System Recovery System Requirements

   

Veritas System Recovery 2013 R2 Desktop Edition

Operating System

  • Windows Vista Ultimate
  • Windows Vista Business
  • Windows Vista Enterprise
  • Windows 7 Ultimate
  • Windows 7 Enterprise
  • Windows 7 Professional
  • Windows 8 Professional
  • Windows 8 Enterprise
  • Windows 8.1
  • Virtual platforms (for converted recovery points):
  • VMware vSphere 4.0, 4.1, 5.0, 5.1 and 5.5
  • Microsoft Hyper-V 1.0, 2.0 and 3.0
  • Citrix XenServer 5.0, 5.5, 5.6 FP1, 6.0, 6.1 and 6.2

RAM

  • Veritas System Recovery Agent: 1 GB
  • Veritas System Recovery user interface and Recovery Point Browser: 1 GB
  • Veritas System Recovery Disk: 1.5 GB minimum (dedicated)
  • LightsOut Restore: 1.5 GB
  • Available Hard Disk Space
  • The following are hard disk space requirements for Veritas System Recovery and other areas:
  • When you install the entire product: Up to 2 GB is required for a full install, depending on the language of the product you select.
  • Recovery points: Sufficient hard disk space on a local hard disk or network server for storing recovery points. The size of recovery points depends on the amount of data you have backed up and the type of recovery point that is stored.
  • LightsOut Restore: 2 GB

DVD-ROM Drive

The drive can be any speed, but it must be capable of being used as the start-up drive from the BIOS.

Veritas System Recovery uses Gear Software technology. To verify that your DVD writer is compatible, visit the Gear Software Website.

You can look up information about your writer if you know the name of the manufacturer and model number of your writer.

Software

The following Microsoft .Net Framework versions are required for installing and using Veritas System Recovery:

  • Microsoft .NET Framework 2.0 SP2: Required to run the Veritas System Recovery installation program.
  • Microsoft .NET Framework 4.0 and 4.5: Required to run and use Veritas System Recovery.

If the required .NET Framework versions are not already installed, the Veritas System Recovery installation program automatically installs them on your computer.

 

Veritas System Recovery Management Solution 2013 R2

Veritas System Recovery 2013 R2 Management Solution supports up to 10,000+ installations of Veritas System Recovery for each installation of the solution. However, network performance varies greatly among organisations. The total number of supported installations of Veritas System Recovery may be more or less for your network. Network performance should be monitored to ensure that installations of Veritas System Recovery are not extended beyond the capacity and capability of your network.

The computer on which you install and use Veritas System Recovery 2013 R2 Management Solution must meet the following minimum system requirements.

Minimum system requirements for 64-bit operating systems

  • Processor: Intel Pentium 4 CPU 2.0 GHz or faster (32 bit), Dual Processor Dual Core with 2.53 GHz or faster (64-bit). Note: An Intel Itanium 2 processor is required for Windows Server 2008 R2 for Itanium-Based Systems.
  • RAM: 4 GB or more
  • Available disk space: 20 GB or more
  • Operating system: Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2, Enterprise Edition or Standard Edition with service pack 1.
  • Database: Express, Standard and Enterprise editions of the following are supported:
  • Microsoft SQL Server 2005 SP4 only
  • Microsoft SQL Server 2008 SP2 onwards
  • Microsoft SQL Server 2012

Note: Veritas recommends that you install Microsoft SQL Server and Veritas System Recovery 2013 R2 Management Solution on separate computers to avoid computer performance issues.

Software: The following must be installed on the computer on which you want to install Veritas

System Recovery 2013 R2 Management Solution:

  • Microsoft Silverlight 3.0 or later
  • Veritas Installation Manager 7.5
  • Veritas Management Platform 7.5 HF 6

Note 1: Installation of Veritas System Recovery 2013 R2 Management Solution is not supported on encrypted file systems. 

Note 2: Veritas System Recovery 2013 R2 Management Solution does not support Veritas Management Platform 7.5 SP1

Internet access: High speed Internet access is recommended at the computer where you install Veritas System Recovery 2013 R2 Management Solution.

Veritas also recommends that you familiarise yourself with the Veritas Management Platform by reviewing the "Veritas Management Platform Installation Guide."

