Veeam Backup and Replication 9.5 Update 3a is now Available

Few weeks back Veeam has released their Veeam Backup & Replication 9.5 Update 3a RTM version  which i have shared on my previous Post  , now this update is available for customers to download  .

This version introduced enhancements, such as the support for VMware vSphere 6.7, and bug fixes. Not only vSphere 6.7 it supports many platforms and you can find the enhancements below.

What’s new With Update 3a – Features and Enhancements

Platform support

  • VMware vSphere 6.7
  • VMware vSphere 6.5 U2
  • VMware vCloud Director 9.1
  • VMware Cloud on AWS version 1.3
  • Microsoft Windows 10 April 2018 Update
  • Microsoft Windows Server 1803
  • Microsoft Windows Server Hyper-V 1803
  • Microsoft System Center Virtual Machine Manager 1801

VMware vSphere

  • Performance of Direct Storage Access (DirectSAN) and Virtual Appliance (Hot Add) transport modes has been improved for backup infrastructure configurations through optimizing system memory interaction.

 Microsoft Azure

  • Added support for Direct Restore to Microsoft Azure for environments with Express Route or site-to-site VPN connectivity to Azure

 Linux File Level Recovery

  • Added support for Linux SUID and SGID preservation to “Copy To” operation.
  • Added support for Btrfs volumes located on an LVM volume.

 Primary Storage Integrations

  • Installing Universal Storage API plug-ins on each backup console (in addition to the backup server) is no longer required.
  • Storage snapshot-only vCloud Director backup jobs are now supported for all storage integrations which support storage snapshot-only jobs. Previously, it was supported for NetApp only.
  • Cisco HyperFlex integration will no longer delete the base sentinel snapshot during each job run to improve processing performance and reduce storage load.


  • Improved performance of enumeration in File to Tape jobs with very large number of files.

 Veeam Cloud & Service Provider partners

Veeam Backup & Replication 9.5 Update 3a also includes enhancements and bug fixes for service providers offering Veeam Cloud Connect services, and managing backup servers with Veeam Availability Console.

In addition, many Common Issues resolved by this new Update 3a release, you can find the details on the KB article

Release Notes Veeam Backup 9.5 Update 3a

Veeam Web Client for vSphere 

New Features and Enhancements of Veeam One