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Server Operating System
Client Operating Systems
Note: Veritas Backup Exec™ 16 cannot install media servers on 32-bit operating systems.
Internet Explorer 7.0 or later
Installation Disk Space
1.26 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 catalogues require additional space. An additional 525 MB is required for SQL Express. Any disk storage that you use also requires additional space.
Memory - Backup Exec Server
Minimum Required: 1 GB RAM
Recommended: 2 GB RAM
Note: RAM Requirements may vary depending on the operations performed, the options installed, and the specific computer configuration Symantec Recovery Disk: 1 GB minimum (dedicated) for the multilingual version.
Memory - Backup Exec Central Administration Server
Minimum Required: 1 GB RAM above operating system's requirement
Recommended: 2 GB RAM above operating system's requirement
Note: RAM requirements may vary depending on the number of Backup Exec servers.
Virtual Memory Recommendations
20 MB above the Windows recommended size for total paging file size (total for all disk volumes)
Intel 64, Xeon (64bit), AMD64, or compatible
Processor - Backup Exec Deduplication Option
Minimum Required: 4 Cores
Recommended: 8 Cores
1024 x 768 minimum
SQL Server or SQL Express for Backup Exec Database
SQL Express 2014 SP2
Network interface card or a virtual network adapter card
A mouse or other pointing device
You 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.
For further information
Backup Exec 16 Software Compatibility List (SCL) https://www.veritas.com/docs/000115689
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