Veeam Backup proxy is missing C++ runtime components error

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If your backup proxy is running an older version of C++ 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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