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Veritas Backup Exec 21 – 21.x Software Compatibility List (SCL)

Introduction

This document lists the available operating systems, platforms, and applications specifically supported by Veritas to be compatible with Backup Exec ™ 21.

The following guidelines regarding this Software Compatibility List (SCL) should be understood:

• Veritas support of 3rd party manufacturer products:
Veritas will cooperate with 3rd party vendors and attempt to assist in the diagnosis of problems found between the 3rd party products and Veritas products. Veritas Technical Support, for the combination of Veritas and 3rd party products listed in this document, is conditional on the 3rd party product being supported by the original manufacturer or vendor. If the original vendor has ceased providing support for a version of their product, Veritas also will no longer be able to provide support on that product in combination with our products.

• Minor update version support:
The contents of this document including 3rd party applications, databases, operating systems, in combination with Veritas products represent what has been tested in Veritas labs, or in Veritas-supervised partner labs, but is not intended to be a complete list of supported products and versions. Manufacturers of these products may frequently release minor version updates to their products as maintenance during their product’s normal life cycle. (e.g. version 1.x.x.x) that may not be explicitly listed in this document. In these situations where the base or major version of the product is listed as supported in this document but the minor maintenance update is not, Veritas will provide “reasonable effort” support on these versions until specific testing of them has completed.

• Not every combination of software and hardware has been tested:
Veritas provides reasonable effort to qualify Backup Exec with as many different operating systems, service packs, hardware platforms, database application service packs, and other applications as possible. However, due to the number of combinations, it is not possible to test all combinations for compatibility. If a particular service pack or version is not listed as specifically supported by Veritas, it may work fine but it has not been explicitly tested by Veritas with Backup Exec and may not be eligible for support.

• Alternative Configurations:
Our Licensed Software is designed to interoperate with many types of systems, applications, and hardware. Sometimes a customer may choose to use our Licensed Software in an “Alternative Configuration”, namely, an environment that has not been validated, approved, or verified to operate with our Licensed Software or which does not support such Licensed Software or only supports limited functionality. Veritas does not support Alternative Configurations, and we have no obligation to provide Support Services to Licensed Software in an Alternative Configuration. Veritas makes no warranty with respect to use of Licensed Software in an Alternative Configuration and any such use is at your own risk. A “Supported Configuration” might be converted into an Alternative Configuration where a vendor modifies one of its components that is part of the original Supported Configuration. As a consequence, your Licensed Software would then be operating in an Alternative Configuration. If you experience a problem with the Licensed Software in an Alternative Configuration or if your issue deals with script that was not developed by Veritas or an authorized consulting partner, then we may ask you to reproduce the problem in a Supported Configuration environment. Please note we have no obligation to attempt to resolve problems that cannot be replicated in a Supported Configuration. However, if the problem can be replicated in a Supported Configuration, we will investigate the problem in that Supported Configuration and attempt to resolve it. If the problem cannot be replicated in a Supported Configuration, then Veritas has no obligation to investigate or attempt to resolve the problem.

• What’s New
This document reflects updates for Backup Exec 21.1
For details about Backup Exec 21.1, see: https://www.veritas.com/content/support/en_US/downloads/detail.REL741973

Support for Cloud File Share
• Azure File Share
• AWS FSx for Windows File Server

Agent for Windows Compatibility
• Windows 10 – Service Pack 2004
• Windows Server Semi-Annual Channel- Windows Server 2004

Agent for Linux
• Red Hat 6.10
• Red Hat 8.2
• Oracle Linux 8.2
• Ubuntu 19.10
• Ubuntu 20.04
• Debian 10 Update 4
• Debian 10 Update 5
• Debian 9 Update 9
• Debian 9 Update 10
• Debian 9 Update 11
• Debian 9 Update 12
• Debian 9 Update 13

Remote Media Agent for Linux
• Red Hat 6.10
• Red Hat 8.2

Agent for VMware Compatibility
• vSphere 7 Update 1

Agent for Applications and Databases
• Microsoft SharePoint Server 2019
• Oracle 18c

Cluster Support
• Added support for Microsoft SQL AG

•Refer to Retiring Soon section for items planned for end-of-life.

Introduction | Getting Started | Backup Exec Server Operating System Compatibility | Agent Operating System Compatibility | Agent for Applications and Databases Compatibility | Agent for VMware and Hyper-V Compatibility | Cloud File Share Compatibility | Backup Exec Upgrade Compatibility | Backup Exec Feature Specific Compatibility | 3rd Party Software Compatibility | End-of-Life information

Getting Started

Backup Exec Documentation

ItemLocation
Backup Exec 21 Administrator’s Guidehttps://www.veritas.com/content/support/en_US/doc/59226269-141939367-0/index
Backup Exec 21 Command Line Interface Help Download
Backup Exec 21 Tuning and Performance Guidehttps://www.veritas.com/content/support/en_US/doc/40056030-143585874-1
Backup Exec 21 Readmehttps://www.veritas.com/content/support/en_US/doc/59226813-141939443-0/index
Backup Exec Subscription Licensing Guide
Hardware and Cloud Storage Compatibility List (HCL)https://www.veritas.com/content/support/en_US/doc/BE_20_HCL

Supported languages for the Backup Exec

• Backup Exec supports only the following languages. No other combination of Backup Exec and operating system language configurations are tested or qualified.

Languages
Chinese (Simplified), Chinese (Traditional), English, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Brazilian Portuguese, Russian, Spanish

Minimum System Requirements

ItemsRequirements
Operating SystemThe Backup Exec Server can only be installed on 64 bit OS platforms.

You cannot install a Backup Exec server on a computer that runs the Windows Server Core installation option of Windows Server. You can only install the Backup Exec Agent for Windows on Server Core computers.

You cannot install SQL Express or SQL Server on a Windows Server 2008 R2 computer that is configured in a Read Only Domain Controller (RODC) role. The Read Only Domain Controller role does not let you use the local accounts that are required for SQL Express and SQL Server. When you install Backup Exec on an RODC computer you must select a remote SQL instance for the Backup Exec Database.

For Windows Server 2012 and later computers, you cannot install Backup Exec or the Agent for Windows on a volume that is enabled for deduplication in Windows or a ReFS volume.
Additional application support
Internet BrowserInternet Explorer 9 or later
ProcessorIntel 64, Xeon (64bit), AMD64, or compatible
Screen resolution1024 x 768
Default instance database repositorySQL Express 2014 SP3
MemoryRequired: 1GB RAM above the operating system’s requirements for the exclusive use by Backup Exec.

Recommended: 2 GB RAM (or more for better performance)

Note: RAM requirements may vary depending on the operations performed, the options installed, and the specific computer configuration.

For the Central Admin Server Option: 1 GB RAM is required; 2 GB RAM is recommended.

System Recovery Disk: 1 GB minimum (dedicated) for the multi-lingual version.

Virtual Memory Recommendations: 20 MB above the Windows recommended size for total paging file size (total for all disk volumes).
Refer to your Microsoft Windows documentation for instructions on how to view or set the paging file size.

For memory requirements for the Deduplication Option, you should review the topic ‘Requirements for the Deduplication Option’ in the Backup Exec Administrator’s Guide.
Installation disk space1.26 GB (Typical installation)

1.91 GB (Includes all options)

Note: Disk space requirements may vary depending on the operations performed, the options installed, and the specific system configuration. The Backup Exec Database and catalogs require additional space. An additional 525 MB is required for SQL Express. Any disk storage that you use also requires additional space.
Other HardwareThe following hardware is recommended:
• Network interface card or a virtual network adapter card
• CD/DVD drive
• A mouse
Storage HardwareYou can use storage media drives, robotic libraries, removable storage devices, and non-removable hard drives.

You can find a list of compatible types of storage at the following URL:

http://www.veritas.com/docs/000024527

Support is available for the first drive in each robotic library when you purchase Backup Exec. To enable support for each additional robotic library drive, you must purchase the Backup Exec Library Expansion Option.

