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arcserve-KB : arcserve Central Applications r16.5 Software Compatibility Matrix

Last Update: 2016-06-01 03:06:51 UTC

Arcserve Central Applications r16.5
Compatibility Matrix

Last Updated: November 26, 2014

Arcserve Central Protection Manager

OS Release Edition Physical machine
Supported Architecture/ServicePack Level
x86 x64
Windows 2008 R2 Standard Not Applicable SP1
Enterprise Not Applicable SP1
Data Center Not Applicable SP1
Web Server Not Applicable SP1
Foundation Server Not Applicable SP1
Storage Server (WSS) Not Applicable SP1
Small Business Server 2011 (SBS) Not Applicable SP1
Server Core Not Applicable
Windows 2012 Standard Not Applicable Supported
Data Center Not Applicable Supported
Foundation Server Not Applicable Supported
Essentials Not Applicable Supported
Storage Server (WSS) Not Applicable Supported
Server Core Not Applicable
Windows 2012 R2 Standard Not Applicable Supported
Data Center Not Applicable Supported
Foundation Server Not Applicable Supported
Essentials Not Applicable Supported
Storage Server (WSS) Not Applicable Supported
Server Core Not Applicable

 

Supported Database Edition x86 x64
SQL Server 2005 Workgroup, Enterprise, Standard, Developer SP3, SP4 SP3, SP4
SQL Server 2008 Enterprise, Standard, Workgroup, Web, Compact, Developer SP1,SP2 SP1,SP2
SQL Server 2008 R2 Enterprise, Standard, Workgroup, Web, Compact, Developer Supported Supported
SQL Express 2008 R2 Express Supported Supported
SQL Server 2012 Enterprise, Standard,Web, Business Intelligence, Developer Supported Supported
SQL Server 20144 Enterprise, Standard,Web, Business Intelligence, Developer Supported Supported

 

IT Management Server Infrastructure Management Tools * Version
Nimsoft Server: 5.11
Robot: 5.32
Unified Monitoring Portal: 2.1.2
Kaseya Server: 6.1.0.0
Agent: 6.1.0.6
* Lets Central Protection Manager detect alerts on D2D nodes and send them to servers running IT Management Server Infrastructure Management Tools.

 

Note for Arcserve Central Protection Manager:

  • All OS supported by physical machine will also be supported as Virtual Machine, as long as the virtualization vendor supports it.
  • Arcserve Central Protection Manager can manage Arcserve D2D and Arcserve Backup Server nodes with version equal to 16.5. Arcserve D2D nodes with version lower than 16.5 can be upgraded using D2D deployment in CA ARCserve Central Protection Manager.
  • All supported SQL Server databases are supported at a local or remote location.

 

Arcserve Central Reporting

OS Release Edition Physical Machine
Supported Architecture/ServicePack Level
x86 x64
Windows 2008 R2 Standard Not Applicable SP1
Enterprise Not Applicable SP1
Data Center Not Applicable SP1
Web Server Not Applicable SP1
Foundation Server Not Applicable SP1
Storage Server (WSS) Not Applicable SP1
Small Business Server 2011 (SBS) Not Applicable SP1
Server Core Not Applicable
Windows 2012 Standard Not Applicable Supported
Data Center Not Applicable Supported
Foundation Server Not Applicable Supported
Essentials Not Applicable Supported
Storage Server (WSS) Not Applicable Supported
Server Core Not Applicable
Windows 2012 R2 Standard Not Applicable Supported
Data Center Not Applicable Supported
Foundation Server Not Applicable Supported
Essentials Not Applicable Supported
Storage Server (WSS) Not Applicable Supported
Server Core Not Applicable

Note for rcerve Central Reporting:

  • Arcserve Central Reporting relies on the database that is configured in Arcserve Central Protection Manager. To help ensure the Arcserve Central Reporting can work properly, install Arcserve Central Protection Manager on the same or a different server.

 

Arcserve Central Virtual Standby

OS Release Edition Physical machine
Supported Architecture/ServicePack Level
x86 x64
Windows 2008 R2 Standard Not Applicable SP1
Enterprise Not Applicable SP1
Data Center Not Applicable SP1
Web Server Not Applicable SP1
Foundation Server Not Applicable SP1
Storage Server (WSS) Not Applicable SP1
Small Business Server 2011 (SBS) Not Applicable SP1
Server Core Not Applicable
Windows 2012 Standard Not Applicable Supported
Data Center Not Applicable Supported
Foundation Server Not Applicable Supported
Essentials Not Applicable Supported
Storage Server (WSS) Not Applicable Supported
Server Core Not Applicable
Windows 2012 R2 2 Standard Not Applicable Supported
Data Center Not Applicable Supported
Foundation Server Not Applicable Supported
Essentials Not Applicable Supported
Storage Server (WSS) Not Applicable Supported
Server Core Not Applicable

 

