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Symantec NetBackup

Better backup for a virtual world

The future of enterprise-class data protection is here. Symantec NetBackup 7.7 reduces the staggering complexity of enterprise data protection, outpaces the relentless growth of the data center, and increases the agility IT needs to transform from traditional cost center to service-oriented business enabler. Enterprises trust Symantec.

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 2008/2012

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 2008/2012
  • XP/Windows 7/Windows 8
  • Storage Server 2008

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
For information on NetBackup support for virtualization technologies please reference:

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