Veeam Backup & Replication v12 released


After a long wait, Veeam Backup & Replication v12 has been finally released providing a lot of new and interesting features most administrators will find absolutely useful.

PostgreSQL support for the Veeam configuration DB, direct backup to Object Storage, VeeaMover, Hardened Repository enhancement are only some of the new features introduced in Veeam Backup & Replication v12.



What's new in Veeam Backup & Replication v12

Announced in late 2021 during the annual Veeam Vanguard summit, Veeam v12 has finally seen the light and it's now GA.


The most interesting features can be summarized as follow:


  • Scale-out Repository enhancement
  • Per-machine backup chains
  • Backup Job Health Check
  • Backup Copy Job Mirroring vs Prune
  • VeeaMover
  • VMs exclusion from backup
  • MFA and automatic session logoff


  • Veeam CDP enhancements
  • Best Practices Analyzer
  • Permissions only restore for Windows
  • PowerShell enhancements


Veeam v12 posts

To discover what's new in version 12, I already published several blog posts with lots of screenshots and procedure descriptions you may find useful:

I published also a video in my YouTube channel showing the most interesting features provided by Veeam Backup & Replication v12. Although this video is in Italian, you can enable English subtitles by clicking on the YouTube CC button.

Version 12 doesn't require to change license format and v11 format is absolutely working.

Veeam Backup & Replication v12 is available to download as 30-day free trial.


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