Retrospect 8.x System Requirements

Legacy


Retrospect 8.x console (manages the engine)

  • Intel processor

  • Mac OS X 10.5.5 or later

  • At least 1 GB RAM

  • 50 MB hard disk space

The Retrospect console need not be installed on the same Mac as the Retrospect engine.

Retrospect 8.x engine (performs backups and restores)

  • Intel processor, Power PC G5 processor, or dual Power PC G4 processors running at 867 MHz or faster

  • Mac OS X 10.5.7 or later

  • At least 2 GB RAM

  • 10-15 GB of hard disk space for each concurrent activity

  • Storage for backups

Mac OS X Clients

  • PowerPC G3, G4, or G5, or any Intel processor

  • Mac OS X or Mac OS X Server 10.3.9, 10.4.11, or 10.5.5 or later

  • RAM that meets Apple’s guidelines for each OS

Note: Backing up Mac OS X Server clients requires Retrospect Multi Server or Retrospect Single Server with available Server Client Licenses.

Windows Clients

  • Pentium processor or later

  • Windows 2000, XP, or Vista; Windows 2000 Server, Windows Server 2003 or 2008

  • RAM that meets Microsoft’s guidelines for each OS

Note: Backing up Windows Server clients requires Retrospect Multi Server or Retrospect Single Server with available Server Client Licenses.

Linux Clients

  • x86-based system running Red Hat Linux, Red Hat Enterprise Linux, SUSE Linux Desktop, SUSE Linux Professional, SUSE Linux Standard Server, or SUSE Enterprise Server operating system.

  • glibc version 2 or later

Note: In order to use the graphical user interface (GUI) to change options and preferences, Java version 1.2 or later is also required.

Storage Devices

Retrospect supports a wide variety of storage devices as the destination for backups, including hard drives (both direct- and network-attached), tape drives and libraries (connected via FireWire, SCSI, iSCSI, Fibre Channel), and removable disk drives. See the Retrospect Device Support Database for a complete list of supported tape drives and libraries. Backing up to optical media such as CD, DVD, and Blu-ray in the initial release requires manually activating this feature; please see below for details.


Last Update: 13 de febrero de 2012