Veeam released the service pack 3a on July, it includes to fix some support issues and it also add to support some current platforms – Microsoft Windows Server 1803, Microsoft Windows Server Hyper-V 1803, Microsoft System Center Virtual Machine Manager 1801, Microsoft Windows 10 April 2018 Update, VMware vSphere 6.7, VMware vCloud Director 9.1…. and added support for Direct Restore to Microsoft Azure for environments with ExpressRoute or site-to-site VPN connectivity to Azure.

The details information you can check from Veeam website

The Installation steps are straightforward, but you need to confirm that you are running version,,,,, or prior to installing this update.

let’s follow the steps and install them.

  1. Login to your Veeam Backup Management Server.
  2. Download BACKUP & REPLICATION 9.5 UPDATE 3a from Veeam website.

  3. It will pop up a notification and said you will need active contract to download updates from September 2018. That means it’s not free for everyone after September.

  4. Open Veeam Backup & Replication console.
  5. Make sure all jobs are successfully, and them disable them.
  6. Check the existing Veeam Backup & Replication version from Veeam Backup & Replication console (Help |Abut) and make sure that the version matches the installation requirements.

  7. Open download folder and double click veeam_backup_9.5.0.1922.update3a_setup.exe file.

  8. Click Yes on the User Access Control page.

  9. Click Next on the Welcome page.

  10. On the Ready to Install page, click Install.

  11. Make sure installed successfully and then click Finish.

  12. Open Veeam Backup &Replication 9.5 console and click Connect.

  13. On the Components Update page, select all servers and then click Apply.

  14. Make sure all components have been upgraded successfully and then click Finish.

  15. Check Veeam Backup & Replication version from Veeam Backup & Replication console (Help |Abut) and make sure that the version is

  16. Last step, don’t forget to uncheck Disable for all jobs to reenable them.

Hope you enjoy this post.

Cary Sun

Twitter: @SifuSun

Author: Cary Sun

Cary Sun is a Principal Consultant, He has a strong background specializing in datacenter and deployment solutions, and has spent over 20 years in the planning, design, and implementation of network technologies and Management and system integration.He hold CISCO CERTIFIED INTERNETWORK EXPERT (CCIE No.4531) from 1999.Cary is also a Microsoft Most Valuable Professional (MVP) and Cisco Champion, He is a published author with serveral titles, include blogs on, author for many books. Specialties: CCIE /CCNA / MCSE / MCITP / MCTS / MCSA / Solution Expert / CCA

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