 

Veritas System Recovery 2013 R2 Small Business Server Edition - Windows

Operating Systems

  • Windows Small Business Server 2003
  • Windows Small Business Server 2008
  • Windows Small Business Server 2011

Virtual platforms (for converted recovery points):

  • VMware vSphere 4.0, 4.1, 5.0, 5.1 and 5.5
  • Microsoft Hyper-V 1.0, 2.0 and 3.0
  • Citrix XenServer 5.0, 5.5, 5.6 FP1, 6.0, 6.1 and 6.2

RAM

  • The following are the memory requirements for each component of Veritas System Recovery:
  • Veritas System Recovery Agent: 1 GB
  • Veritas System Recovery user interface and Recovery Point Browser: 1 GB
  • Veritas System Recovery Disk: 1.5 GB minimum (dedicated)
  • LightsOut Restore: 1.5 GB

Available Hard Disk Space

The following are hard disk space requirements for Veritas System Recovery and other areas:

  • When you install the entire product: Up to 2 GB is required for a full install, depending on the language of the product you select.
  • Recovery points: Sufficient hard disk space on a local hard disk or network server for storing recovery points.
  • The size of recovery points depends on the amount of data you have backed up and the type of recovery point that is stored.
  • LightsOut Restore: 2 GB

DVD-ROM Drive

The drive can be any speed, but it must be capable of being used as the start-up drive from the BIOS.

Veritas System Recovery uses Gear Software technology. To verify that your DVD writer is compatible, visit the Gear Software Website.

You can look up information about your writer if you know the name of the manufacturer and model number of your writer.

Software

The following Microsoft .Net Framework versions are required for installing and using Veritas System Recovery:

  • Microsoft .NET Framework 2.0 SP2: Required to run the Veritas System Recovery installation program.
  • Microsoft .NET Framework 4.0 and 4.5: Required to run and use Veritas System Recovery.
  • If the required .NET Framework versions are not already installed, the Veritas System Recovery installation program automatically installs them on your computer.
 

Veritas System Recovery Management Solution 2013 R2

Veritas System Recovery 2013 R2 Management Solution supports up to 10,000+ installations of Veritas System Recovery for each installation of the solution. However, network performance varies greatly among organisations. The total number of supported installations of Veritas System Recovery may be more or less for your network. Network performance should be monitored to ensure that installations of Veritas System Recovery are not extended beyond the capacity and capability of your network.

The computer on which you install and use Veritas System Recovery 2013 R2 Management Solution must meet the following minimum system requirements.

Minimum system requirements for 64-bit operating systems

  • Processor: Intel Pentium 4 CPU 2.0 GHz or faster (32 bit), Dual Processor Dual Core with 2.53 GHz or faster (64-bit). Note: An Intel Itanium 2 processor is required for Windows Server 2008 R2 for Itanium-Based Systems.
  • RAM: 4 GB or more
  • Available disk space: 20 GB or more
  • Operating system: Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2, Enterprise Edition or Standard Edition with service pack 1.
  • Database: Express, Standard and Enterprise editions of the following are supported:
  • Microsoft SQL Server 2005 SP4 only
  • Microsoft SQL Server 2008 SP2 onwards
  • Microsoft SQL Server 2012

Note: Veritas recommends that you install Microsoft SQL Server and Veritas System Recovery 2013 R2 Management Solution on separate computers to avoid computer performance issues.

Software: The following must be installed on the computer on which you want to install Veritas

System Recovery 2013 R2 Management Solution:

  • Microsoft Silverlight 3.0 or later
  • Veritas Installation Manager 7.5
  • Veritas Management Platform 7.5 HF 6

Note 1: Installation of the Veritas System Recovery 2013 R2 Management Solution is not supported on encrypted file systems. 

Note 2: Veritas System Recovery 2013 R2 Management Solution does not support the Veritas Management Platform 7.5 SP1

Internet access: High speed Internet access is recommended at the computer where you install the Veritas System Recovery 2013 R2 Management Solution.

Veritas also recommends that you familiarise yourself with the Veritas Management Platform by reviewing the "Veritas Management Platform Installation Guide".

 


Veritas System Recovery Monitor 2013 R2

The following Microsoft Windows 32-bit or 64-bit operating systems are supported:

  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003 or R2
  • Microsoft Windows Vista (All Editions)
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2008 or R2
  • Microsoft Windows 7 (All Editions)
  • Microsoft Windows 8 (Desktop Edition)
  • Microsoft Windows 8.1
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2012
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2012 R2

The minimum system requirements to run the Veritas System Recovery 2013 Monitor application:

  • Microsoft.NET Framework 4.5

Note: Microsoft.NET Framework 4.0 is only required for Windows 2003.