Certifications

NameSource
Certified for Windows Server 2016Click to view a list of Backup Exec Windows Logo certifications: http://windowsservercatalog.com/results.aspx?&bCatID=1372&cpID=2038
FIPS 140-2Click to view the validation certificate: http://csrc.nist.gov/groups/STM/cmvp/documents/140-1/140crt/FIPS140ConsolidatedCertList0018.pdf

Backup Exec Server Operating System Compatibility

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Windows Operating System Compatibility

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Microsoft

Microsoft – Windows Server 2008 R2

NameVersionService PackCPU Architecture
Windows Server 2008 R2 [1]Datacenter EditionSP1x86-64
Windows Server 2008 R2 [1]Enterprise EditionSP1x86-64
Windows Server 2008 R2 [1]FoundationSP1x86-64
Windows Server 2008 R2 [1]Standard EditionSP1x86-64
Windows Server 2008 R2 [1]Storage ServerSP1x86-64
  1. To install Backup Exec on Windows 2008 R2 Operating System. Please refer to the following Tech note: https://www.veritas.com/content/support/en_US/article.100047607.html

Microsoft – Windows Server 2012

NameVersionService PackCPU Architecture
Windows Server 2012Datacenterx86-64
Windows Server 2012Essentialsx86-64
Windows Server 2012Foundationx86-64
Windows Server 2012Standardx86-64
Windows Server 2012Storage Serverx86-64

Microsoft – Windows Server 2012 R2

NameVersionService PackCPU Architecture
Windows Server 2012 R2Datacenterx86-64
Windows Server 2012 R2Essentialsx86-64
Windows Server 2012 R2Foundationx86-64
Windows Server 2012 R2Standardx86-64
Windows Server 2012 R2Storage Serverx86-64

Microsoft – Windows Server 2016

NameVersionService PackCPU Architecture
Windows Server 2016Datacenterx86-64
Windows Server 2016Essentialsx86-64
Windows Server 2016Standardx86-64
Windows Server 2016Storage Serverx86-64

Microsoft – Windows Server 2019

NameVersionService PackCPU Architecture
Windows Server 2019 [1]Datacenterx86-64
Windows Server 2019 [1]Essentialsx86-64
Windows Server 2019 [1]Standardx86-64
  1. Backup Exec installed on Windows Server 2019, does not support GRT processing for VMware virtual machines running Windows Server 2016 or later. Refer to the technote for details : https://www.veritas.com/support/en_US/article.100044076

Microsoft – Windows Small Business Server 2011

NameVersionService PackCPU Architecture
Windows Small Business Server 2011EssentialsSP1x86-64
Windows Small Business Server 2011Premium Add-onSP1x86-64
Windows Small Business Server 2011StandardSP1x86-64

Agent Operating System Compatibility

Agent for Windows Compatibility

Notes:
• To install Remote Agent on Windows 2008 or 2008 R2 ( Including Essential Business and Small Business Server edition ) Operating System. Please refer to the following Tech note: https://www.veritas.com/content/support/en_US/article.100047607.html
• Backup Exec 16 and 20 Agents are backwards compatible with Backup Exec 21 servers for the purpose of upgrades only. This configuration is not recommended or supported for extended periods. Every effort should be made to get all Backup Exec components to the same version as soon as possible.
• The Windows Operating Systems listed below are supported using both the Full version and Server Core version, where applicable.

Microsoft

Microsoft – Windows 7

NameVersionService PackCPU Architecture
Windows 7EnterpriseSP1x86-32, x86-64
Windows 7ProfessionalSP1x86-32, x86-64
Windows 7UltimateSP1x86-32, x86-64

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Microsoft – Windows 8

NameVersionService PackCPU Architecture
Windows 8Enterprisex86-32, x86-64
Windows 8Prox86-32, x86-64

Microsoft – Windows 8.1

NameVersionService PackCPU Architecture
Windows 8.1Enterprisex86-32, x86-64
Windows 8.1Prox86-32, x86-64

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Microsoft – Windows 10

NameVersionService PackCPU Architecture
Windows 10Enterprisex86-32, x86-64
Windows 10Enterprise20H2x86-32, x86-64
Windows 10Enterprise1709x86-32, x86-64
Windows 10Enterprise1803x86-32, x86-64
Windows 10Enterprise1809x86-32, x86-64
Windows 10Enterprise1903x86-32, x86-64
Windows 10Enterprise1909x86-32, x86-64
Windows 10Enterprise2004x86-32, x86-64
Windows 10Prox86-32, x86-64
Windows 10Pro20H2x86-32, x86-64
Windows 10Pro1709x86-32, x86-64
Windows 10Pro1803x86-32, x86-64
Windows 10Pro1809x86-32, x86-64
Windows 10Pro1903x86-32, x86-64
Windows 10Pro1909x86-32, x86-64
Windows 10Pro2004x86-32, x86-64

Microsoft – Windows 10 LTSB 2016

NameVersionService PackCPU Architecture
Windows 10 LTSB 2016Enterprise1607x86-32, x86-64
Windows 10 LTSB 2016Pro1607x86-32, x86-64

Microsoft – Windows 10 LTSC 2019

NameVersionService PackCPU Architecture
Windows 10 LTSC 2019Enterprise1809x86-32, x86-64
Windows 10 LTSC 2019Pro1809x86-32, x86-64

Microsoft – Windows Essential Business Server 2008

NameVersionService PackCPU Architecture
Windows Essential Business Server 2008PremiumSP2x86-32, x86-64
Windows Essential Business Server 2008StandardSP2x86-32, x86-64

Microsoft – Windows Server 2008

NameVersionService PackCPU Architecture
Windows Server 2008Datacenter EditionSP2x86-32, x86-64
Windows Server 2008Enterprise EditionSP2x86-32, x86-64
Windows Server 2008FoundationSP2x86-32, x86-64
Windows Server 2008Standard EditionSP2x86-32, x86-64

Microsoft – Windows Server 2008 R2

NameVersionService PackCPU Architecture
Windows Server 2008 R2Datacenter Editionx86-64
Windows Server 2008 R2Datacenter EditionSP1x86-64
Windows Server 2008 R2Enterprise Editionx86-64
Windows Server 2008 R2Enterprise EditionSP1x86-64
Windows Server 2008 R2Foundationx86-64
Windows Server 2008 R2FoundationSP1x86-64
Windows Server 2008 R2Standard Editionx86-64
Windows Server 2008 R2Standard EditionSP1x86-64
Windows Server 2008 R2Storage ServerSP1x86-64

Microsoft – Windows Server 2012

NameVersionService PackCPU Architecture
Windows Server 2012Datacenterx86-64
Windows Server 2012Essentialsx86-64
Windows Server 2012Foundationx86-64
Windows Server 2012Standardx86-64
Windows Server 2012Storage Serverx86-64

Microsoft – Windows Server 2012 R2

NameVersionService PackCPU Architecture
Windows Server 2012 R2Datacenterx86-64
Windows Server 2012 R2Essentialsx86-64
Windows Server 2012 R2Foundationx86-64
Windows Server 2012 R2Standardx86-64
Windows Server 2012 R2Storage Serverx86-64

Microsoft – Windows Server 2016

NameVersionService PackCPU Architecture
Windows Server 2016Datacenterx86-64
Windows Server 2016Essentialsx86-64
Windows Server 2016Standardx86-64
Windows Server 2016Storage Serverx86-64

Microsoft – Windows Server 2019

NameVersionService PackCPU Architecture
Windows Server 2019Datacenterx86-64
Windows Server 2019Essentialsx86-64
Windows Server 2019Standardx86-64

Microsoft – Windows Server Semi-Annual Channel

NameVersionService PackCPU Architecture
Windows Server Semi-Annual ChannelWindows Server 20H2x86-64
Windows Server Semi-Annual ChannelWindows Server 1709x86-64
Windows Server Semi-Annual ChannelWindows Server 1803x86-64
Windows Server Semi-Annual ChannelWindows Server 1903x86-64
Windows Server Semi-Annual ChannelWindows Server 1909x86-64
Windows Server Semi-Annual ChannelWindows Server 2004x86-64

Microsoft – Windows Small Business Server 2008

NameVersionService PackCPU Architecture
Windows Small Business Server 2008PremiumSP2x86-32, x86-64
Windows Small Business Server 2008StandardSP2x86-32, x86-64

Microsoft – Windows Small Business Server 2011

NameVersionService PackCPU Architecture
Windows Small Business Server 2011Essentialsx86-64
Windows Small Business Server 2011EssentialsSP1x86-64
Windows Small Business Server 2011Premium Add-onx86-64
Windows Small Business Server 2011Premium Add-onSP1x86-64
Windows Small Business Server 2011Standardx86-64
Windows Small Business Server 2011StandardSP1x86-64

Microsoft – Windows Vista

NameVersionService PackCPU Architecture
Windows VistaBusinessSP2x86-32, x86-64
Windows VistaEnterpriseSP2x86-32, x86-64
Windows VistaUltimateSP2x86-32, x86-64

Agent for Linux Compatibility

Notes:
• File system support includes ext2, ext3, ext4, VxFS, REISER and JFS.
• The Remote Agent for Linux Servers (RALUS) does not support Linux servers that have been installed using the ‘minimal’ installation option.
• The Advanced Open File feature for Agent for Linux is supported only on select Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) and SUSE Enterprise Linux Server (SLES) platforms. Please refer to the RHEL and SLES footnotes to identify the supported versions.
• Some versions of Linux may require that you install the libstdc++.so.5 package. http://www.veritas.com/docs/TECH52256
• The Agent for Linux requires that the Linux server have Perl 5.8.8 or later installed.

