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Symantec NetBackup Appliance 5000 Series

The Symantec NetBackup 5000 series, offers scalable deduplication appliance solutions for the enterprise that provides operational simplicity, effective utilization of bandwidth and storage, and high performance. It provides the critical features required to protect all your data. It reduces the size of backups by up to 50 times with a deduplication engine that can be deployed for storage and bandwidth reduction and connected to a NetBackup domain, in a matter of minutes. An open and flexible architecture allows you to easily scale the size of the solution to meet the changing needs of your environment.
This is only a summary of supported operating systems. For additional system requirements such as support for different processors, please see the hardware compatibility guide available on the support site. You may contact your Symantec sales representative or an authorized reseller for additional information.

Server - Supported UNIX Operating Systems

  • HP-UX
  • Solaris
  • AIX

Server - Supported Microsoft Windows Operating Systems

  • Windows 2003/2008/2008 R2

Server - Supported Linux Operating Systems

  • Red Hat
  • SUSE
  • Oracle Linux
  • Asianux/RedFlag

Client - Supported UNIX Operating Systems

  • HP-UX
  • Solaris
  • AIX

Client - Supported Microsoft Windows Operating Systems

  • Windows 2003/2008/2008 R2
  • XP/Windows 7
  • Storage Server 2003/2008/2008 R2

Client - Supported Linux Operating Systems

  • Red Hat
  • SUSE
  • Open Enterprise Server
  • Asianux/RedFlag
  • Debian/CentOS/Ubuntu

Client - Other Supported Operating Systems

  • OS X
  • OpenVMS
  • FreeBSD

Supported Hypervisors

There are numerous possible combinations of hypervisors that may occur; this list is provided as a general supported list of hypervisors for NetBackup.
  • HP-UX Integrity VM
  • IBM VIO Server
  • Microsoft Hyper-V
  • Solaris Zones
  • Solaris Logical Domains
  • VMware ESX
  • VMware vSphere

Appliances – Supported NetBackup Appliances

  • NetBackup 5000 Deduplication Appliance series
  • NetBackup 5200 Backup Appliance series
For information on NetBackup support for virtualization technologies please reference:

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