System Requirements

Please ensure that your system meets the requirements to use RecoveryManager Plus.

Environment

Active Directory

  • Active Directory based Windows 2008, 2008 R2, 2012, 2012 R2, 2016, and 2019 Domain setup.

    Note: Windows Domain setup below Windows 2008 is not supported.

On-premises Exchange

  • Microsoft Exchange Server 2010 SP1, 2010 SP2, 2010 SP3, 2013, 2016.

Hardware Requirements

Active Directory Backup

Processor 2.13 GHz or higher
RAM 8GB (Minimum)
Disk Space 8GB

Exchange, Office 365, and Google Workspace Backup

Processor 2.13 GHz or higher
RAM 8 GB (Minimum) 16 GB (Recommended)
Disk Space This requirement varies based on the number of backed-up Exchange (on-premises and online) mailboxes, the size of your SharePoint Online and OneDrive for Business sites, and the retention period that you set for your backups. RecoveryManager Plus typically compresses backups to a third of their original size. If the total size of the mailboxes, SharePoint Online, and OneDrive for Business sites is 1TB, make sure that you have 1TB of free disk space to store the full backup and all subsequent incremental backups.

Note: Make sure that you have downloaded the 64-bit version of RecoveryManager Plus if you wish to backup your Exchange and Office 365 environments.

Prerequisites

Before you configure an Exchange environment for backup with RecoveryManager Plus, make sure that you satisfy the prerequisites listed below.

  • If you plan to install the product in a system running Windows 7 SP1 or Windows Server 2008, ensure you have Microsoft .NET version 4.5 and PowerShell version 2 installed in the system.
    • To check if Microsoft .NET Framework is installed, open Command Prompt from Run. Enter the following command reg query
      "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\NET Framework Setup\NDP\v4\full" /v version

      Check the displayed version. If the version is below 4.5 or if it’s not installed, install Microsoft .NET Framework 4.5 from here.

    • To check if PowerShell is installed, type PowerShell from Run. If PowerShell is installed, check for its version number by running the command $PSVersionTable.

      If the version is below 2 or if it’s not installed, install PowerShell V 2.0 from here.

Backup repository

Minimum space required to store backups of Active Directory objects: 2 GB.

  • Backups of AD objects (full backups and incremental backups) are stored in the Elasticsearch database that comes bundled with the product.

Minimum space required to store Exchange and Office 365 backups

  • This requirement varies based on the number of backed-up Exchange (on-premises and online) mailboxes, the size of your SharePoint Online and OneDrive for Business sites, and the retention period that you set for your backups. RecoveryManager Plus typically compresses backups to a third of their original size.
  • If the total size of the mailboxes, SharePoint Online, and OneDrive for Business sites is 1TB, make sure that you have 1TB of free disk space to store the full backup and all subsequent incremental backups.

Minimum space required to store Google Workspace backups

  • This requirement varies based on the number of backed-up mailboxes, the size of the user drives, and the retention period that you set for your backups. RecoveryManager Plus typically compresses backups to a third of their original size.
  • If the total size of the mailboxes and user drives is 1TB, make sure that you have 1TB of free disk space to store the full backup and all subsequent incremental backups.

Operating System Requirements

RecoveryManager Plus can be installed and run on the following operating systems (both 32 bit and 64 bit architecture) and versions:

  • Windows Server 2019
  • Windows Server 2016
  • Windows Server 2012 R2
  • Windows Server 2012
  • Windows Server 2008 R2
  • Windows Server 2008 SP2
  • Windows 7 and later
  • Windows Vista SP2

Supported Web Browsers

RecoveryManager Plus has been tested to support the following browsers and versions:

  • Internet Explorer 8 and later
  • Firefox
  • Chrome

Recommended screen resolution

  • 1366 x 768 pixels or higher.
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