Back in the days as Veeam 8 was released, the new Version introduced Forever Forward incremental as new backup chain method.

At this time, I did trainings for some customers on the new Veeam features and backup methods.

As the semi-official Restore-Point-Simulator created by the Veeam SE Timothy Dewin at had not implemented the new backup methods at this time, I created one by myself:

My Veeam Restore Point simulator uses Microsoft Excel and is based on formulas and conditional formatting

  • completely offline usable
  • no macro used, only excel formulas


In the meantime also got support for the new backup methods, but if someone want to try or use my Excel version: