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How to Determine Secure DraaS Compatibility with Veeam

System requirements for servers that you’ll use for Veeam Cloud Connect infrastructure must meet these requirements

Cloud Gateway Hardware

  • CPU: x86 or x86-64 processor
  • Memory: OS requirements plus Cloud Gateway Service requirements.
    • A single connection from a tenant takes about 512 KB of memory. 1 GB of memory in a cloud gateway can receive up to 2,000 concurrent connections
  • Disk Space: 300 MB
  • Network: 1 Gbps LAN

Operating System

Veeam Cloud Connect supports both 32-bit and 64-bit versions of these operating systems:

  • Microsoft Windows Server 2019
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2016
  • Microsoft Windows Server Semi-Annual Channel (from version 1803 to version 20H2)
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2012 R2
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2012
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1
  • Microsoft Windows 10 (from version 1803 to version 20H2)
  • Microsoft Windows 8.1
  • Microsoft Windows 7 SP1

Veeam Backup Server

The service provider backup server must meet these requirements:


  • Memory: at least 8 GB RAM, 16 GB RAM for installations with more than 100 parallel tenant tasks

To improve data processing performance:

SQL Database

These versions of Microsoft SQL Server installed on a dedicated server are recommended:

  • Microsoft SQL Server 2019 Standard or Enterprise Edition
  • Microsoft SQL Server 2017 Standard or Enterprise Edition
  • Microsoft SQL Server 2016 Standard or Enterprise Edition

For additional information, including system requirements for cloud repositories and WAN accelerators, see this Veeam Help Center article.