Canonical

NameVersionService PackCPU Architecture
Ubuntu14.04x86-32, x86-64
Ubuntu16.04x86-64
Ubuntu18.04x86-64
Ubuntu19.04x86-64
Ubuntu19.10x86-64
Ubuntu20.04x86-64

Citrix

NameVersionService PackCPU Architecture
XenServer7.2x86-64
XenServer7.6x86-64

Debian

NameVersionService PackCPU Architecture
GNU/Linux8.0x86-32, x86-64
GNU/Linux8.0.9x86-64
GNU/Linux9.0x86-64
GNU/Linux9.0.4x86-64
GNU/Linux9.0update 9x86-64
GNU/Linux9.0Update 10x86-64
GNU/Linux9.0Update 11x86-64
GNU/Linux9.0Update 12x86-64
GNU/Linux9.0Update 13x86-64
GNU/Linux10x86-64
GNU/Linux10Update 2x86-64
GNU/Linux10Update 3x86-64
GNU/Linux10Update 4x86-64
GNU/Linux10Update 5x86-64

Oracle

NameVersionService PackCPU Architecture
Linux5x86-32, x86-64
Linux5Update 1x86-32, x86-64
Linux5Update 2x86-32, x86-64
Linux5Update 3x86-32, x86-64
Linux5Update 4x86-32, x86-64
Linux5Update 5x86-32, x86-64
Linux5Update 6x86-32, x86-64
Linux5Update 7x86-32, x86-64
Linux6x86-32, x86-64
Linux6Update 1x86-32, x86-64
Linux6Update 2x86-32, x86-64
Linux6Update 3x86-32, x86-64
Linux6Update 4x86-32, x86-64
Linux6Update 5x86-32, x86-64
Linux6Update 7x86-32, x86-64
Linux6Update 9x86-64
Linux6Update 10x86-64
Linux7x86-64
Linux7Update 1x86-64
Linux7Update 2x86-64
Linux7Update 3x86-64
Linux7Update 4x86-64
Linux7Update 5x86-64
Linux7Update 6x86-64
Linux7Update 7x86-64
Linux [1][2]8x86-64
Linux [1][2]8Update 1x86-64
Linux [1][2]8Update 2x86-64
  1. Refer to the following Tech note for installing the Backup Exec Remote Agent for Linux (RALUS) on Oracle Linux 8.x https://www.veritas.com/content/support/en_US/article.100046985.html
  2. Refer to the following Tech note for Push installation of Linux Agent on Oracle Linux 8.x https://www.veritas.com/content/support/en_US/article.100047387.html

Red Hat

NameVersionService PackCPU Architecture
Enterprise Linux [1][2]5.0 (Advanced)Update 5x86-32, x86-64
Enterprise Linux [1][2]5.0 (Advanced)Update 6x86-32, x86-64
Enterprise Linux [1][2]5.0 (Advanced)Update 7x86-32, x86-64
Enterprise Linux [1][2]5.0 (Advanced)Update 8x86-32, x86-64
Enterprise Linux [1][2]5.0 (Advanced)Update 9x86-32, x86-64
Enterprise Linux [2]5.0 (Advanced)Update 10x86-32, x86-64
Enterprise Linux [1][2]5.0 (Advanced)Update 11x86-32, x86-64
Enterprise Linux [1][2]5.0 (base)Update 5x86-32, x86-64
Enterprise Linux [1][2]5.0 (base)Update 6x86-32, x86-64
Enterprise Linux [1][2]5.0 (base)Update 7x86-32, x86-64
Enterprise Linux [1][2]5.0 (base)Update 8x86-32, x86-64
Enterprise Linux [1][2]5.0 (base)Update 9x86-32, x86-64
Enterprise Linux [2]5.0 (base)Update 10x86-32, x86-64
Enterprise Linux [2]5.0 (base)Update 11x86-32, x86-64
Enterprise Linux [1][2]6.0Update 1x86-32, x86-64
Enterprise Linux [1][2]6.0Update 2x86-32, x86-64
Enterprise Linux [1][2]6.0Update 3x86-32, x86-64
Enterprise Linux [1][2]6.0Update 4x86-32, x86-64
Enterprise Linux [1][2]6.0Update 5x86-32, x86-64
Enterprise Linux [1][2]6.0Update 6x86-32, x86-64
Enterprise Linux [1][2]6.0Update 7x86-32, x86-64
Enterprise Linux [1][2]6.0Update 8x86-32, x86-64
Enterprise Linux [1][2]6.0Update 9x86-32, x86-64
Enterprise Linux [2]6.0Update 10x86-64
Enterprise Linux [1][2][3]7.0x86-64
Enterprise Linux [1][2][3]7.0Update 1x86-64
Enterprise Linux [1][2][3]7.0Update 2x86-64
Enterprise Linux [1][2][3]7.0Update 3x86-64
Enterprise Linux [1][2][3]7.0Update 4x86-64
Enterprise Linux [1][2][3]7.0Update 5x86-64
Enterprise Linux [1][2][3]7.0Update 6x86-64
Enterprise Linux [1][2][3]7.0Update 7x86-64
Enterprise Linux [1][2][3]7.0Update 8x86-64
Enterprise Linux [1][2][3][4][5]8.0x86-64
Enterprise Linux [1][2][3][4][5]8.0Update 1x86-64
Enterprise Linux [2][3][4][5]8.0Update 2x86-64
  1. Advanced Open File Option for Linux file system support includes ext2, ext3 and ext4.
  2. Backup Exec client-side deduplication is supported for 64-bit Linux systems.
  3. File system support includes XFS.
  4. Refer to the following Tech note for installing the Backup Exec Remote Agent for Linux (RALUS) on Redhat 8.x https://www.veritas.com/content/support/en_US/article.100046985.html
  5. Refer to the following Tech note for Push installation of Linux Agent on Redhat 8.x https://www.veritas.com/content/support/en_US/article.100047387.html

SUSE

NameVersionService PackCPU Architecture
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server [1][2]11SP1x86-32, x86-64
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server [1][2]11SP2x86-32, x86-64
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server [1][2]11SP3x86-32, x86-64
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server [1][2]11SP4x86-32, x86-64
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server [1][2][3][4]12x86-64
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server [1][2][3][4]12SP1x86-64
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server [1][2][3][4]12SP2x86-64
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server [1][2][3][4]12SP3x86-64
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server [2][5]12SP4x86-64
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server [2][5]15x86-64
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server [2][5]15SP1x86-64
  1. Advanced Open File Option for Linux file system support includes ext2, ext3 and ext4.
  2. Backup Exec client-side deduplication is supported for 64-bit Linux systems.
  3. Advanced Open File Option is not supported for BTRFS.
  4. File system support includes Btrfs.( Backup jobs will complete with exception )
  5. Advanced Open File Option is not supported.

The CentOS Project

NameVersionService PackCPU Architecture
CentOS6.7x86-32, x86-64
CentOS6.10x86-32, x86-64
CentOS7.0x86-64
CentOS7.1x86-64
CentOS7.3x86-64
CentOS7.5x86-64
CentOS7.6x86-64
CentOS7.7x86-64
CentOS8x86-64

Agent for Unix Compatibility

IBM

NameVersionService PackCPU Architecture
AIX6.1POWER
AIX7.1POWER
AIX7.2POWER

Sun

NameVersionService PackCPU Architecture
Solaris10SPARC
Solaris11.1SPARC
Solaris11.3SPARC
Solaris11.4SPARC

Remote Media Agent for Linux Compatibility


• The Advanced Open File feature for Remote Media Agent for Linux is supported only on select Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) and Novell SUSE Enterprise Linux Server (SLES) platforms. Please refer to the RHEL and SLES footnotes to identify the supported versions.
• The Remote Media Agent for Linux requires that the Linux server have Perl 5.8.8 or later installed.

Red Hat

NameVersionService PackCPU Architecture
Enterprise Linux [1]5.0 (Advanced)Update 5x86-32, x86-64
Enterprise Linux [1]5.0 (Advanced)Update 6x86-32, x86-64
Enterprise Linux [1]5.0 (Advanced)Update 7x86-32, x86-64
Enterprise Linux [1]5.0 (Advanced)Update 8x86-32, x86-64
Enterprise Linux [1]5.0 (Advanced)Update 9x86-32, x86-64
Enterprise Linux [1][2]5.0 (Advanced)Update 10x86-32, x86-64
Enterprise Linux [1]5.0 (base)Update 5x86-32, x86-64
Enterprise Linux [1]5.0 (base)Update 6x86-32, x86-64
Enterprise Linux [1]5.0 (base)Update 7x86-32, x86-64
Enterprise Linux [1]5.0 (base)Update 8x86-32, x86-64
Enterprise Linux [1]5.0 (base)Update 9x86-32, x86-64
Enterprise Linux [1][2]5.0 (base)Update 10x86-32, x86-64
Enterprise Linux [1]6.0Update 1x86-32, x86-64
Enterprise Linux [1]6.0Update 2x86-32, x86-64
Enterprise Linux [1]6.0Update 3x86-32, x86-64
Enterprise Linux [1]6.0Update 4x86-32, x86-64
Enterprise Linux [1][2]6.0Update 5x86-32, x86-64
Enterprise Linux [1][2]6.0Update 6x86-32, x86-64
Enterprise Linux [1][2]6.0Update 7x86-32, x86-64
Enterprise Linux [1]6.0Update 8x86-32, x86-64
Enterprise Linux [1]6.0Update 9x86-32, x86-64
Enterprise Linux [1][2]6.0Update 10x86-64
Enterprise Linux [1][2][3]7.0x86-64
Enterprise Linux [1][2][3]7.0Update 1x86-64
Enterprise Linux [1][2][3]7.0Update 2x86-64
Enterprise Linux [1][2][3]7.0Update 3x86-64
Enterprise Linux [1][2][3]7.0Update 4x86-64
Enterprise Linux [1][2][3]7.0Update 5x86-64
Enterprise Linux [1][2][3]7.0Update 6x86-64
Enterprise Linux [1][2][3]7.0Update 7x86-64
Enterprise Linux [1][2][3]7.0Update 8x86-64
Enterprise Linux [1][2][3][4][5]8.0x86-64
Enterprise Linux [1][2][3][4][5]8.0Update 1x86-64
Enterprise Linux [1][2][3][4][5]8.0Update 2x86-64
  1. Backup Exec client-side deduplication is supported for 64-bit Linux systems.
  2. File system support includes ext2, ext3, and ext4.
  3. File system support includes XFS.
  4. Refer to the following Tech note for installing the Backup Exec Remote Agent for Linux (RALUS) on Redhat 8.x https://www.veritas.com/content/support/en_US/article.100046985.html
  5. Refer to the following Tech note for Push installation of Linux Agent on Redhat 8.x https://www.veritas.com/content/support/en_US/article.100047387.html

