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System Requirements for Virtual Server Agent with Microsoft Hyper-V

The following requirements are for the Virtual Server Agent for Microsoft Hyper-V.

Physical Machine Operating Systems - Hyper-V Virtual Servers

  • Microsoft Windows Server 2019 (including Core Edition)
  • Microsoft Hyper-V Server 2019 (including Core Edition)
  • Microsoft Windows Server, version 1709 (including Core Edition)
  • Microsoft Hyper-V Server, version 1709 (including Core Edition)
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2016 (including Core Edition)
  • Microsoft Hyper-V Server 2016 (including Core Edition)
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2012 R2 (including Core Edition)
  • Microsoft Hyper-V Server 2012 R2 (including Core Edition)
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2012 (including Core Edition)
  • Microsoft Hyper-V Server 2012 (including Core Edition)
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1

Virtual Machine Operating Systems

All guest operating systems supported by Microsoft Hyper-V.

Hyper-V Integration Services

To back up the virtual machines on a Hyper-V server or cluster, Hyper-V integration services must be installed and updated on the virtual machine.

Hard Drive

100 GB is recommended.

Hardware Specifications

For information about hardware requirements for the Virtual Server Agent, see Hardware Specifications for Virtual Server Agent.

Allocation Unit Size of the NTFS Volumes

The cluster size or the allocation unit size of an NTFS volume in a virtual machine must be multiple of 1024 bytes. You can set the cluster size before formatting a volume. The default cluster size is 4096 bytes.

Microsoft Visual C++

The following Redistributable Package is installed automatically. The Redistributable Package can co-exist with other versions of this software.

  • Microsoft Visual C++ 2010 Redistributable Package

Notes on Virtual Server Agent Installations for Hyper-V

The Virtual Server Agent is installed directly onto the Hyper-V Server.

DISCLAIMER

Third-party maintenance (minor) releases or service packs that are supported by the Commvault software may not be listed in our System Requirements. When possible, Commvault provides information on any known issues related to these minor releases or service packs. In some cases, these minor releases or service packs affect how the Commvault software works. Commvault software may experience changes in functionality as the result of the third-party minor release or service pack. These changes are beyond the control of Commvault. Platforms that are supported in the current version of Commvault software may not be supported in earlier versions of the software. Contact your software provider to ensure that third-party minor releases or service packs are compatible with the Commvault software.

Additional considerations regarding minimum requirements and End-of-Life policies from third-party vendors also apply.

Last modified: 8/23/2019 7:39:24 PM