you can now manage Linux backups and restores along with your customers’ other Veeam backups — making BaaS (Backup as a Service) possible for the entire environment and increasing revenue opportunities at the same time!

There are three different editions (see this document for more information):

  • Free
  • Workstation
  • Server

Supported OSes are with Linux kernel 2.6.32 or higher, 32 or 64-bit, like:

  • Debian 6.x-8.x
  • Ubuntu 10.04-16.10
  • RHEL / CentOS / Oracle Linux 6.x-7.x
  • Fedora 23, 24
  • openSUSE 11.3–13.x, 42.1
  • SLES 11 SP1 — 12