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  • Supported Linux operating systems:
    • Ubuntu v16.04-18.04 LTS (x64)
    • RHEL v7.0-7.5 (x64)
    • SLES v12 (x64)
    • CentOS v7.0-7.6 (x64)
  • Supported workstations: 
    • Ubuntu 18.04 (Desktop) LTS, 64-bit
    • Ubuntu 20.04 (Desktop) LTS, 64-bit
  • Supported Linux File Systems:
    • NTFS

    • Ext2

    • Ext3

    • Ext4

    • FAT32

    • XFS

    • Linux SWAP

    • ReiserFS

  • Connection to the following TCP ports should be allowed by the firewall of the target system:
    22 – Used by SSH for secure logins, file transfers (scp,sftp) and port forwarding.
    9446 – Used by NAKIVO Backup & Replication to communicate with the server.
  • openssh-server package should be installed.
  • sshd service should be running.
  • root login over ssh should be enabled if you use the root user. Check the /etc/ssh/sshd_config file to have a line: PermitRootLogin yes. Refer to Linux vendor documentation for more details.
  • /etc/pam.d/bhsvc file with special permissions provided to the Transporter service is required. Refer to the Required Permissions for Linux Recovery Server knowledge base article for details.
  • selinux configuration should be set to disabled if present. Refer to the File Recovery: Empty Disk knowledge base article for details.
  • PasswordAuthentication should be set to "Yes".
  • If you add a physical machine to the NAKIVO Backup & Replication inventory with a non-root account, the following is required:
    • sudo must be installed on the physical machine.
    • disable requiretty for non-root user accounts. Update the etc/sudoers file to have a line: Defaults !requiretty
    • Provided credentials should allow you to do anything without a password. Refer to the example below where a NAKIVO Backup & Replication user is taken.


User privilege specification
#Members of the admin group may gain root privileges
%admin ALL=(ALL) ALL
#Allow members of group sudo to execute any command
#See sudoers(5) for more information on "#include" directives:
#includedir /etc/sudoers.d
Defaults !requiretty

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