Block-Level Replication for File System: System Requirements

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The following requirements are for the Block-Level Replication feature for File System.

Operating System

Microsoft Windows Server 2019 (Standard, Datacenter) (64-bit only)

Microsoft Windows Server 2019 Editions

Windows 2016

Microsoft Windows Server 2016 Editions

Nano Servers are not supported. For more information, see Considerations for Microsoft Windows Server 2016.

Windows 10

Microsoft Windows Client 10 Editions

Microsoft Windows Client 8.1

For more information, see Considerations for Microsoft Windows Server 2012, 2012 R2, and Windows 8.

Microsoft Windows Client 8

Windows 2012

Microsoft Windows Server 2012 R2 Editions

For more information, see Considerations for Microsoft Windows Server 2012, 2012 R2, and Windows 8.x.

Windows 7

Microsoft Windows 7 Editions

Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2 Editions

Server Core installations are not supported.

Hard Drive

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

To calculate the disk space requirements for the job results directory, see Job Results Directory Disk Space Calculation.

32 GB of free disk space is required for the replication cache.

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

Physical Disk Sector Size

The source volume and the destination volume must have the same physical disk sector size. For example, if the disk sector size of the source volume is 512 bytes, make sure that the disk sector size of the destination volume is also 512 bytes.

Processor

A minimum of 4 processor machine is required for the source computer and the destination computer.

Miscellaneous

.NET Framework

On most versions of Windows, the .NET Framework 4.6.2 is automatically installed.

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