SUSE

NameVersionService PackCPU Architecture
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server [1]11SP1x86-32, x86-64
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server [1]11SP2x86-32, x86-64
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server [1]11SP3x86-32, x86-64
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server [1]11SP4x86-32, x86-64
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server [1][2][3]12x86-64
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server [1][2][3]12SP1x86-64
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server [1][2][3]12SP2x86-64
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server [1][2][3]12SP3x86-64
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server [1][3][4]12SP4x86-64
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server [1][3][4]15x86-64
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server [1][3][4]15SP1x86-64
  1. Backup Exec client-side deduplication is supported for 64-bit Linux systems.
  2. File system support includes Btrfs.( Backup jobs will complete with exception )
  3. libncurses5 is required to run mktls utility.
  4. Advanced Open File Option is not supported.

Agent for Applications and Databases Compatibility

Notes:
• The Backup Exec Agent for Oracle on Windows or Linux Servers does not support multiple Oracle database versions that are installed on the same computer.
• Advanced Disk-based Option off-host backups of clustered Exchange databases in Exchange 2010/2013 Clustering solutions are not supported.
• Legacy mailbox backups are no longer supported with any version of Exchange. This functionality has been replaced by the Granular Recovery Technology (GRT) feature.

Microsoft

Microsoft – Exchange

NameVersionService PackCPU ArchitectureOS
Exchange [1]2010SP1x86-64Windows
Exchange [1][2]2010SP2x86-64Windows
Exchange [1][2]2010SP3x86-64Windows
Exchange [2][3]2013CU3x86-64Windows
Exchange [2][3]2013CU5x86-64Windows
Exchange [2][3]2013CU6x86-64Windows
Exchange [2][3]2013CU7x86-64Windows
Exchange [2][3]2013CU8x86-64Windows
Exchange [2][3]2013CU9x86-64Windows
Exchange [2][3]2013CU10x86-64Windows
Exchange [2][3]2013CU11x86-64Windows
Exchange [2][3]2013CU12x86-64Windows
Exchange [2][3]2013CU13x86-64Windows
Exchange [2][3]2013CU14x86-64Windows
Exchange [2][3]2013CU15x86-64Windows
Exchange [2][3]2013CU16x86-64Windows
Exchange [2][3]2013CU17x86-64Windows
Exchange [2][3]2013CU18x86-64Windows
Exchange [2][3]2013CU19x86-64Windows
Exchange [2][3]2013CU20x86-64Windows
Exchange [2][3]2013CU21x86-64Windows
Exchange [2][3]2013CU22x86-64Windows
Exchange [2][3]2013CU23x86-64Windows
Exchange [2][3]2013SP1x86-64Windows
Exchange [4]2016x86-64Windows
Exchange [4]2016CU1x86-64Windows
Exchange [4]2016CU2x86-64Windows
Exchange [4]2016CU3x86-64Windows
Exchange [4]2016CU4x86-64Windows
Exchange [4]2016CU5x86-64Windows
Exchange [4]2016CU6x86-64Windows
Exchange [4]2016CU7x86-64Windows
Exchange [4]2016CU8x86-64Windows
Exchange [4]2016CU9x86-64Windows
Exchange [4]2016CU10x86-64Windows
Exchange [4]2016CU11x86-64Windows
Exchange [4]2016CU12x86-64Windows
Exchange [4]2016CU13x86-64Windows
Exchange [4]2016CU14x86-64Windows
Exchange [4]2016CU15x86-64Windows
Exchange [4]2016CU16x86-64Windows
Exchange [4]2016CU17x86-64Windows
Exchange [4]2016CU18x86-64Windows
Exchange [5]2019x86-64Windows
Exchange [5]2019CU1x86-64Windows
Exchange [5]2019CU2x86-64Windows
Exchange [5]2019CU3x86-64Windows
Exchange [5]2019CU4x86-64Windows
Exchange [5]2019CU5x86-64Windows
Exchange [5]2019CU6x86-64Windows
Exchange [5]2019CU7x86-64Windows
  1. To back up Microsoft Exchange Server 2010, you must install Backup Exec on a Microsoft Windows 2008 SP2 64-bit server or newer.
  2. Backup Exec does not support Microsoft Exchange Management role scopes.
  3. To back up Microsoft Exchange Server 2013, you must install Backup Exec on a Microsoft Windows 2008 R2 SP1 64-bit server or newer.
  4. To back up Microsoft Exchange Server 2016, you must install Backup Exec on a Microsoft Windows 2012 64-bit server or newer.
  5. To back up Microsoft Exchange Server 2019, you must install Backup Exec on a Microsoft Windows 2012 64-bit server or newer.

Microsoft – SharePoint Foundation

NameVersionService PackCPU ArchitectureOS
SharePoint Foundation2010SP1x86-64Windows
SharePoint Foundation2010SP2x86-64Windows
SharePoint Foundation2013x86-64Windows
SharePoint Foundation2013SP1x86-64Windows

Microsoft – SharePoint Server

NameVersionService PackCPU ArchitectureOS
SharePoint Server2010x86-64Windows
SharePoint Server2010SP1x86-32, x86-64Windows
SharePoint Server2010SP2x86-32, x86-64Windows
SharePoint Server2013x86-64Windows
SharePoint Server2013SP1x86-64Windows
SharePoint Server2016x86-64Windows
SharePoint Server2019x86-64Windows

Microsoft – SQL Express

NameVersionService PackCPU ArchitectureOS
SQL Express2005SP4x86-32, x86-64Windows
SQL Express2008SP3x86-32, x86-64Windows
SQL Express2008SP4x86-32, x86-64Windows
SQL Express2008 R2x86-64Windows
SQL Express2008 R2SP1x86-32, x86-64Windows
SQL Express2008 R2SP2x86-32, x86-64Windows
SQL Express2008 R2SP3x86-32, x86-64Windows
SQL Express2012x86-32, x86-64Windows
SQL Express2012SP1x86-64Windows
SQL Express2012SP2x86-32, x86-64Windows
SQL Express2012SP3x86-32, x86-64Windows
SQL Express2014x86-32, x86-64Windows
SQL Express2014SP1x86-64Windows
SQL Express2014SP2x86-64Windows
SQL Express2014SP3x86-32, x86-64Windows
SQL Express2016SP1x86-64Windows
SQL Express2016SP2x86-64Windows
SQL Express2017x86-64Windows
SQL Express2019x86-64Windows

Microsoft – SQL Server

NameVersionService PackCPU ArchitectureOS
SQL Server [1]2005SP4x86-32, x86-64Windows
SQL Server [1]2008SP3x86-32, x86-64Windows
SQL Server [1]2008SP4x86-32, x86-64Windows
SQL Server [1]2008 R2x86-32, x86-64Windows
SQL Server [1]2008 R2SP1x86-32, x86-64Windows
SQL Server [1]2008 R2SP2x86-32, x86-64Windows
SQL Server [1]2008 R2SP3x86-32, x86-64Windows
SQL Server [1][2]2012x86-32, x86-64Windows
SQL Server [1][2]2012SP1x86-32, x86-64Windows
SQL Server [1][2]2012SP2x86-32, x86-64Windows
SQL Server [1][2]2012SP3x86-32, x86-64Windows
SQL Server [1][2]2012SP4x86-32, x86-64Windows
SQL Server [1][2][3]2014x86-32, x86-64Windows
SQL Server [1][2][3]2014SP1x86-32, x86-64Windows
SQL Server [1][2][3]2014SP2x86-32, x86-64Windows
SQL Server [1][2][3]2014SP3x86-32, x86-64Windows
SQL Server [1][2][3]2016x86-64Windows
SQL Server [1][2][3]2016SP1x86-64Windows
SQL Server [1][2][3]2016SP2x86-64Windows
SQL Server [1][2][3]2017x86-64Windows
SQL Server [1][2][3]2019x86-64Windows
  1. For mirroring and log shipping, only Full/Copy backups on the primary nodes are supported.
  2. For “AlwaysOn Availability Groups”, the Full backup method is supported for the Primary Replica SQL instance, or the Full Copy backup method is supported for the Secondary Replica SQL instance. Backups and restores are not supported via the SQL Listener name. Please see the following TechNote for further details: http://www.veritas.com/docs/000021670
  3. Backup Exec does not support in-memory databases.