Supported Hypervisors Edition Supported udpate /ServicePack Level
x86 x64
Windows Server 2008 Hyper-V Standard Not Applicable SP2
Enterprise Not Applicable SP2
Data Center Server Not Applicable SP2
Server Core Not Applicable SP2
Windows Server 2008 R2 Hyper-V Standard Not Applicable SP1
Enterprise Not Applicable SP1
Server Core Not Applicable SP1
Data Center Server Not Applicable SP1
Microsoft Hyper-v Server 2008 Microsoft Hyper-v Server 2008 Not Applicable SP2
Microsoft Hyper-v Server 2008 R2 Microsoft Hyper-v Server 2008 R2 Not Applicable SP1
Windows Server 2012 Hyper-V Data Center Server Not Applicable Supported
Standard Not Applicable Supported
Server Core Not Applicable Supported
Microsoft Hyper-v Server 2012 Microsoft Hyper-v Server 2012 Not Applicable Supported
Windows Server 2012 R2 Hyper-V 2 Data Center Server Not Applicable Supported
Standard Not Applicable Supported
Server Core Not Applicable Supported
Microsoft Hyper-v Server 2012 R2 2 Microsoft Hyper-v Server 2012 R2 Not Applicable Supported
VMware ESX Server ESX Server 4.0 Update 4    
ESXi Server 4.0 Update 4    
ESX server 4.1 Update 3    
ESXi server 4.1 Update 3    
ESXi server 5.0 Update 1, Update 2    
ESXi Server 5.1 1 Update 1 1, Update 2 4    
ESXi Server 5.5 3, Update 1 4, Update 2 4    
VMware vCenter Server vCenter Server 4.0 Update 4    
vCenter Server 4.1 Update 3    
vCenter Server 5.0 Update 1, Update 2    
vCenter Server 5.1 1, Update 11, Update 2 4    
vCenter Server 5.5 3, Update 1 4, Update 2 4    
VMware vCenter Server Appliance vCenter Server Appliance 5.1 1, Update 1 1, Update 2 4    
vCenter Server Appliance Server 5.5 3, Update 1 4, Update 2 4    

 

Note for Arcserve Central Virtual Standby:

  • Arcserve Central Virtual Standby can manage all operating syestems and applications that are supported by Arcserve D2D r16.5 . See the Arcserve D2D r16.5 Compatibility Matrix to view the system requirements for Virtual Standby components.
  • Virtual Standby Monitor/Proxy can be any server on which Arcserve D2D is installed except Windows Server Core, Foundation Server, Storage Server and Small Business Server (SBS).
  • Microsoft Hyper-V Server 2008 and Windows Server 2008 Hyper-V are supported only from SP2.

 

Arcserve Central Host-Based VM Backup

 

Update 1 for Arcserve Central Applications r16.5, now adds the capability to protect 'non-Windows' VMs. Please click here for details

 

OS Release Edition Physical machine
Supported Architecture/ServicePack Level
x86 x64
Windows 2008 R2 Standard Not Applicable SP1
Enterprise Not Applicable SP1
Data Center Not Applicable SP1
Web Server Not Applicable SP1
Foundation Server Not Applicable SP1
Storage Server (WSS) Not Applicable SP1
Small Business Server 2011 (SBS) Not Applicable SP1
Server Core Not Applicable
Windows 2012 Standard Not Applicable Supported
Data Center Not Applicable Supported
Foundation Server Not Applicable Supported
Essentials Not Applicable Supported
Storage Server (WSS) Not Applicable Supported
Server Core Not Applicable
Windows 2012 R2 2 Standard Not Applicable Supported
Data Center Not Applicable Supported
Foundation Server Not Applicable Supported
Essentials Not Applicable Supported
Storage Server (WSS) Not Applicable Supported
Server Core Not Applicable Supported
Supported Proxy for Host-Based VM Backup:
Windows 2012 3 Standard Not Applicable Supported
Data Center Not Applicable Supported
Essentials Not Applicable Supported
Windows 2008 R2 Standard Not Applicable SP1
Enterprise Not Applicable SP1
Data Center Not Applicable SP1
Web Server Not Applicable SP1
Windows 2008 Standard SP1, SP2 SP1, SP2
Enterprise SP1, SP2 SP1, SP2
Data Center SP1, SP2 SP1, SP2
Web Server SP1, SP2 SP1, SP2
Windows 2003 R2 Standard SP2 SP2
Enterprise SP2 SP2
Data Center SP2 SP2
Web Server SP2 SP2
Windows 2003 Standard SP1, SP2 SP1, SP2
Enterprise SP1, SP2 SP1, SP2
Data Center SP1, SP2 SP1, SP2
Web Server SP1, SP2 SP1, SP2

 

