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NAKIVO Backup & Replication can be deployed as a virtual appliance (VA) or installed directly onto supported machine or network attached storage (NAS). Below is the list of deployment requirements:

Hardware

VM or Physical Machine

NAKIVO Backup & Replication can be installed on a machine with the following minimum hardware characteristics:

  • Director and Onboard Transporter:
    • CPU: x86-64, 2 cores  
    • RAM: 4 GB + 250 MB for each concurrent job
    • Free space: 10 GB
  • Transporter only:
    • CPU: x86-64, 2 cores
    • RAM: 2 GB + 250 MB for each concurrent job
    • Free space: 5 GB

Network Attached Storage

NAKIVO Backup & Replication can be installed on supported NAS with the following minimum hardware characteristics:

  • Director and Onboard Transporter:
    • CPU: x86-64, 2 cores  
    • RAM: 1 GB
    • Free space: 10 GB
  • Transporter only:
    • CPU: x86-64, 2 cores
    • RAM: 512 MB
    • Free space: 5 GB

NAKIVO Backup & Replication supports the following NAS models:

Synology

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Director and Onboard TransporterTransporter only

FS3017
FS2017
FS1018
RS18017xs+
RS18016xs+
RS10613xs+
RS4017xs+
RS3618xs
RS3617xs+
RS3617RPxs
RS3617xs
RS3614xs+
RS3614RPxs
RS3614xs
RS3413xs+
RS3412RPxs
RS3412xs
RS3411RPxs
RS3411xs
RS2818RP+
RS2418RP+
RS2418+
RS2416RP+
RS2416+
RS2414RP+
RS2414+
RS2212RP+
RS2212+
RS2211RP+
RS2211+
RS1619xs+
RS1219+
RS818RP+
RS818+
RS816
RS815RP+
RS815+
RS815
RS814RP+
RS814+
RS814
RS812RP+
RS812+
RS812
RS810RP+
RS810+
RC18015xs+
DS3617xs
DS3615xs
DS3612xs
DS3611xs
DS3018xs
DS2415+
DS2413+
DS2411+
DS2015xs
DS1819+
DS1817+
DS1817
DS1815+
DS1813+
DS1812+
DS1618+
DS1517+
DS1517
DS1515+
DS1515
DS1513+
DS1512+
DS1511+
DS1010+
DS918+
DS916+
DS718+
DS716+II
DS716+
DS715
DS713+
DS712+
DS710+
DS418
DS418play
DS418j
DS416
DS416play
DS415+
DS414
DS412+
DS411+II
DS411+
DS218+
DS218
DS218play
DS216+II
DS216+
DS216play
DS215+
DS214+
DS118
DS116

RS217
RS214
DS416slim
DS416j
DS414slim
DS414j
DS218j
DS216
DS216j
DS215j
DS214
DS213j
DS115
DS114

QNAP

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Director and Onboard Transporter

