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Veeam Upgrade from Backup & Replication 6.1 to Backup & Replication 7 Cloud Edition

Posted on 2014-01-21
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We currently have an existing Veeam Backup & Replication 6.1 server and we'd like to move to Veeam Backup & Replication 7 Cloud Edition. Should we consider building a new Veeam server to install the new version of Veeam or is it straight forward to upgrade the existing Veam 6.1 server to Cloud Edition 7?
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I went ahead and ran the version 7 install on our existing 6.1 server today. I had to run a patch which was included in the installation and reboot the server a couple of times, but it worked fine. I have all the historical info and the test backups I ran today worked without any errors. I even got Veeam Cloud backup working with AWS Glacier. Great product, which keeps impressing me the more i use it.
If anyone can offer some optimisation  suggestions or best practices that they can recommend that would be great.
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I'm happy that the upgrade worked fine and caused us no complications.
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