Microsoft – Windows Active Directory

NameVersionService PackCPU ArchitectureOS
Windows Active Directory2008SP2x86-32, x86-64Windows
Windows Active Directory2008 R2x86-64Windows
Windows Active Directory2008 R2SP1x86-64Windows
Windows Active Directory2012x86-64Windows
Windows Active Directory [1]2012 R2x86-64Windows
Windows Active Directory [1]2016x86-64Windows
Windows Active Directory [1]2019x86-64Windows
  1. To perform a GRT-enabled backup of an Active Directory Application Server on Windows 2012 R2 or later, the Backup Exec server must be the same version or a later version of Microsoft Windows. Please see the following TechNote for further details http://www.veritas.com/docs/000087447.

Oracle

NameVersionService PackCPU ArchitectureOS
Database [1][2][3][4][5][6]10gx86-32, x86-64Linux, Windows
Database [1][2][3][4][5][6]10gR1x86-32, x86-64Linux, Windows
Database [1][2][3][4][5][6]10gR2x86-32, x86-64Linux, Windows
Database [1][2][3][4][5][6]11gx86-32, x86-64Linux, Windows
Database [1][2][3][4][5][6]11gR1x86-32, x86-64Linux, Windows
Database [1][2][3][4][5][6]11gR2x86-32, x86-64Linux, Windows
Database [1][2][3][4][5][6]12cx86-64Linux, Windows
Database [1][2][3][4][5][6]12cR1x86-64Linux, Windows
Database [2][3][4][5][6][7]12cR2x86-64Linux, Windows
Database [2][3][4][5][6][7]18c10x86-64Linux, Windows
  1. Oracle Fail-safe is supported only on Windows.
  2. Oracle Real Application Cluster (RAC) support for Windows and Linux.
  3. Oracle versions Enterprise, Standard, Standard One, Lite, and Personal supported.
  4. Supported on all supported Windows and Linux versions.
  5. Supported with ASM, OCFS and all supported file systems by operating systems.
  6. The Oracle Agent does not run on 32-bit versions of Oracle installed on a 64-bit system.
  7. Oracle Fail-safe is not supported.

Veritas

NameVersionService PackCPU ArchitectureOS
Enterprise Vault [1]11.0x86-64Windows
Enterprise Vault [1]11.0SP1x86-64Windows
Enterprise Vault [1][2]12.0x86-64Windows
Enterprise Vault [1][2]12.1x86-64Windows
Enterprise Vault [1][2]12.2x86-64Windows
Enterprise Vault [1][2]12.3x86-64Windows
Enterprise Vault [1][2]12.4x86-64Windows
Enterprise Vault [1][2]12.5x86-64Windows
  1. Backup Exec Migrator for Enterprise Vault is available for this version.
  2. Although this version of Enterprise Vault supports databases on SQL “Always On Availability Groups”, the Backup Exec Agent for Enterprise Vault does not support the protection.

Agent for VMware and Hyper-V Compatibility

Agent for Hyper-V Compatibility

Microsoft

NameVersionService PackCPU Architecture
Hyper-V Server2008x86-64
Hyper-V Server2008SP1x86-64
Hyper-V Server2008SP2x86-64
Hyper-V Server2008 R2x86-64
Hyper-V Server2008 R2SP1x86-64
Hyper-V Server2012x86-64
Hyper-V Server [1]2012 R2x86-64
Hyper-V Server2016x86-64
Hyper-V Server2019x86-64
Windows Server 2008Datacenter EditionSP2x86-64
Windows Server 2008 R2Datacenter Editionx86-64
Windows Server 2008 R2Datacenter EditionSP1x86-64
Windows Server 2008 R2Enterprise Editionx86-64
Windows Server 2008 R2Enterprise EditionSP1x86-64
Windows Server 2012Datacenterx86-64
Windows Server 2012Standardx86-64
Windows Server 2012 R2Datacenterx86-64
Windows Server 2012 R2Standardx86-64
Windows Server 2016Datacenterx86-64
Windows Server 2016Essentialsx86-64
Windows Server 2016Standardx86-64
Windows Server 2016Storage Serverx86-64
Windows Server 2019Datacenterx86-64
Windows Server 2019Essentialsx86-64
Windows Server 2019Standardx86-64
  1. VSS writers report as failed on a Windows Server 2008-based virtual machine. http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2952783

Hyper-V: Partition / Volume Structure

ConfigurationSupport
MBR – basic disksBoth application-level Granular Recovery Technology (GRT) and file/folder-level GRT are supported.
MBR – dynamic disksGRT is not supported.
GPT – basic disksBoth application-level GRT and file/folder-level GRT are supported.
GPT – dynamic disksGRT is not supported.
Windows Storage SpacesGRT is not supported.

Hyper-V: File System Support

ConfigurationSupport
NTFSBoth application-level GRT and file/folder-level GRT are supported.
FATBoth application-level GRT and file/folder-level GRT are supported.
ReFSBoth application-level GRT and file/folder-level GRT are supported, if the Backup Exec server uses the same version or a later version of the operating system that the guest uses.
Windows Data Deduplication Role/FeatureBoth application-level GRT and file/folder-level GRT are supported, if the Backup Exec server and HyperV Host uses the same version or a later version of the operating system that the guest uses, and if the Windows Deduplication Role/Feature is enabled on the Backup Exec server.

Hyper-V: VM Disk Structure

ConfigurationSupport
Pass-Through DiskThe data on the pass-through disk is not backed up.  File/folder-level GRT is attempted. Application-level GRT is not attempted.
Fibre Channel AdapterThe data on the Fibre Channel Adapter is not backed up.  File/folder-level GRT is attempted. Application-level GRT is not attempted.
Shared vhd/vhdx filesThe data on the shared vhdx file, and its associated vhds file, is not backed up.  File/folder-level GRT is attempted. Application-level GRT is not attempted.
The virtual machine is protected with an offline backupThe data is protected, but it is not application-consistent.  File/folder-level GRT is attempted. Application-level GRT is not attempted.
SMB (Server Message Block) network protocolThe data on the SMB is not backed up. File/folder-level GRT is attempted. Application-level GRT is not attempted.

Hyper-V: Advanced Configuration

Configuration
Shielded Virtual Machines are Supported for Hyper-V 2016
Storage Space Direct Cluster Configuration are Supported for Hyper-V 2016 and 2019

Agent for VMware Compatibility

VMware

NameVersionService PackCPU Architecture
ESXi [1]6.0Update 1x86-64
ESXi6.0Update 2x86-64
ESXi6.0Update 3x86-64
ESXi6.5x86-64
ESXi6.5Update 1x86-64
ESXi6.5Update 2x86-64
ESXi6.5Update 3x86-64
ESXi [2][3]6.7x86-64
ESXi6.7Update 1x86-64
ESXi6.7Update 2x86-64
ESXi6.7Update 3x86-64
ESXi7.0x86-64
ESXi7.0Update 1x86-64
  1. Install “VMware ESXi 6.0, Patch Release ESXi600-201511001 (2137545)” for consistent backups. This ESX patch is mandatory, according to VMware, to fix the data loss situation reported in VMware KB article 2136854. For more information about the cause and the resolution of this issue, see: http://kb.vmware.com/selfservice/microsites/search.do?language=en_US&cmd=displayKC&externalId=2136854
  2. For BE 20.1, Protection of virtual machines with hardware version 14 is supported. However with exceptions, that “Conversion”, “Instant Recovery” & “redirected restores (most recent hardware version option)” targeted to vSphere 6.7, will create virtual machines with hardware version 13.
  3. From BE 20.2 onwards, there is complete support for vSphere 6.7 (including hardware version v14).

VMware: vCenter Compatibility

NameVersionService Pack
vCenter Server6.0
vCenter Server6.0Update 1
vCenter Server6.0Update 2
vCenter Server6.0Update 3
vCenter Server6.5
vCenter Server6.5Update 1
vCenter Server6.5Update 2
vCenter Server6.5Update 3
vCenter Server6.7
vCenter Server6.7Update 1
vCenter Server6.7Update 2
vCenter Server6.7Update 3
vCenter Server6.7Update 3
vCenter Server Appliance6.0
vCenter Server Appliance6.0Update 1
vCenter Server Appliance6.0Update 2
vCenter Server Appliance6.0Update 3
vCenter Server Appliance6.5
vCenter Server Appliance6.5Update 1
vCenter Server Appliance6.5Update 2
vCenter Server Appliance6.5Update 3
vCenter Server Appliance6.7
vCenter Server Appliance6.7Update 1
vCenter Server Appliance6.7Update 2
vCenter Server Appliance6.7Update 3
vCenter Server Appliance7.0
vCenter Server Appliance7.0Update 1

VMware Cloud Solutions

NameVersion
Microsoft Azure VMware Solutions (AVS) [1][2]2.0
VMware Cloud on AWS [1][2][3]1.12
VMware Cloud on Dell EMC [1][2][3]1.12
  1. The nbd, nbdssl, and san transport modes are not supported in VMware Cloud environment.
  2. Backup Exec’s Instant Recovery and Recovery Ready features are not supported in VMware Cloud environment.
  3. For more information on pre-requisites and configuration of Backup Exec in VMC please refer, https://kb.vmware.com/s/article/80963

VMware: Partition / Volume Structure

ConfigurationSupport
MBR – basic disksBoth application-level Granular Recovery Technology (GRT) and file/folder-level GRT are supported.
MBR – dynamic disksSupports GRT of all dynamic volume types, except RAID 5.
GPT – basic disksBoth application-level GRT and file/folder-level GRT are supported.
GPT – dynamic disksGRT is not supported.
Windows Storage SpacesGRT is not supported.

