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What are the system requirements for Altaro VM Backup?

Last Updated: Mar 06, 2018 12:56PM CET

Supported Hypervisors (Hosts):
 

Microsoft Hyper-V:

  • Windows Server 2008 R2
  • Windows Hyper-V Server 2008 R2 (core installation)
  • Windows Server 2012
  • Windows Hyper-V Server 2012 (core installation)
  • Windows Server 2012 R2
  • Windows Hyper-V Server 2012 R2 (core installation)
  • Windows Server 2016
  • Windows Server 2016 (desktop experience)
  • Windows Hyper-V Server 2016
 

VMware:

  • vSphere: 5.0 / 5.1 / 5.5 / 6.0 / 6.5
  • vCenter: 5.0 / 5.1 / 5.5 / 6.0 / 6.5
  • ESXi: 5.0 / 5.1 / 5.5 / 6.0 / 6.5

(Note that the Free version of VMware ESXi is not supported as it lacks components required by Altaro VM Backup)



Supported Operating Systems:

The Altaro VM Backup products can be installed on the following OSs:

Altaro VM Backup:

  • Windows 2008 R2
  • Windows Hyper-V Server 2008 R2 (core installation)
  • Windows Server 2012
  • Windows Hyper-V Server 2012 (core installation)
  • Windows Server 2012 R2
  • Windows Hyper-V Server 2012 R2 (core installation)
  • Windows Server 2016
  • Windows Server 2016 (desktop experience)
  • Windows Hyper-V Server 2016
  • Windows 7 (64-Bit)
  • Windows 8 (64-Bit)
  • Windows 10 (64-Bit)


Altaro Management Tools (UI):

  • Windows 2008 R2 
  • Windows Server 2012
  • Windows Server 2012 R2
  • Windows Server 2016 (desktop experience)
  • Windows 7 (64-Bit)
  • Windows 8 (64-Bit)
  • Windows 10 (64-Bit)


Altaro Offsite Server:

  • Windows 2008 R2 
  • Windows Hyper-V Server 2008 R2 (core installation)
  • Windows Server 2012 
  • Windows Hyper-V Server 2012 (core installation)
  • Windows Server 2012 R2
  • Windows Hyper-V Server 2012 R2 (core installation)
  • Windows Server 2016
  • Windows Server 2016 (desktop experience)
  • Windows Hyper-V Server 2016
  • Windows 7 (64-Bit)
  • Windows 8 (64-Bit)
  • Windows 10 (64-Bit)



Required Hardware Specifications:


Altaro VM Backup:

  • Minimum of i5 (or equivalent) processor
  • 1 GB RAM + an additional 25MB RAM for every 100GB of data being backed up
  • 1 GB Hard Disk Space (for Altaro VM Backup Program and Settings) + 15 GB (for temporary files created during backup operations)
  • Minimum of 10% free disk space on each volume holding live VM data to be used for Microsoft Volume Shadow Copy


Altaro Hyper-V Host Agent:

  • 500 MB RAM


Altaro Offsite Server:

  • Minimum of i5 (or equivalent) processor
  • 1 GB RAM + an additional 25MB RAM for every 100GB of data being backed up


Software Pre-requisites:
 
  • MS .NET Framework 4.0 on Windows Server 2012
  • Minimum screen resolution for the Altaro Management console: 1280x800



Communication Ports:


Below is a list of the default TCP ports used by our software and their purpose. All these ports must be allowed.


35100 : Communication from Altaro Offsite Server UI to Altaro Offsite Server
35114 - 35117 : Communication from v7 Clients with the Altaro Offsite Server
35119 Communication from Altaro Offsite Server V7 UI to Altaro Offsite Server
35106 : Communication for VMware 6.5, Backup and Restore operations.
35107 Communication between Management Console UI and Altaro VM Backup
35108 Communication from Altaro VM Backup to Altaro Hyper-V Host Agents
35221 : Communication between the 
Altaro Hyper-V Host Agents and Altaro VM Backup
35200 - 35220 Communication from Altaro Hyper-V Host Agents for Boot From Backup
80 & 443 : For Offsite copies to Azure Storage Accounts

 

35101 Communication from v6 Clients with the Altaro Offsite Server
35109 - 35111 : Communication from v6 Clients with the Altaro Offsite Server


Supported Host Operating Systems for Boot from Backup:

 


Windows Server 2012 Host OS and onward are supported for Boot from Backup Drive.

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