Requirements and Compatibilities

Please read this Upgrade FAQ before installing or updating P5!

Requirements - Archiware P5 Version 7.0

Operating System Requirements

macOS X

- Intel x86 (64-Bit)
OSX 10.9 – 11.0
- Apple M1
OSX 11.0 (Rosetta 2 is required)
Limitations: 
- Backup2Go Server is not supported 
(see Update FAQ for details)

Windows

Server 2012R2
Server 2016
Server 2019
Windows 8.1, 10
Please read before installing!
Limitations: 
- Backup2Go Server is not supported (see Update FAQ for details)

Linux

Intel x86 64-Bit systems with glibc version 2.15 are supported, including:
- OpenSuSE 12.2+ / SLES 12+
- CentOS 7+ / RHEL 7+ / Fedora 19+
- Ubuntu 12+
- Debian 8+

For B2G repository on btrfs, btrfs 0.19+ is required
For B2G repository on zfs, zfs 0.7+ is required
Limitations:
- As Backup2Go Server Filesystems: Btrfs 0.19+, ZFS 0.7.0+

FreeBSD

Version 12, 13
Intel x86 64-Bit CPU

Synology

DSM operating system 5.2+ – 7
Intel x86 64-Bit CPU
Limitations:
- As Backup2Go Server Filesystems: Btrfs 0.19+, ZFS 0.7.0+

QNAP

QTS 4.3.0+
Intel x86 64-Bit CPU
Limitations:
- As Backup2Go Server Filesystems: Btrfs 0.19+, ZFS 0.7.0+
- Tested with: QNAP SAS-12G2E, LSI-9207, LSI-9300

NETGEAR ReadyNAS OS 6.6.0 +
Intel x86 64-Bit CPU
Virtualization x86 – VMware, Parallels, Linux-Xen, Hyper-V

Operating Systems in Client-Only Mode

Solaris

Solaris 10 1/13 s10x_u11wos_24a X86 
(64-Bit only)
Note: Language package Unicode UTF-8 required; Cloud services not supported
client-only mode as of version 5.6.2
(See "Discontinuations" for details)

 

Space requirements

Memory 2 GB+ available
Hard disk 1 GB for Installation + variable
(for backup/archive indexes)

 

Browser Requirements

Safari 12+
Firefox 60+
Chrome 64+
Internet Explorer 11+

Compatibilites - Archiware P5 Version 7.0

Supported Tape Technologies

  • LTO-1, LTO-2, LTO-3, LTO-4, LTO-5, LTO-6, LTO-7, LTO-8
  • S-AIT 1, 2, 3, 4
  • AIT 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6
  • DLT4000-8000
  • SDLT220-600
  • DLT-S4
  • VXA (on request)
  • 8mm
  • DAT

Disk Storage

  • Direct attached storage (DAS)
  • FreeNAS
  • HyperFS
  • MetaSAN 4.5.0.0 (Windows/Linux supported from 4.6.0.0)
  • QNAP NAS
  • RAID
  • Removable Disk (RDX QuikStor)
  • Scale Logic
  • Storage area network (SAN)
  • StorNext
  • Synology NAS (as of P5 Version 5.3.3)
  • SSD
  • Tiger Store
  • Vtrak FS
  • XSAN

Proprietary File Systems

  • Helios (UB, UB+, UB2, UB64)
  • Xinet V14
  • Netatalk 2

Supported Interfaces

  • SAS
  • SCSI
  • iSCSI
  • FibreChannel
  • Firewire
  • USB
  • SATA
  • eSATA
  • Thunderbolt

Supported Cloud Services

  • Amazon S3
  • Amazon Snowball
  • Amazon Glacier
  • Generic S3
  • Microsoft Azure
  • Backblaze B2
  • Google Cloud Storage
  • Wasabi Cloud Storage

Supported platforms include macOS X, Windows, Linux, FreeBSD, QNAP, Synology, and NETGEAR

Cloud Object Storage Classes

  • Amazon S3: S3 Standard, S3 Intelligent-Tiering, S3 Standard-IA, S3 One Zone-IA
  • Amazon Glacier: Standard, Deep Archive
  • Google: Standard, Nearline, Coldline
  • Microsoft Azure: Standard Hot, Cool

MAM/DAM Integrations

  • axle
  • Final Cut Server
  • Canto Cumulus
  • CANTEMO
  • CatDV
  • cavok (Peak-14)
  • DALIM ES
  • Editshare
  • empress eMAM
  • FocalPoint Server
  • KeyFlow ADAMS
  • KYNO
  • Metus
  • Primestream FORK
  • Projective Strawberry
  • Xinet

Supported Tape Library Vendors

  • Actidata
  • BDT
  • Dell
  • HPE
  • IBM
  • MagStor
  • mLogic
  • NEC
  • Oracle/StorageTek
  • OWC
  • Overland-Tandberg
  • Qualstar
  • Quantum
  • Spectra Logic

Supported Hardware Manufacturers

  • Accusys
  • Apple
  • BDT
  • Bright Technologies Astella
  • DDP
  • Dell
  • Drobo (as a disk)
  • Facilis
  • FAST LTA
  • G-Technology
  • HPE
  • IBM
  • LaCie
  • mLogic
  • NEC
  • NetApp
  • Netgear
  • Object Matrix
  • Overland-Tandberg
  • Promise
  • QNAP (as of P5 version 5.5.3)
  • Qualstar
  • Quantum
  • Samsung
  • Scale Logic
  • Sonnet
  • Spectra Logic
  • Starline
  • Sun/Oracle
  • Synology (as of P5 Version 5.3.3)
  • ToolsOnAir just:store
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P5 Version Archive

Version 6.1

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Version 6.0

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Version 5.6

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Version 5.5

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Version 5.4

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Version 5.3

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Version 5.2

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Version 5.1

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Version 5.0

Version 5.0 is no longer available.
It has been replaced by compulsory upgrade Version 5.1 which is identical in functionality.

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