HS-251+
HS-453DX
TS-251
TS-251+
TS-251A
TS-251B
TS-253Be
TS-328
TS-332X
TS-351
TS-431P
TS-431P2
TS-431X
TS-431X2
TS-431XeU
TS-432XU
TS-432XU-RP
TS-451
TS-451+
TS-451A
IS-400 Pro
IS-453S
TBS-453A
TBS-453DX
TS-128A
TS-131P
TS-231P
TS-231P2
TS-253 Pro
TS-253A
TS-253B
TS-228A
TS-451U
TS-453 mini
TS-453 Pro
TS-453A
TS-453B
TS-453Be
TS-453Bmini
TS-453BT3
TS-453BU
TS-453BU-RP
TS-453U
TS-453U-RP
TS-463U
TS-463U-RP
TS-463XU
TS-463XU-RP
TS-473
TS-563
TS-653 Pro
TS-653A
TS-653B
TS-653B
TS-673
TS-677
TS-832X
TS-832XU
TS-832XU-RP
TS-853 Pro
TS-853A
TS-853BU
TS-853BU-RP
TS-853U
TS-853U-RP
TS-863U
TS-863U-RP
TS-863XU
TS-863XU-RP
TS-873
TS-873U
TS-873U-RP
TS-877TS-877XU
TS-877XU-RP
TS-883XU
TS-883XU-RP
TS-932X
TS-963X
TS-977XU
TS-977XU-RP
TS-983XU
TS-983XU-RP
TS-1232XU
TS-1232XU-RP
TS-1253BU
TS-1253BU-RP
TS-1253U
TS-1253U-RP
TS-1263U-RP
TS-1263U
TS-1263XU
TS-1263XU-RP
TS-1273U
TS-1273U-RP
TS-1277
TS-1277XU-RP
TS-1283XU-RP
TS-1635AX
TS-1673U
TS-1673U-RP
TS-1677X
TS-1677XU-RP
TS-1683XU-RP
TS-1685
TS-2477XU-RP
TS-2483XU-RP
TVS-463
TVS-471
TVS-472XT
TVS-473e
TVS-473
TVS-663
TVS-671
TVS-672XT
TVS-673
TVS-673e
TVS-682
TVS-682T
TVS-863
TVS-863+
TVS-871
TVS-871T
TVS-871U-RP
TVS-872XT
TVS-872XU
TVS-872XU-RP
TVS-873e
TVS-873
TVS-882
TVS-882T
TVS-882ST2
TVS-882BR
TVS-882BRT3
TVS-882ST3
TVS-951X
TVS-972XU
TVS-972XU-RP
TVS-1271U-RP
TVS-1272XU-RP
TVS-1282
TVS-1282T
TVS-1282T3
TVS-1582TU
TVS-1672XU-RP
TVS-2472XU-RP
SS-EC1279U-SAS-RP
SS-EC1879U-SAS-RP
SS-EC2479U-SAS-RP
TDS-16489U
TES-3085U
TES-1885U
TS-EC880U
TS-EC880U R2
TS-EC1280U
TS-EC1280U R2
TS-EC1680U
TS-EC1680U R2
TS-EC2480U
TS-EC2480U R2
TVS-EC880
TVS-EC1080
TVS-EC1080+
TVS-EC1280U-SAS-RP
TVS-EC1580MU-SAS-RP
TVS-EC1680U-SAS-RP
TVS-EC1680U-SAS-RP R2
TVS-EC2480U-SAS-RP
TVS-EC2480U-SAS-RP R2
TVS-EC2480U-SAS-RP R2
TVS-EC1580MU-SAS-RP R2
TVS-EC1280U-SAS-RP R2

ASUSTOR

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Director and Onboard TransporterTransporter only

AS3102T
AS3102T v2
AS3104T
AS3202T
AS3204T
AS3204T v2
AS4002T
AS4004T
AS5202T
AS5304T
AS5002T
AS5004T
AS5008T
AS5010T
AS6102T
AS6104T
AS6302T
AS5102T
AS5104T
AS5108T
AS5110T
AS6202T
AS6204T
AS6208T
AS6210T
AS6404T
AS6204RS / AS6204RD
AS-609RS / AS-609RD
AS7004T
AS7008T
AS7010T
AS6212RD
AS7009RD / AS7009RDX
AS7012RD / AS7012RDX

AS1002T
AS1002T v2
AS1004T
AS1004T v2

Western Digital

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Director and Onboard Transporter

MyCloud PR2100
MyCloud PR4100
MyCloud DL2100
MyCloud DL4100

NETGEAR

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Director and Onboard TransporterTransporter only
RN51600
RN51661D
RN51661E
RN51662D
RN51662E
RN51663D
RN51663E
RN51664E
ReadyNAS 524X
ReadyNAS 526X
ReadyNAS 528X
ReadyNAS 626X
ReadyNAS 628X
RN716X
RN628X
RN626X
RN528X
RN526X
RN524X
RN31600
RN31661D
RN31661E
RN31662D
RN31662E
RN31663D
RN31663E
RN31664E
ReadyNAS 422
ReadyNAS 424
ReadyNAS 426
ReadyNAS 428
RN516
RN426
RN424
RN422
RN31400
RN31421D
RN31441D
RN31441E
RN31442D
RN31442E
RN31443D
RN31443E
RN316
RN31200
RN31211D
RN31212D
RN31221D
RN31221E
RN31222D
RN31222E
RN31223D
RN314
RN312
RN322121E
RN322122E
RN322123E
RN322124E
RN32261E
RN32262E
RN32263E
RN4220S
RN4220X
RN422X122
RN422X123
RN422X124
RN422X62E
RN422X63E
RN422X64E
RR2304
RN21241D
RN21241E
RN21243D
RN21243E
RN3130
RN31342E
RN3138
RN3220
RR2312
RR3312
RN4220
RR4312X
RR4312S
RR4360X
RR4360S

RN102
RN10200
RN10211D
RN10221D
RN10222D
RN10223D
RN104
RN10400
RN10421D
RN10441D
RN10442D
RN10443D

Generic ARM-based NAS devices

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The device for installing NAKIVO Backup & Replication should meet the following requirements:

  • Single-board computer with ARMv7/ARMv8 CPU (e.g. Raspberry Pi 3 Model B+)