VMware: File System Support

ConfigurationSupport
NTFSBoth application-level GRT and file/folder-level GRT are supported.
FATBoth application-level GRT and file/folder-level GRT are supported.
ReFSBoth application-level GRT and file/folder-level GRT are supported, if the Backup Exec server uses the same version or a later version of the operating system that the guest uses.
Windows Data Deduplication Role/FeatureBoth application-level GRT and file/folder-level GRT are supported, if the Backup Exec server uses the same version or a later version of the operating system that the guest uses, and if the Windows Deduplication Role/Feature is enabled on the Backup Exec server.

VMware: VM Disk Structure

ConfigurationSupport
RDM disks – virtual compatibility modeThe data on the virtual compatibility mode RDM disk is backed up.  GRT is not attempted. The virtual compatibility mode RDM disk cannot be restored. Perform a redirected restore to restore data on the virtual compatibility mode RDM disk.
RDM disks – physical compatibility mode or independent disksThe data on the physical compatibility mode RDM disk is not backed up. All other disks are backed up.  GRT is not attempted.
Virtual SAN – software-defined shared storageVersions of Virtual SAN delivered with vSphere 6.0, 6.0 U1/U2/U3, 6.5,6.5 U1/U2/U3 and 6.7 U1/U2/U3 and 7.0 are supported.

Cloud File Share Compatibility

Notes:
•Backup Exec can be deployed on-premises or in the cloud, to protect Azure file and Amazon FSx for Windows File Server.
•Backup throughput rate depends on the Internet bandwidth available between the on-premises network and the Amazon or Azure infrastructure.
•Ensure Amazon FSx for Windows File Server or Azure Files accessible and you can access them as SMB shares from the Backup Exec server. You must have full rights for Amazon FSx for Windows File Server and Azure Files.

Supported Cloud File Share
Azure Files
Amazon FSx for Windows File Server

Backup Exec Upgrade Compatibility

Upgrade and Rolling Upgrade Compatibility

Notes:
– Features or requirements that are no longer supported by Backup Exec may affect your ability to restore backed-up resources. Please review the section titled ‘Features or requirements no longer supported by Backup Exec’ in this document.
– Upgrade to BE 21 and above on Windows 2008 R2 require some Operating System patches. For more details, refer to the following technote: https://www.veritas.com/content/support/en_US/article.100047607.htmlGo to Top of “Upgrade and Rolling Upgrade Compatibility”

Direct upgrade to Backup Exec 21

NameVersion
Backup Exec15
Backup Exec16
Backup Exec20

Agent versions that can be temporarily used with Backup Exec 21

NameVersionService Pack
Backup Exec [1]15latest Feature Pack
Backup Exec [1]16latest Feature Pack
Backup Exec [1]20latest Feature Pack
  1. You can use previous versions of an Agent with Backup Exec during a rolling upgrade. A warning message is displayed in the job log when previous versions of an Agent are used, but backups and restores can continue normally. New features are disabled until you upgrade the Agent to the same version as the Backup Exec server.

Temporarily Manage Backup Exec Servers with Backup Exec 21

NameVersionService Pack
Backup Exec [1]20
  1. You can perform rolling upgrades in the Backup Exec 20 Central Admin Server Option (CASO) environment, which is included in the Enterprise Server Option. A rolling upgrade lets you upgrade the central administration server from the previous version to the current version first, and then upgrade the managed Backup Exec servers from the previous version to the current version over a period of time. A warning message is displayed in the job log when previous versions of a server are used, but backups and restores can continue normally. New features are disabled until you upgrade the version of all of the Backup Exec servers.

Backup Exec Feature Specific Compatibility

Instant Recovery (IR)

Minimum requirements to use the Instant Recovery feature:

Microsoft Hyper-V:
• Backup Server on Windows Server 2008 SP2 or later

VMware vSphere:
• Backup Server on Windows Server 2012 or later
• Server for NFS (Windows Role) installed on Backup Exec Server

Simplified Disaster Recovery (SDR)

Notes:
• The Create Disaster Recovery Disk Wizard is not supported on 32 bit systems, only use on 64 bit systems.
• SDR Disk creation using Microsoft Assessment and Deployment Kit (ADK) v10 is supported on all Windows OS versions from Windows Server 2008 R2 to Windows Server 2016.
• SDR Disk creation on Windows Server 2008 SP2 is supported using Microsoft Assessment and Deployment Kit (ADK) v8.1.
• The Agent for Linux and the Remote Media Agent for Linux do not support the Simplified Disaster Recovery feature.
• If the Backup Exec server on which you want to create the Simplified Disaster Recovery disk image does not have an internet connection, and does not have ADK installed, instructions are provided on how to install the ADK. You can then use the Create Simplified Disaster Recovery Disk Wizard to create the recovery disk.
• SDR Disk creation using Microsoft Assessment and Deployment Kit (ADK) 1809 is supported on Windows Server 2019.

Backup Exec Servers recoverable by SDR

Microsoft

Microsoft – Windows Essential Business Server 2008

NameVersionService PackCPU Architecture
Windows Essential Business Server 2008PremiumSP2x86-64
Windows Essential Business Server 2008StandardSP2x86-64

Microsoft – Windows Server 2008

NameVersionService PackCPU Architecture
Windows Server 2008Datacenter EditionSP2x86-64
Windows Server 2008Enterprise EditionSP2x86-64
Windows Server 2008FoundationSP2x86-64
Windows Server 2008Standard EditionSP2x86-64

Microsoft – Windows Server 2008 R2

NameVersionService PackCPU Architecture
Windows Server 2008 R2Datacenter Editionx86-64
Windows Server 2008 R2Datacenter EditionSP1x86-64
Windows Server 2008 R2Enterprise Editionx86-64
Windows Server 2008 R2Enterprise EditionSP1x86-64
Windows Server 2008 R2Foundationx86-64
Windows Server 2008 R2FoundationSP1x86-64
Windows Server 2008 R2Standard Editionx86-64
Windows Server 2008 R2Standard EditionSP1x86-64

Microsoft – Windows Server 2012

NameVersionService PackCPU Architecture
Windows Server 2012Datacenterx86-64
Windows Server 2012Essentialsx86-64
Windows Server 2012Foundationx86-64
Windows Server 2012Standardx86-64
Windows Server 2012Storage Serverx86-64

Microsoft – Windows Server 2012 R2

NameVersionService PackCPU Architecture
Windows Server 2012 R2Datacenterx86-64
Windows Server 2012 R2Essentialsx86-64
Windows Server 2012 R2Foundationx86-64
Windows Server 2012 R2Standardx86-64
Windows Server 2012 R2Storage Serverx86-64

Microsoft – Windows Server 2016

NameVersionService PackCPU Architecture
Windows Server 2016Datacenterx86-64
Windows Server 2016Essentialsx86-64
Windows Server 2016Standardx86-64
Windows Server 2016Storage Serverx86-64

Microsoft – Windows Server 2019

NameVersionService PackCPU Architecture
Windows Server 2019Datacenterx86-64
Windows Server 2019Essentialsx86-64
Windows Server 2019Standardx86-64

Microsoft – Windows Small Business Server 2008

NameVersionService PackCPU Architecture
Windows Small Business Server 2008PremiumSP2x86-64
Windows Small Business Server 2008StandardSP2x86-64

Microsoft – Windows Small Business Server 2011

NameVersionService PackCPU Architecture
Windows Small Business Server 2011Essentialsx86-64
Windows Small Business Server 2011EssentialsSP1x86-64
Windows Small Business Server 2011Premium Add-onx86-64
Windows Small Business Server 2011Premium Add-onSP1x86-64
Windows Small Business Server 2011Standardx86-64
Windows Small Business Server 2011StandardSP1x86-64

Agent for Windows recoverable by SDR

Microsoft

Microsoft – Windows 7

NameVersionService PackCPU Architecture
Windows 7Enterprisex86-32, x86-64
Windows 7EnterpriseSP1x86-32, x86-64
Windows 7Professionalx86-32, x86-64
Windows 7ProfessionalSP1x86-32, x86-64
Windows 7Ultimatex86-32, x86-64
Windows 7UltimateSP1x86-32, x86-64

Microsoft – Windows 8

NameVersionService PackCPU Architecture
Windows 8Enterprisex86-32, x86-64
Windows 8Prox86-32, x86-64

Microsoft – Windows 8.1

NameVersionService PackCPU Architecture
Windows 8.1Enterprisex86-32, x86-64
Windows 8.1Prox86-32, x86-64

Microsoft – Windows 10

NameVersionService PackCPU Architecture
Windows 10Enterprisex86-32, x86-64
Windows 10Enterprise20H2x86-32, x86-64
Windows 10Enterprise1709x86-32, x86-64
Windows 10Enterprise1803x86-32, x86-64
Windows 10Enterprise1809x86-32, x86-64
Windows 10Enterprise1903x86-32, x86-64
Windows 10Enterprise1909x86-32, x86-64
Windows 10Enterprise2004x86-32, x86-64
Windows 10Prox86-32, x86-64
Windows 10Pro20H2x86-32, x86-64
Windows 10Pro1709x86-32, x86-64
Windows 10Pro1803x86-32, x86-64
Windows 10Pro1809x86-32, x86-64
Windows 10Pro1903x86-32, x86-64
Windows 10Pro1909x86-32, x86-64
Windows 10Pro2004x86-32, x86-64

