Veeam Backup & Replication v9.5 and Older backup proxy is missing C++ runtime components legacy error

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If your backup proxy is running an older OS, such as Windows Server 2008, you will receive the error ”Backup proxy is missing C++ runtime components.” This can be resolved by downloading an updated version of Visual C++. This issue may also occur when security hardening and the registry key CWDIllegalInDllSearch is used.

Manual downloads can be found below. The redistributable package varies by VMware vSphere version.

VMware vSphere version: 5.5 & 6.0

VMware vSphere version 6.5 & 6.7

More information on the warning can be found in the Veeam KB.

If you would like assistance resolving the issue, please email our team of Certified Veeam Engineers

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