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Block-Level Backup for Windows: System Requirements

The following are the requirements for block-level backup for Windows.

Operating System

Windows Server 2019

Microsoft Windows Server 2019 Editions

Windows 10

Microsoft Windows Client 10 Editions

Windows 8

Microsoft Windows Client 8

Microsoft Windows Client 8.1

*See Considerations for Microsoft Windows Server 2012, 2012 R2, and Windows 8 for more information.

Windows Server 2016

Microsoft Windows Server 2016 Editions

Windows Server 2012

Microsoft Windows Server 2012 Editions

Microsoft Windows Server 2012 R2 Editions

Windows Server 2008

Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2 Editions

Hard Drive

1 GB minimum of hard disk space for installing the software.

500 MB of free disk space is required for job result directory. The cluster size of the backup volume must be equal to the volume of the Job Results directory. If the live browse volume is more than 16TB, and your cluster size is 4096 bytes, then the live browse operation fails.

Some agents and components require additional disk space, see Agents and Components Requiring Additional Disk Space.

500 MB of free disk space is required for log directory.

Processor

All Windows-compatible processors are supported.

Miscellaneous

.NET Framework

.NET Framework 4.0 is automatically installed. Note that .NET Framework 4.0 can co-exist with other versions of this software.

Microsoft Visual C++

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

Microsoft Visual C++ 2010 Redistributable Package

Microsoft Visual C++ 2013 Redistributable Package

Microsoft Visual C++ 2017 Redistributable Package

For Windows 2008 R2 computers, use a minimum of Service Pack 1.

Supported File Systems

Supported Drivers

Supported Sector Size for Hard Drives

Disclaimer

Last modified: 7/12/2019 3:49:15 PM