58269: Acronis Backup 12: Supported Operating Systems

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Agent for Windows

Acronis Backup Server, Acronis Backup Virtual Host

  • Windows XP Professional SP3 (x86, x64)
  • Windows Server 2003/2003 R2 – Standard and Enterprise editions (x86, x64)
  • Windows Small Business Server 2003/2003 R2
  • Windows Vista - all editions
  • Windows Server 2008 – Standard, Enterprise, Datacenter, and Web editions (x86, x64)
  • Windows Small Business Server 2008
  • Windows 7 - all editions
  • Windows Server 2008 R2 – Standard, Enterprise, Datacenter, Foundation, and Web editions
  • Windows MultiPoint Server 2010/2011/2012
  • Windows Small Business Server 2011 – all editions
  • Windows 8/8.1 – all editions except for the Windows RT editions (x86, x64)
  • Windows Server 2012/2012 R2 – all editions
  • Windows Storage Server 2003/2008/2008 R2/2012/2012 R2
  • Windows 10 – Home, Pro, Education, and Enterprise editions
  • Windows Server 2016 – all installation options, except for Nano Server

Acronis Backup Windows Server Essentials

  • Windows Small Business Server 2003/2003 R2
  • Windows Small Business Server 2008
  • Windows Small Business Server 2011 – all editions
  • Windows Server 2012/2012 R2 – Essentials and Foundation editions
  • Windows Server 2016 - Essentials

Acronis Backup Workstation

  • Windows XP Professional SP2+ (x86, x64)
  • Windows Vista - all editions
  • Windows 7 - all editions
  • Windows 8/8.1 – all editions except for the Windows RT editions (x86, x64)
  • Windows 10 – Home, Pro, Education, and Enterprise editions

Agent for SQL, Agent for Exchange, and Agent for Active Directory

Each of these agents can be installed on a machine running any operating system listed above and a supported version of the respective application.

Agent for Office 365

  • Windows Server 2008 – Standard, Enterprise, Datacenter, and Web editions (x64 only)
  • Windows Small Business Server 2008
  • Windows Server 2008 R2 – Standard, Enterprise, Datacenter, Foundation, and Web editions
  • Windows Small Business Server 2011 – all editions
  • Windows 8/8.1 – all editions except for the Windows RT editions (x64 only)
  • Windows Server 2012/2012 R2 – all editions
  • Windows Storage Server 2008/2008 R2/2012/2012 R2 (x64 only)
  • Windows 10 – Home, Pro, Education, and Enterprise editions (x64 only)
  • Windows Server 2016 – all installation options, except for Nano Server (x64 only)

Agent for Linux

Acronis Backup Server, Acronis Backup Virtual Host

Linux with kernel from 2.6.9 to 4.9 and glibc 2.3.4 or later.

Various x86 and x86_64 Linux distributions, including:

  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4.x, 5.x, 6.x, 7.0, 7.1, 7.2, 7.3
  • Ubuntu 9.10, 10.04, 10.10, 11.04, 11.10, 12.04, 12.10, 13.04, 13.10, 14.04, 14.10, 15.04, 15.10, 16.04
  • Fedora 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 and 11
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 – supported on file systems, except for Btrfs
  • Debian 4, 5, 6, 7.0, 7.2, 7.4, 7.5, 7.6, 7.7, 8.0, 8.1, 8.2, 8.3, 8.4, 8.5
  • CentOS 5.x, 6.x, 7, 7.1, 7.2, 7.3
  • Oracle Linux 5.x, 6.x, 7.0, 7.1, 7.2, 7.3 – both Unbreakable Enterprise Kernel and Red Hat Compatible Kernel
  • CloudLinux 5.x, 6.x, 7, 7.1
  • ClearOS 5.x, 6.x, 7, 7.1

Before installing the product on a system that does not use RPM Package Manager, such as an Ubuntu system, you need to install this manager manually; for example, by running the following command (as the root user): apt-get install rpm

Agent for Mac

Acronis Backup Workstation

  • OS X Mountain Lion 10.8
  • OS X Mavericks 10.9
  • OS X Yosemite 10.10
  • OS X El Capitan 10.11
  • macOS Sierra 10.12 – Apple File System (APFS) is not supported

Agent for VMware (Virtual Appliance)

Acronis Backup Virtual Host

This agent is delivered as a virtual appliance for running on an ESXi host.

VMware ESXi 4.1, 5.0, 5.1, 5.5, 6.0, 6.5

Agent for VMware (Windows)

Acronis Backup Virtual Host

This agent is delivered as a Windows application for running in any operating system listed above for Agent for Windows with the following exceptions:

  • 32-bit operating systems are not supported.
  • Windows XP, Windows Server 2003/2003 R2, and Windows Small Business Server 2003/2003 R2 are not supported.

Agent for Hyper-V

Acronis Backup Virtual Host

  • Windows Server 2008 (x64) with Hyper-V
  • Windows Server 2008 R2 with Hyper-V
  • Microsoft Hyper-V Server 2008/2008 R2
  • Windows Server 2012/2012 R2 with Hyper-V
  • Microsoft Hyper-V Server 2012/2012 R2
  • Windows 8, 8.1 (x64) with Hyper-V
  • Windows 10 – Pro, Education, and Enterprise editions with Hyper-V
  • Windows Server 2016 with Hyper-V – Technical Preview 4
  • Microsoft Hyper-V Server 2016

Management Server (for on-premise deployment only)

All editions

In Windows

  • Windows Server 2008 – Standard, Enterprise, and Datacenter editions (x86, x64)
  • Windows Small Business Server 2008
  • Windows 7 – all editions (x86, x64)
  • Windows Server 2008 R2 – Standard, Enterprise, Datacenter, and Foundation editions
  • Windows MultiPoint Server 2010/2011/2012
  • Windows Small Business Server 2011 – all editions
  • Windows 8/8.1 – all editions except for the Windows RT editions (x86, x64)
  • Windows Server 2012/2012 R2 – all editions
  • Windows Storage Server 2008/2008 R2/2012/2012 R2
  • Windows 10 – Home, Pro, Education, and Enterprise editions
  • Windows Server 2016 – all installation options, except for Nano Server

In Linux

Linux with kernel from 2.6.18 to 4.9 and glibc 2.3.4 or later

Various x86_64 Linux distributions, including:

  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4.x, 5.x, 6.x, 7.0, 7.1, 7.2, 7.3
  • Ubuntu 9.10, 10.04, 10.10, 11.04, 11.10, 12.04, 12.10, 13.04, 13.10, 14.04, 14.10, 15.04, 15.10, 16.04
  • Fedora 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10, 11, 12
  • Debian 4, 5, 6, 7.0, 7.2, 7.4, 7.5, 7.6, 7.7, 8.0, 8.1, 8.2, 8.3, 8.4, 8.5
  • CentOS 5.x, 6.x, 7, 7.1, 7.2, 7.3
  • Oracle Linux 5.x, 6.x, 7.0, 7.1, 7.2, 7.3 – both Unbreakable Enterprise Kernel and Red Hat Compatible Kernel
  • CloudLinux 5.x, 6.x, 7, 7.1
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