System Requirements for Virtualization

Review the following requirements for the Virtual Server Protection (VSP) package.

General Package Requirements

The computer on which you plan to install the package must satisfy the following system requirements:

Operating Systems

  • Microsoft Windows Server 2016 x64 Editions
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2012 R2 x64 Editions
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2012 x64 Editions
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2008 x64 Editions

Hard Drive

500 GB recommended.

Depending upon the number of virtual machines that you are planning to backup, ensure that the backup server computer has sufficient free space to store all virtual machine data.


16 GB RAM minimum required


All Windows-compatible processors supported


IIS must be enabled on the backup server.

Supported Web Browsers for the Admin Console

You can run the Admin Console on the following browsers:

  • Apple Safari version 8.0 and later
  • Google Chrome v40 and later
  • Microsoft Edge
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer (IE) v10 or later
  • Mozilla Firefox v47.0 or later

Database Engine

Microsoft SQL Server 2014 Express edition is automatically installed during the installation of the package.

The maximum database size for Microsoft SQL Server 2014 Express edition is 10 gigabytes. If your Express edition database approaches the 10 gigabyte limit, a critical event will appear in the dashboard. To increase the size of the database, you can upgrade to Microsoft SQL Server 2014 Standard edition.

Last modified: 4/16/2018 9:25:38 PM