Microsoft – Windows 10 LTSB 2016

NameVersionService PackCPU Architecture
Windows 10 LTSB 2016Enterprise1607x86-32, x86-64
Windows 10 LTSB 2016Pro1607x86-32, x86-64

Microsoft – Windows 10 LTSC 2019

NameVersionService PackCPU Architecture
Windows 10 LTSC 2019Enterprise1809x86-32, x86-64
Windows 10 LTSC 2019Pro1809x86-32, x86-64

Microsoft – Windows Essential Business Server 2008

NameVersionService PackCPU Architecture
Windows Essential Business Server 2008PremiumSP2x86-32, x86-64
Windows Essential Business Server 2008StandardSP2x86-32, x86-64

Microsoft – Windows Server 2008

NameVersionService PackCPU Architecture
Windows Server 2008Datacenter EditionSP2x86-32, x86-64
Windows Server 2008Enterprise EditionSP2x86-32, x86-64
Windows Server 2008FoundationSP2x86-32, x86-64
Windows Server 2008Standard EditionSP2x86-32, x86-64

Microsoft – Windows Server 2008 R2

NameVersionService PackCPU Architecture
Windows Server 2008 R2Datacenter Editionx86-64
Windows Server 2008 R2Datacenter EditionSP1x86-64
Windows Server 2008 R2Enterprise Editionx86-64
Windows Server 2008 R2Enterprise EditionSP1x86-64
Windows Server 2008 R2Foundationx86-64
Windows Server 2008 R2FoundationSP1x86-64
Windows Server 2008 R2Standard Editionx86-64
Windows Server 2008 R2Standard EditionSP1x86-64

Microsoft – Windows Server 2012

NameVersionService PackCPU Architecture
Windows Server 2012Datacenterx86-64
Windows Server 2012Essentialsx86-64
Windows Server 2012Foundationx86-64
Windows Server 2012Standardx86-64
Windows Server 2012Storage Serverx86-64

Microsoft – Windows Server 2012 R2

NameVersionService PackCPU Architecture
Windows Server 2012 R2Datacenterx86-64
Windows Server 2012 R2Essentialsx86-64
Windows Server 2012 R2Foundationx86-64
Windows Server 2012 R2Standardx86-64
Windows Server 2012 R2Storage Serverx86-64

Microsoft – Windows Server 2016

NameVersionService PackCPU Architecture
Windows Server 2016Datacenterx86-64
Windows Server 2016Essentialsx86-64
Windows Server 2016Standardx86-64
Windows Server 2016Storage Serverx86-64

Microsoft – Windows Server 2019

NameVersionService PackCPU Architecture
Windows Server 2019Datacenterx86-64
Windows Server 2019Essentialsx86-64
Windows Server 2019Standardx86-64

Microsoft – Windows Server Semi-Annual Channel

NameVersionService PackCPU Architecture
Windows Server Semi-Annual ChannelWindows Server 20H2x86-64
Windows Server Semi-Annual ChannelWindows Server 1709x86-64
Windows Server Semi-Annual ChannelWindows Server 1803x86-64
Windows Server Semi-Annual ChannelWindows Server 1903x86-64
Windows Server Semi-Annual ChannelWindows Server 1909x86-64
Windows Server Semi-Annual ChannelWindows Server 2004x86-64

Microsoft – Windows Small Business Server 2008

NameVersionService PackCPU Architecture
Windows Small Business Server 2008PremiumSP2x86-32, x86-64
Windows Small Business Server 2008StandardSP2x86-32, x86-64

Microsoft – Windows Small Business Server 2011

NameVersionService PackCPU Architecture
Windows Small Business Server 2011Essentialsx86-32, x86-64
Windows Small Business Server 2011EssentialsSP1x86-32, x86-64
Windows Small Business Server 2011Premium Add-onx86-32, x86-64
Windows Small Business Server 2011Premium Add-onSP1x86-32, x86-64
Windows Small Business Server 2011Standardx86-32, x86-64
Windows Small Business Server 2011StandardSP1x86-32, x86-64

Microsoft – Windows Vista

NameVersionService PackCPU Architecture
Windows VistaBusinessSP2x86-32, x86-64
Windows VistaEnterpriseSP2x86-32, x86-64
Windows VistaUltimateSP2x86-32, x86-64

ISO Creation Supported by SDR

Microsoft

Microsoft – Windows 7

NameVersionService PackCPU Architecture
Windows 7EnterpriseSP1x86-64
Windows 7ProfessionalSP1x86-64
Windows 7UltimateSP1x86-64

Microsoft – Windows 8

NameVersionService PackCPU Architecture
Windows 8Enterprisex86-64
Windows 8Prox86-64

Microsoft – Windows 8.1

NameVersionService PackCPU Architecture
Windows 8.1Enterprisex86-64
Windows 8.1Prox86-64

Microsoft – Windows 10

NameVersionService PackCPU Architecture
Windows 10Enterprisex86-64
Windows 10Enterprise20H2x86-64
Windows 10Enterprise1709x86-64
Windows 10Enterprise1803x86-64
Windows 10Enterprise1809x86-64
Windows 10Enterprise1903x86-64
Windows 10Enterprise1909x86-64
Windows 10Enterprise2004x86-64
Windows 10Prox86-64
Windows 10Pro20H2x86-64
Windows 10Pro1709x86-64
Windows 10Pro1803x86-64
Windows 10Pro1809x86-64
Windows 10Pro1903x86-64
Windows 10Pro1909x86-64
Windows 10Pro2004x86-64

Microsoft – Windows 10 LTSB 2016

NameVersionService PackCPU Architecture
Windows 10 LTSB 2016Enterprise1607x86-64
Windows 10 LTSB 2016Pro1607x86-64

Microsoft – Windows 10 LTSC 2019

NameVersionService PackCPU Architecture
Windows 10 LTSC 2019Enterprise1809x86-64
Windows 10 LTSC 2019Pro1809x86-64

Microsoft – Windows Essential Business Server 2008

NameVersionService PackCPU Architecture
Windows Essential Business Server 2008PremiumSP2x86-64
Windows Essential Business Server 2008StandardSP2x86-64

Microsoft – Windows Server 2008

NameVersionService PackCPU Architecture
Windows Server 2008Datacenter EditionSP2x86-64
Windows Server 2008Enterprise EditionSP2x86-64
Windows Server 2008FoundationSP2x86-64
Windows Server 2008Standard EditionSP2x86-64

Microsoft – Windows Server 2008 R2

NameVersionService PackCPU Architecture
Windows Server 2008 R2Datacenter EditionSP1x86-64
Windows Server 2008 R2Enterprise EditionSP1x86-64
Windows Server 2008 R2Standard EditionSP1x86-64

Microsoft – Windows Server 2012

NameVersionService PackCPU Architecture
Windows Server 2012Datacenterx86-64
Windows Server 2012Essentialsx86-64
Windows Server 2012Foundationx86-64
Windows Server 2012Standardx86-64
Windows Server 2012Storage Serverx86-64

Microsoft – Windows Server 2012 R2

NameVersionService PackCPU Architecture
Windows Server 2012 R2Datacenterx86-64
Windows Server 2012 R2Essentialsx86-64
Windows Server 2012 R2Foundationx86-64
Windows Server 2012 R2Standardx86-64
Windows Server 2012 R2Storage Serverx86-64

Microsoft – Windows Server 2016

NameVersionService PackCPU Architecture
Windows Server 2016Datacenterx86-64
Windows Server 2016Essentialsx86-64
Windows Server 2016Standardx86-64
Windows Server 2016Storage Serverx86-64

Microsoft – Windows Server 2019

NameVersionService PackCPU Architecture
Windows Server 2019Datacenterx86-64
Windows Server 2019Essentialsx86-64
Windows Server 2019Standardx86-64

Microsoft – Windows Small Business Server 2008

NameVersionService PackCPU Architecture
Windows Small Business Server 2008PremiumSP2x86-64
Windows Small Business Server 2008StandardSP2x86-64

Microsoft – Windows Small Business Server 2011

NameVersionService PackCPU Architecture
Windows Small Business Server 2011EssentialsSP1x86-64
Windows Small Business Server 2011Premium Add-onSP1x86-64
Windows Small Business Server 2011StandardSP1x86-64

Convert to Virtual

Notes:
• The Convert to Virtual feature supports both Hyper-V and VMware ESX environments.
• Windows Server 2008 SP2 is not supported as a target Hyper-V host for the virtual machine. The target machine must be running Windows Server 2008 R2, or later.
• For the Convert to Virtual feature, conversion of Fibre Channel disk devices (not used as Windows volumes), USB devices, Removable disks, and ISCI disks are not supported. Both Hyper-V and VMware have these limitations.
• VMware Converter does not convert GPT disks.
• Physical-to-virtual and one-time conversions of 32-bit servers to VMware are no longer supported. However, Backup-to-Virtual and conversion from Point-In-Time are supported for 32-bit servers to VMware.

