Recall that VMware vSphere 6.5 was announced on Oct 18, but released on Nov 15, 2016. By November 30th, NAKIVO let us know their stance on support for 6.5:
Full vSphere 6.5 support will be available in Q1 2017, however, we may have some limited support till the end of this year.
information that I added to my original article:
Basically, it turns out v6.2 worked fine with ESXi 6.5, as I demonstrated in my video:
Now we have v7 beta availability announced, sign up here:
and it's official:
Support for vSphere v6.5
vSphere NAKIVO Backup & Replication v7 Beta keeps pace with industry updates and provides support for the latest VMware vSphere release. The new version can back up, replicate, and recover VMware vSphere v6.5 VMs right out of the box, without any extra setup. NAKIVO Backup & Replication v7 Beta supports the new VMware vSphere v6.5 features, including new VM attributes, encrypted VMs, and so on.
There's a lot more to this upcoming release, including Hyper-V Backup and Hyper-V Replication, see the whole list here, then go ahead and get signed up for the beta. Once you fill out the form (screenshot below), you can immediately start the download of the Virtual Appliance to give it a try and/or give product feedback. Enjoy!
Once downloaded, it took only a few minutes to install the appliance then configure it, creating my first backup job. No non-disclosure agreements to sign. Easy!
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AUG 09 2016 by Mike Preston at mwpreston.net
This is an in-depth article that really gets into the components and features, a great read!
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