  • 32/64-bit Linux-based OS supported by NAKIVO Backup & Replication

  • Minimum 16GB of onboard memory or microSD card for OS & software installation

  • RAM: minimum 512MB for Transporter-only installation; minimum 1GB for full installation

  • Separate microSD/HDD/SSD card for Repository storage

  • Open ports for Director and Transporter (see Required TCP Ports)

  • Enabled SSH protocol

  • Active network connection


Raspberry Pi

NAKIVO Backup & Replication can be installed on a Raspberry Pi 3 Model B+ machine with the following minimum hardware characteristics:

  • Director and Onboard Transporter:
    • RAM: 1 GB + 250 MB for each concurrent job
    • Free space: 16 GB
  • Transporter only:
    • RAM: 512 MB + 250 MB for each concurrent job
    • Free space: 16 GB

Operating System

NAKIVO Backup & Replication can be installed on the following operating systems:

  • Windows:
    • Windows Server 2019 Standard (x64)
    • Windows Server 2016 Standard (x64)
    • Windows Server 2012 R2 Standard (x64)
    • Windows Server 2012 Standard (x64)
    • Windows Server 2008 R2 Standard (x64)
    • Windows 10 Professional (x64)
    • Windows 8 Professional (x64)
    • Windows 7 Professional (x64)
  • Linux:
    • Ubuntu 18.04 Server (x64)
    • Ubuntu 16.04 Server (x64)
    • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP3 (64-bit)
    • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP2 (64-bit)
    • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP1 (64-bit)
    • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP4 (64-bit)
    • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP3 (64-bit)
    • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.4 (64-bit)
    • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.3 (64-bit)
    • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.2 (64-bit)
    • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.1 (64-bit)
    • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.0 (64-bit)
    • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.9 (64-bit)
    • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.8 (64-bit)
    • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.7 (64-bit)
    • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.6 (64-bit)
    • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.5 (64-bit)
    • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.4 (64-bit)
    • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.3 (64-bit)
  • NAS:
    • ASUSTOR ADM v3.0 and above
    • Synology DSM v6.0 and above
    • QNAP QTS v4.3.3 and above
    • WD MyCloud v3 and above
    • NETGEAR ReadyNAS OS v6.9 and above
    • FreeNAS 11.2

Supported Operating System Localizations

NAKIVO Backup & Replication can be installed on a supported OS with the following OS localization:

  • English
  • Italian
  • German
  • French
  • Spanish

Networking Requirements

Required TCP Ports

NAKIVO Backup & Replication requires the following TCP ports to be open for a successful operation:

TCP Port  #
(Default)
Where
Description
NAKIVO Backup & Replication

4443DirectorUsed to access the Director web UI. Must be opened on the Director machine.
9446TransporterUsed by Director and Transporters to communicate with the Transporter. Must be opened on the Transporter machine.
9448-10000TransporterUsed by Transporters for cross-Transporter data transfer. Must be opened on the Transporter machine.
VMware
443vCenter Server,
ESXi hosts

Used by Director and Transporters to access VMware infrastructure. Must be opened on vCenter Servers and ESXi hosts.

902ESXi hosts

Used by Transporters to access VMware infrastructure. Must be opened on ESXi hosts.

Hyper-V
137-139Hyper-V hostsUsed by Director to upload files and install configuration service. Must be opened on Hyper-V servers.
445Hyper-V hostsUsed by Director to upload files and install configuration service. Must be opened on Hyper-V servers if Active Directory is used.
5986 (opened automatically)Hyper-V hostsUsed by Transporter to add a host to inventory and establish a connection with it.
9445 (opened automatically)Hyper-V hostsUsed by Director to upload files and install configuration service. Must be opened on Hyper-V host if NAKIVO Backup & Replication is installed on a host and this host is added to inventory at the same time.
9446 (opened automatically)Hyper-V hostsUsed by Director and Transporters to communicate with the Transporter. Must be opened on the Transporter machine.
9448-10000 (opened automatically)Hyper-V hostsUsed by Transporters for cross-Transporter data transfer. Must be opened on the Transporter machine.

Network Conditions

NAKIVO Backup & Replication has been tested to work in the following minimal network conditions:

  • Latency (RTT): Up to 250 ms
  • Packet loss: Up to 1%
  • Bandwidth: 1 Mb/s or higher
  • ICMP ping traffic: It should be allowed on all hosts where NAKIVO Backup & Replication components are installed as well as on all source and target hosts in order for the automatic Transporter selection feature to function properly.

Web Browsers

NAKIVO Backup & Replication user interface can be accessed through the following Web browsers:

  • Google Chrome: from Version 26 up to Version 65
  • Mozilla Firefox: from Version 21 up to Version 58




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