8.2 What you can do with Veeam ONE Free Edition

A service provider is going to deploy and use Veeam ONE Free Edition to start monitoring his Veeam Cloud Connect infrastructure.

The first step towards this goal is to install Veeam ONE. For this activity, a dedicated server is preferred:

server name one.cloudconnect.local
IP Address
Operating System Windows Server 2012 R2
Installed components Veeam ONE
vCPU 2
RAM 2 Gb
Disk 40 Gb

On this server, the service provider installs Veeam ONE. There is no dedicated installation media for the Free Edition. Obtain a Free Edition installation by selecting this edition during the common setup:

Install Veeam ONE in Free Edition mode

8.1: Install Veeam ONE in Free Edition mode

Veeam ONE Free Edition is missing multiple features compared to the full edition. But, Veeam decided to let service providers monitor their Veeam Cloud Connect infrastructures with the Free Edition. Specifically:

  • Performance monitoring and alerting for Veeam Cloud Connect infrastructure: Displays Veeam Cloud Connect jobs including their latest state and performance statistics
  • Veeam Cloud Connect reporting: This report pack provides information about Veeam Cloud Connect infrastructure, including user quota usage, capacity planning for cloud repositories and configuration data for cloud gateways and repositories. The reports include Cloud Connect Inventory, Overprovisioned Backup Repositories, Veeam Cloud Connect Replication Provisioning and Veeam Cloud Connect User Report.