Veeam Backup for Office 365 v1.5 beta – First Look

Today Veeam released the beta of v1.5 for Veeam Backup for Office 365. Here is a quick look at Veeam’s new Office 365 protection software

There appears to be no ability to in place upgrade from Veeam Backup for Office 365 V1.0

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After uninstalling this version, i then re-attempted the installation. I had intended to install this on the same system as my Veeam back:

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After spinning a dedicated Windows Server 2012 R2 VM, we was rocking and rolling:

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Installation of Veeam Explorer for Exchange is also required

Console screen comparison from v1.0 to v1.5

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The obvious difference is the inclusion is the ability to multi tenant from the same console. In the previous version one default repository was configured. In V1.5, multiple repositories can be configured with individual retention policies

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Adding organisations and creation of jobs has also changed:

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Configuration of backup job:

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