Veeam Explorer
for Microsoft Active Directory

Easy, fast, granular recovery of individual AD objects and entire containers. And it’s absolutely FREE!

Veeam Explorer is a part of Veeam Backup™ Free Edition 9.5

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Installed by 500'000 VMware | Hyper-V Admins
#1 recovery tool for Microsoft Active Directory

Veeam® Explorer™ for Microsoft Active Directory makes item-level recovery with Active Directory (AD) a breeze. Now, you can instantly recover individual AD objects and entire containers, including user accounts and computer passwords.

Veeam Explorer for Microsoft Active Directory is a part of Veeam Backup™ Free Edition. Download it today!

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Simple Steps of Recovery


Browse your AD database right from your domain controller backup


Use an LDAP filter to quickly find individual objects and their attributes you need to restore


Recover the selected items directly to the original location or export them to an LDIFDE format

Save time and find what you need

Restoring from Microsoft Active Directory can be complicated. First you must restore the VM hosting your Active Directory Domain Controller, then use the AD restore mode to recover what you need. We can help! Now with Veeam Explorer for Microsoft Active Directory you can quickly and easily browse your AD database (.DIT) right from the backup of your domain controller VM, then find and restore what you need. You can restore it directly to the original location or export it to LDIFDE format—it’s up to you. Simple!

With Veeam Explorer for Microsoft Active Directory you can:

  • Find, view and compare containers, objects and their attributes directly in the domain
  • controller backup
  • Restore individual object attributes and entire objects to their original location or to a different AD database
  • Export objects as .ldf files
  • Restore user and computer account passwords to avoid any impact on users and applications
  • Restore Group Policy Objects (GPOs)NEW, Active Directory-integrated Microsoft DNS recordsNEW and Configuration Partition objectsNEW

Products and editions

Veeam Explorer for Microsoft Active Directory is available in all editions of Veeam Availability Suite™, Veeam Backup & Replication™ and Veeam Backup Essentials™. It is also included in Veeam Backup™ Free Edition and can be used in conjunction with Veeam Endpoint Backup™ FREE.

Don't pay for Active Directory recovery — do it for FREE!

Availability for ALL applications

Veeam Availability Suite combines the industry-leading backup, restore and replication capabilities of Veeam Backup & Replication™ with the advanced monitoring, reporting and capacity planning functionality of Veeam ONE™. Veeam Availability Suite delivers everything you need to reliably ensure and manage your VMware vSphere and Microsoft Hyper-V environments, providing you with a high availability data center through the following capabilities:

About Veeam Software

Veeam® recognizes the new challenges companies across the globe face in enabling the Always-On Enterprise™, a business that must operate 24.7.365. To address this, Veeam has pioneered a new market of Availability for the Always-On Enterprise™ by helping organizations meet recovery time and point objectives (RTPO™) of less than 15 minutes for all applications and data, through a fundamentally new kind of solution that delivers high-speed recovery, data loss avoidance, verified recoverability, leveraged data and complete visibility. Veeam Availability Suite™, which includes Veeam Backup & Replication™, leverages virtualization, storage, and cloud technologies that enable the modern data center to help organizations save time, mitigate risks, and dramatically reduce capital and operational costs, while always supporting the current and future business goals of Veeam customers.