Prerequisites for the Host Computer

The following are the requirements to run this version of the Veritas System Recovery 2013 R2 Monitor:

  • 25 MB installation disk space
  • Microsoft Windows display resolution set to 1024 x 768.

To enable the View Console link, ensure that one of the following versions is installed:

  • Veritas Backup Exec System Recovery 9.0.5
  • Veritas System Recovery 10.0.2 or higher

To enable communication with remote computers, add the DCOM port [Default: TCP port 135] and the Veritas System Recovery service [default location: C:\Program Files\Veritas\Veritas System Recovery\Agent\vprosvc.exe] to the firewall exceptions list.

Prerequisites for the Client Computer

Ensure that the Veritas System Recovery service is operational. For more information about Veritas System Recovery service, see the Veritas System Recovery 2013 R2 User Guide.

To enable communication from the host computers, add the DCOM port [Default: TCP port 135] and the Veritas System Recovery service [default location: C:\Program Files\Veritas \Veritas System Recovery\Agent\vprosvc.exe] to the firewall exceptions list.

Ensure that the Simple File sharing option is disabled for the following versions of Microsoft Windows:

  • Microsoft Windows XP (All Editions)
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003 or R2

For more information about disabling the simple file sharing option, please visit:http://support.microsoft.com/kb/307874

Ensure that the Backup Exec System Recovery 9.0 or higher is installed on the client computer.

  • Microsoft.NET Framework 4.0

Prerequisites for the Host computer

The following are the requirements to run this version of the Veritas System Recovery 2013 Monitor:

  • 25 MB installation disk space
  • Microsoft Windows display resolution set to 1024 x 768

To enable the View Console link, ensure that one of the following versions is installed on the client computer:

  • Veritas System Recovery 2011
  • Veritas System Recovery 2013

To enable communication with remote computers, add the DCOM port [Default: TCP port 135] and the Veritas System Recovery service [default location: C:\Program Files\Veritas\Veritas System Recovery\Agent\vprosvc.exe] to the firewall exceptions list.

Veritas System Recovery 2013 R2 Server Edition - Windows

Operating Systems

Windows 32-bit or 64-bit operating systems including 64-bit BIOS and UEFI servers:

  • Windows Server 2003
  • Windows Small Business Server 2008 and 2011
  • Windows Server 2008 SP1 / SP2
  • Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1
  • Windows Server 2012
  • Windows Server 2012 R2
  • Virtual platforms (for converted recovery points)
  • VMware vSphere 4.0, 4.1, 5.0, 5.1 and 5.5
  • Microsoft Hyper-V 1.0, 2.0 and 3.0
  • Citrix XenServer 5.0, 5.5, 5.6 FP1, 6.0, 6.1 and 6.2

RAM

These are the memory requirements for each component of Veritas System Recovery.

  • Veritas System Recovery Agent: 1 GB
  • Veritas System Recovery user interface and Recovery Point Browser: 1 GB
  • Veritas System Recovery Disk: 1.5 GB minimum (dedicated)
  • LightsOut Restore feature: 1.5 GB
  • Available hard disk space
  • Hard disk requirements for Veritas System Recovery and other areas:
  • When you install the entire product: Up to 2 GB is required for a full install, depending on the language of the product you select.
  • Recovery points: Sufficient hard disk space on a local hard disk or network server for storing recovery points. The size of recovery points depends on the amount of data you have backed up and the type of recovery point that is stored.
  • LightsOut Restore: 2 GB

DVD-ROM Drive

The drive can be any speed, but it must be capable of being used as the start-up drive from the BIOS.

Veritas System Recovery uses Gear Software technology. To verify that your DVD writer is compatible, visit the Gear Software Website.

You can look up information about your writer if you know the name of the manufacturer and model number of your writer.

Software

The following Microsoft .Net Framework versions are required for installing and using Veritas System Recovery:

  • Microsoft .NET Framework 2.0 SP2: Required to run the Veritas System Recovery installation program.
  • Microsoft .NET Framework 4.0 and 4.5: Required to run and use Veritas System Recovery.

If the required .NET Framework versions are not already installed, the Veritas System Recovery installation program automatically installs them on your computer.

 

Veritas System Recovery Management Solution 2013 R2

Veritas System Recovery 2013 R2 Management Solution supports up to 10,000+ installations of Veritas System Recovery for each installation of the solution. However, network performance varies greatly among organisations. The total number of supported installations of Veritas System Recovery may be more or less for your network. Network performance should be monitored to ensure that installations of Veritas System Recovery are not extended beyond the capacity and capability of your network.

