System requirements and license information

Supported operating systems

For computers

  • Microsoft Windows 10, 8.1, 8, 7
  • macOS 10.12 and later
  • Ubuntu Desktop 18.04 LTS 64-bit and RedHat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) Desktop 7 64-bit

For smartphones and tablets

  • Android 5 (Lollipop) and later
  • iOS 8 and later

For file servers

  • Microsoft Windows Server 2019, 2016, 2012, 2008
  • Microsoft Windows Storage Server 2016, 2012, 2008
  • Microsoft Windows MultiPoint Server 2012, 2011, 2010
  • Microsoft Windows Small Business Server 2011
  • RedHat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 7, 8
  • CentOS 7, 8
  • Ubuntu Server 16.04 LTS, 18.04 LTS, 20.04 LTS
  • Debian 9, 10
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server (SLES) 12, 15
  • Oracle Linux 8
  • Amazon Linux 2

For mail servers

  • Microsoft Exchange Server 2019, 2016, 2013, 2010, 2007
  • Microsoft Small Business Server 2011
  • IBM Domino 6.5.4 and newer

For virtual environments

  • VMware vSphere 6.0, 6.5+, 6.7+ (vCenter Single Sign-On, vSphere Client/Web Client, vCenter Server, vCenter Inventory Service)
  • VMware NSX Manager 6.3+, 6.4.0, 6.4.1, 6.4.2
  • VMware Guest Introspection 6.2.4+, 6.3+, 6.4+

For cloud applications protection

  • Subscription for Microsoft 365 to connect with the tenant (Exchange Online, OneDrive)

License information

Cloud and on-premises management included

Remote management platform is available as cloud-based or on-premises deployment. No need to buy or maintain additional hardware, reducing the total cost of ownership.

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