Veeam Agent for Microsoft Windows 3.0.2 supports Microsoft Windows 10 May 2019 Update (version 1903)

Posted by Paul Braren on May 27 2019 (updated on Jan 21 2020) in
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  • May 28 2019 update, official 1903 support doesn't arrive until 3.0.2 next month (June), details from Anton Gostev below.

    Jul 22 2019 update, Official 1903 support arrived with 3.0.2 on July 16 2019, see release notes, download, and more details below, featuring a manual 3.0.1 to 3.0.2 simple upgrade walk-thru video below.

    Jan 20 2020 update - Video that demonstrates a fresh install of 3.0.2 on Windows 10 1903 now published below, see also the complete Veeam Software Playlist.

    Below is the article as it originally appeared, with updates added below.

    Veeam Agent for Microsoft Windows 3.0.1


    Last week, Microsoft released Windows 10 May 2019 Update Version 1903, all sorts of details found below. I had a chance to install 1903 and the latest Veeam Agent this past weekend. Before I dove in, I first verified that they're fully supported when used together. Then I made sure to my Windows 10 version 1809 was backed up recently, having been burned by (re-release) in the past. This avoided reliance on Microsoft Windows native roll-back feature. I feel a lot better having a full system image before upgrading, especially on my daily driver system.

    Digging around a little, I quickly found that Veeam documentation has you covered. Here's an excerpt I created with the latest Windows versions that are supported, found at Veeam HelpCenter under System Requirements:

    OS - Both 64-bit and 32-bit (where applicable) versions of the following operating systems are supported:

    • Microsoft Windows 10 (including version 1903)2
    • Microsoft Windows Server 2019

    2 Microsoft Windows 10 Education is supported starting from build 10586 and higher.


    See also announcement in the Veeam Forums here:
    [ALL VERSIONS] Current version is 3.0.1 (March 26, 2019):

    Veeam Agent for Microsoft Windows 3.0.1

    Released on: March 26, 2019
    Latest version: > Download here
    GA version: (January 22, 2019)

    Before the new version is published to auto-update servers follow the manual upgrade procedure.

    Complete list of the new features and enhancements > What's New in 3.0
    System Requirements, Known Issues, Installation and Upgrade > Release Notes
    All user guides, manuals and other documentation in multiple formats > Veeam Help Center

    Click F1 in any product window to be taken to the corresponding page of the Online Help.



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    May 28 2019 Update

    See Anton Gostev's important clarification in the comments below:

    Anton Gostev • 38 minutes ago
    Thanks Paul. We need to correct our online help because Windows 10 May 2019 Update version 1903 is not actually fully supported yet. It will only be supported by version 3.0.2 to be released next month. Looks like Help Center is the only existing place with this mistake ;) as all other linked documents are correct.

    Jul 22 2019 Update

    Here's the Veeam forum thread post you've been waiting for, in Windows 10 May / 1903 Support:

    Re: Windows 10 May / 1903 Support
    Post by Dima P. » Jul 16, 2019 2:17 pm
    Hello folks,

    Veeam Agent for Windows 3.0.2 is officially live and it fully supports Windows 10 1903 (aka May Update). You can get it from Cheers!

    My orginal title of this article was:
    Veeam Agent for Microsoft Windows support for Microsoft Windows 10 May 2019 Update, version 1903 (official support arriving with 3.0.2 in June)
    but I've had to change it to:
    Veeam Agent for Microsoft Windows 3.0.2 supports Microsoft Windows 10 May 2019 Update (version 1903)

    It appears to have taken Veeam a little longer than originally expected to complete their thorough testing, but we're all set now, and Windows 1903 support is clearly called out in the 3.0.2 Release Notes too:

    Both 64-bit and 32-bit (where applicable) versions of the following operating systems are supported:
    • Microsoft Windows Server 2019
    • Microsoft Windows Server 2016
    • Microsoft Windows Server Semi-Annual Channel (including version 1903)
    • Microsoft Windows Server 2012 R2
    • Microsoft Windows Server 2012
    • Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1
    Microsoft Windows 10 (including version 1903)
    • Microsoft Windows 8.x
    • Microsoft Windows 7 SP1

    TinkerTry YouTube Channel - Jul 22 2019 - Manually upgrading Veeam Agent for Windows 3.0.1 to 3.0.2 for Win 10 May 2019 Update [version 1903]

    Jan 20 2020 Update

    New video from the day before I headed to Europe last year now published! I had a lot of changes to perform on my Lenovo Yoga, and I needed a quick way to roll back in case things went sideways. Worked great!

    Installing Veeam Agent for Windows 3.0.2 for Windows 10 May 2019 Update [version 1903]

    As for Windows 10 Build 1909 support, follow this Veeam Community Forums thread.

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