Supported Hypervisors
VMware ESX Server ESX Server 4.0 Update 4
ESXi Server 4.0 Update 4
ESX Server 4.1 Update 3
ESXi Server 4.1 Update 3
ESXi Server 5.0 Update 1, Update 2
ESXi Server 5.1 1, Update 1 1, Update 2 4
ESXi Server 5.5 3, Update 1 4, Update 2 4
VMware vCenter Server vCenter Server 4.0 Update 4
vCenter Server 4.1 Update 3
vCenter Server 5.0 Update 1, Update 2
vCenter Server 5.1 1, Update 1 1, Update 2 4
vCenter Server 5.5 3, Update 1 4, Update 2 4

VMware vCenter Server Appliance

vCenter Server Appliance 5.1 1, Update 1 1, Update 2 1
vCenter Server Appliance Server 5.5 3, Update 1 3, Update 2 4

 

Note for rcserve Central Host-Based VM Backup:

  • rcserve Central Host-Based VM Backup can manage all operating systems and applications that are supported by CArcserve D2D r16.5.
  • Windows Server 2012 is not supported as proxy server in Host Based VM Backup r16.5
  • Due to a VMware limitation, Arcserve Host-Based VM Backup cannot protect Windows Server 2012 virtual machines that have ReFS volumes, NTFS Data Deduplication volumes, or both enabled. However, Host-Based VM Backup can protect Windows Server 2012 virtual machines that does not have ReFS volumes, NTFS Data Deduplication volumes, or both disabled. To protect Windows Server 2012 virtual machines that have ReFS volumes, NTFS Data Deduplication volumes, or both enabled, install Arcserve D2D inside the virtual machines and perform the backup operations directly from the virtual machines.
  • To protect Windows Server 2012 virtual machines that have ReFS volumes, NTFS Data Deduplication volumes, or both enabled, install Arcserve D2D inside the virtual machines and perform the backup operations directly from the virtual machines.
  • Host Based VM Backup supports VMware View

VMware View Support:

  • Host-Based VM Backup supports VMware View with exception to the following limitations:
  • The following limitations affect backing up and restoring VMware View linked clone virtual machines using Arcserve Central Host-Based VM Backup.
    • Arcserve Central Host-Based VM Backup supports backing up VMware View full virtual machines.
    • Arcserve Central Host-Based VM Backup does not support backing up nodes that are configured as VMware View linked clone virtual machines.
  • Update 1 for Arcserve Central Applications r16.5, now adds the capability to protect 'non-Windows' VMs that are supported on VMware ESX 4.x and 5.x. Please click here for details

 

Browser Support for All Central Applications
Browser Version
Internet Explorer 8
9
10
11
Firefox 3.5.3 or later
3.6.x
4
5
6
Chrome 3.0.195.27 and above

 

Note for ALL Central Applications:

  • This matrix is also valid for the localized product(s) available for this release, unless otherwise specified, or unless restrictions / limitations are explicitly specified.
  • All the above OS/Applications/Hypervisors support at base level (RTM) also except Microsoft Hyper-V Server 2008 and Windows Server 2008 Hyper-V for Arcserve Central Virtual Standby.
  • Both x86 and x64 browser architectures are supported.
  • Arcserve Host-Based VM Backup and Arcserve Central Virtual Stand-by support minor versions of vCener versions unless otherwise specified.
  • All Central Applications requires Adobe Flash Player version 10.2.152.26 or later.

Note for Arcserve Central Host-Based VM Backup:
Arcserve Central Host-Based VM Backup can restore data at application level granularity on computers running all operating systems that are supported by Arcserve D2D excluding the following operating systems:

  • Windows XP x86 and x64
  • Windows Vista x86 and x64
  • Windows 7 x86 and x64
  • Windows 8 x86 and x64
  • Windows 8.1 x86 and x64

Note: Arcserve Central Host-Based VM Backup behaves in this manner because VMware does not support creating application level meta data on the excluded operating systems. Please refer Release Notes for more details.

Arcserve Central Host-Based VM Backup supports VIX 1.11.0 through 1.11.6

1 Note for vSphere 5.1 Support

  • Because of VMware limitations with VDDK 5.1, vSphere 5.1, Update 1 are supported with only VDDK 5.0 Update 1.
  • VIX 1.12 is supported with RO66936.

2 Note for Windows 2012 R2 Support

  • Arcserve Central Host-Based VM Backup and Arcserve Virtual Stand-by requires RO66936

3 Note for Vsphere 5.5 Support

  • Arcserve Central Host-Based VM Backup and Arcserve Virtual Stand-by requires RO68430
  • VIX 1.13.0 is supported with RO68430
  • Windows Server 2012 Virtual Machines that have ReFS volumes, NTFS Data Deduplication volumes are supported with this patch
  • VMware VDDK 5.5 is supported with RO68430 if Proxy server OS is x64-based only

4 Requires Update 2 (RO71574)

Virtual SAN (vSAN) is supported for Host Based VM Backup and Virtual Standby from Update 2 and later

Legends:

  • x - Not Supported
  • Supported - Supported at the Base Level (RTM) of the Operating System/Application.
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