The computer on which you install and use Veritas System Recovery 2013 R2 Management Solution must meet the following minimum system requirements.

Minimum system requirements for 64-bit operating systems

  • Processor: Intel Pentium 4 CPU 2.0 GHz or faster (32 bit), Dual Processor Dual Core with 2.53 GHz or faster (64-bit). Note: An Intel Itanium 2 processor is required for Windows Server 2008 R2 for Itanium-Based Systems.
  • RAM: 4 GB or more
  • Available disk space: 20 GB or more
  • Operating system: Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2, Enterprise Edition or Standard Edition with service pack 1.
  • Database: Express, Standard and Enterprise editions of the following are supported:
  • Microsoft SQL Server 2005 SP4 only
  • Microsoft SQL Server 2008 SP2 onwards
  • Microsoft SQL Server 2012

Note: Veritas recommends that you install Microsoft SQL Server and Veritas System Recovery 2013 R2 Management Solution on separate computers to avoid computer performance issues.

Software: The following must be installed on the computer on which you want to install Veritas

System Recovery 2013 R2 Management Solution:

  • Microsoft Silverlight 3.0 or later
  • Veritas Installation Manager 7.5
  • Veritas Management Platform 7.5 HF 6

Note 1: Installation of the Veritas System Recovery 2013 R2 Management Solution is not supported on encrypted file systems. 

Note 2: Veritas System Recovery 2013 R2 Management Solution does not support Veritas Management Platform 7.5 SP1

Internet access: High speed Internet access is recommended at the computer where you install the Veritas System Recovery 2013 R2 Management Solution.

Veritas also recommends that you familiarise yourself with the Veritas Management Platform by reviewing the "Veritas Management Platform Installation Guide".

 

Veritas System Recovery Monitor 2013 R2

The following Microsoft Windows 32-bit or 64-bit operating systems are supported:

  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003 or R2
  • Microsoft Windows Vista (All Editions)
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2008 or R2
  • Microsoft Windows 7 (All Editions)
  • Microsoft Windows 8 (Desktop Edition)
  • Microsoft Windows 8.1
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2012
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2012 R2

The minimum system requirements to run the Veritas System Recovery 2013 Monitor application:

  • Microsoft.NET Framework 4.5

Note: Microsoft.NET Framework 4.0 is only required for Windows 2003.

Prerequisites for the Host Computer

The following are the requirements to run this version of the Veritas System Recovery 2013 R2 Monitor:

  • 25 MB installation disk space
  • Microsoft Windows display resolution set to 1024 x 768.

To enable the View Console link, ensure that one of the following versions is installed:

  • Veritas Backup Exec System Recovery 9.0.5
  • Veritas System Recovery 10.0.2 or higher

To enable communication with remote computers, add the DCOM port [Default: TCP port 135] and the Veritas System Recovery service [default location: C:\Program Files\Veritas\Veritas System Recovery\Agent\vprosvc.exe] to the firewall exceptions list.

Prerequisites for the Client Computer

Ensure that the Veritas System Recovery service is operational. For more information about Veritas System Recovery service, see the Veritas System Recovery 2013 R2 User Guide.

To enable communication from the host computers, add the DCOM port [Default: TCP port 135] and the Veritas System Recovery service [default location: C:\Program Files\Veritas \Veritas System Recovery\Agent\vprosvc.exe] to the firewall exceptions list.

Ensure that the Simple File sharing option is disabled for the following versions of Microsoft Windows:

  • Microsoft Windows XP (All Editions)
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003 or R2

For more information about disabling the simple file sharing option, please visit:http://support.microsoft.com/kb/307874

Ensure that the Backup Exec System Recovery 9.0 or higher is installed on the client computer.

  • Microsoft.NET Framework 4.0

Prerequisites for the Host computer

The following are the requirements to run this version of the Veritas System Recovery 2013 Monitor:

  • 25 MB installation disk space
  • Microsoft Windows display resolution set to 1024 x 768

To enable the View Console link, ensure that one of the following versions is installed on the client computer:

  • Veritas System Recovery 2011
  • Veritas System Recovery 2013

To enable communication with remote computers, add the DCOM port [Default: TCP port 135] and the Veritas System Recovery service [default location: C:\Program Files\Veritas\Veritas System Recovery\Agent\vprosvc.exe] to the firewall exceptions list.