Veeam Backup and Replication 12.1 released


After a long wait, Veeam Backup and Replication 12.1 has been finally released providing several new features mainly focused on security, and it is already available for download at Veeam website.

A direct upgrade to Veeam v12.1 is supported but your current installation must be at least 10a (build


What's new in Veeam Backup and Replication 12.1

You can find a detailed description of key features provided in the following Blog Series:

Below are some gems available in the new version.


Inline Malware Detection

Inline Malware Detection is one of the most interesting new features provided by Veeam v12.1. During the backup operation, Veeam collects metadata and statistics and data are cross-correlated. Once the backup has been completed, malware metadata file is stored in the VBRcatalog and current and previous malware metadata are compared to identify possible unwanted changes.

You can enable this feature from the menu Settings > Malware Detection.



Data Domain support

Veeam Backup & Replication 12.1 now supports Dell Data Domain immutability feature.



KMS support

To increase the security level in the Veeam infrastructure, Veeam v12.1 provides support for Key Management Servers (KMS).



Four-eyes authorization

To prevent backups deletion (accidental or unauthorized), it is now available in Veeam Backup & Replication 12.1 the capability of requiring a second authorization before being able to execute the operation.


Additional information about version 12.1 can be found in the Release Notes.

Veeam Backup and Replication 12.1 is available for download as 30-day trial.


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