Supported Operating Systems

Versionx32bitx64bit
Windows Server 2008SupportedSupported
Windows Server 2008 R2 [1]N/ASupported
Windows Server 2012N/ASupported
Windows Server 2012 R2N/ASupported
Windows 2016N/ASupported
Windows 2019N/ASupported
  1. Windows 2008 R2 SP1 or later required

Supported Applications

Namex32bitx64bit
Exchange 2010N/ASupported
Exchange 2013N/ASupported
SQL 2005 [1]SupportedSupported
SQL 2008SupportedSupported
SQL 2008 R2SupportedSupported
SQL 2012SupportedSupported
Active Directory 2008SupportedSupported
Active Directory 2008 R2N/ASupported
Active Directory 2012N/ASupported
Active Directory 2012 R2N/ASupported
Active Directory 2016N/ASupported
  1. Requires SQL Server/Express 2005 SP4

Remote Admin Console (RAC)

Notes:
The Remote Administrator Console can be installed on any operating system listed in the “Backup Exec 20 Server – Operating System Compatibility” section and on any operating systems listed in the following table.Go to Top of “Remote Admin Console (RAC)”

Additional Operating System Compatibility

NameVersionService PackCPU Architecture
Windows 7EnterpriseSP1x86-64bit
Windows 7UltimateSP1x86-64bit
Windows 7ProfessionalSP1x86-64bit
Windows 8Prox86-64bit
Windows 8Enterprisex86-64bit
Windows 8.1Prox86-64bit
Windows 8.1Enterprisex86-64bit
Windows VistaProfessionalSP2x86-64bit
Windows VistaUltimateSP2x86-64bit
Windows VistaBusinessSP2x86-64bit
Windows 10Enterprisex86-64bit
Windows 10Prox86-64bit
Windows 10Enterprise1709x86-64bit
Windows 10Pro1709x86-64bit
Windows 10Enterprise1803x86-64bit
Windows 10Pro1803x86-64bit
Windows 10Enterprise1809x86-64bit
Windows 10Pro1809x86-64bit
Windows 10Enterprise1903x86-64bit
Windows 10Pro1903x86-64bit
Windows 10Enterprise1909x86-64bit
Windows 10Pro1909x86-64bit

Backup Exec Server Compatibility

Remote Admin Console (RAC)Backup Exec Server
Backup Exec 21Backup Exec 21

Backup Exec Database Repository Compatibility

The following data management systems can be used for the Backup Exec Database (BEDB) when installing Backup Exec.

NameVersionService Pack
Microsoft SQL Server and Express2008 R2SP2
Microsoft SQL Server and Express2008 R2SP3
Microsoft SQL Server and Express2012
Microsoft SQL Server and Express2012SP1
Microsoft SQL Server and Express2012SP2
Microsoft SQL Server and Express2012SP3
Microsoft SQL Server and Express2012SP4
Microsoft SQL Server and Express2014
Microsoft SQL Server and Express2014SP1
Microsoft SQL Server and Express2014SP2
Microsoft SQL Server and Express2014SP3
Microsoft SQL Server and Express2016
Microsoft SQL Server and Express2016SP1
Microsoft SQL Server and Express2016SP2
Microsoft SQL Server and Express2017
Microsoft SQL Server and Express2019

Backup Exec Management Command Line Interface

Note:
• BEMCLI is installed with Backup Exec and replaces BEMCMD.

Minimum requirements to run BEMCLI:

• Windows PowerShell V2 or V3

• .NET 3.5 SP1 or higher versions

• PowerShell’s execution policy must set to a value that is less restrictive than Restricted (e.g. AllSigned). For more information, see Get-Help Set-ExecutionPolicy.

Exchange GRT restore to PST file

This feature allows a user to restore directly to a PST file from a GRT enabled backup of a Exchange database. The PST file must use Outlook friendly mailbox folder structure of being beneath the ‘Top of Information Store’ only. Sub-folder below this level are not supported.

Outlook versions required on the target server:

• 32-bit Outlook 2010

• Outlook 2013 is not supported.

• 64-bit Outlook clients in any version are not supported.

File naming convention:

• Restore creates PST file name which matches mailbox display name in UI

• File name collisions handled with ‘(n)’ suffix. IE: John Smith [John Smith].pst and John Smith [John Smith](1).pst

File size limits:

• The maximum size of the .PST file is 20 GB. If the restore exceeds the size limit, the data is spanned across multiple .PST files which are numbered consecutively.
• When you restore multiple mailboxes in the same job, each mailbox that you restore has a PST file.

Microsoft articles on how to change PST file size limits:
• http://support.microsoft.com/kb/832925
• http://support.microsoft.com/kb/830336

Microsoft Outlook VersionsExchange 2010 64-bitExchange 2013 64-bitExchange 2016 64-bit
Outlook 2010 32-bitSupportedSupportedSupported
Outlook 2010 64-bitNot SupportedNot SupportedNot Supported
Outlook 2013 32-bitNot SupportedNot SupportedNot Supported
Outlook 2013 64-bitNot SupportedNot SupportedNot Supported
Outlook 2016 32-bitNot SupportedNot SupportedNot Supported
Outlook 2016 64-bitNot SupportedNot SupportedNot Supported

3rd Party Software Compatibility

32-bit and 64-bit Interoperability

Notes:
• The 64-bit Backup Exec server table illustrates interoperability between a 64-bit Backup Exec server and various remote systems and applications.
• If an agent or option is not listed in the tables below, it is supported on both 32-bit and 64-bit (64-bit) platforms.Go to Top of “32-bit and 64-bit Interoperability”

64-bit Backup Exec server

Agent32-bit Windows OS64-bit Windows OSLinux
Active Directory 2008SupportedSupportedN/A
Active Directory 2008 R2N/ASupportedN/A
Active Directory 2012N/ASupportedN/A
Active Directory 2012 R2N/ASupportedN/A
Active Directory 2016N/ASupportedN/A
Active Directory 2019N/ASupportedN/A
Microsoft Exchange 2010N/ASupportedN/A
Microsoft Exchange 2013N/ASupportedN/A
Microsoft SharePoint 2010 [1]N/ASupportedN/A
Microsoft SharePoint 2013 [1]N/ASupportedN/A
Microsoft SQL 2005SupportedSupportedN/A
Microsoft SQL 2008SupportedSupportedN/A
Microsoft SQL 2008 R2SupportedSupportedN/A
Microsoft SQL 2012N/ASupportedN/A
Microsoft SQL 2014N/ASupportedN/A
OracleSupportedSupportedSupported
Enterprise VaultN/ASupportedN/A
  1. SQL Server/Express 2008 32-bit and 64-bit versions are supported as database backend servers.

Cluster Support

For Windows operating systems, Backup Exec supports file share clusters for all supported versions and variations of Windows that feature cluster services (MSCS).

Note:
• File System Archiving cannot be done from the Windows 2008 cluster shares. Windows 2008 R2 cluster shares are required.

NameNotes
Microsoft SQL Server 2005Microsoft Cluster Server
Microsoft SQL Server 2008Microsoft Cluster Server
Microsoft SQL Server 2008 R2Microsoft Cluster Server
Microsoft SQL Server 2012Microsoft Cluster Server and Availability Group
Microsoft SQL Server 2014Microsoft Cluster Server and Availability Group
Microsoft SQL Server 2016Microsoft Cluster Server and Availability Group
Microsoft SQL Server 2017Microsoft Cluster Server and Availability Group
Microsoft SQL Server 2019Microsoft Cluster Server and Availability Group
Microsoft Exchange 2010DAG [1]
Microsoft Exchange 2013DAG [1]
Microsoft Exchange 2016DAG [1]
Microsoft Exchange 2019DAG [1]
OracleSupported with RAC, Microsoft Cluster Server and FailSafe.
  1. Window Enterprise Edition is still required since a DAG (Database Availability Group) still uses pieces of Windows Failover Clustering.

End-of-Life information

Features and requirements no longer supported by Backup Exec

EOL Notice: These operating systems, backward compatibility for restores, rolling upgrades, third-party software applications, and Veritas products are no longer supported for use with this version of Backup Exec for Windows.
• The Version EOL Started identifies the version of Backup Exec that no longer provides the support and includes all subsequent releases.Go to Top of “Features and requirements no longer supported by Backup Exec”

Backup Exec Feature

Feature NameNotes
Backup Exec support for Microsoft ClusterMicrosoft Cluster support for Backup Exec Media Server

Retiring Soon: Items planned for end-of-life

The Backup Exec Agents, Options, and functionality that are listed in this section may not be listed as supported in a future Software Compatibility List. This list of items may change up until a Feature Pack or new Backup Exec version is released. To help customers plan accordingly, Veritas will provide advance notice of the items that will be unavailable.

Current supportability of these items is not affected. Normal Technical Support lifecycle policies for Veritas enterprise products still apply to these items. To provide Veritas with direct feedback, please use the Veritas Connect Ideas forum located here: http://www.veritas.com/community/backup-and-recovery/ideasGo to Top of “Retiring Soon: Items planned for end-of-life”

Backup Exec Feature

Feature NameNotes
Agent for VMwareESXi 6.0 Update 1,2 and 3 will be phased out in next release
Agent for VMwarevCenter Server 6.0 Update 1,2 and 3 will be phased out in next release
Agent for VMwarevCenter Server Appliance 6.0 Update 1,2 and 3 will be phased out in next release
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