Requirements and Compatibilities

Requirements - Archiware P5 Version 5.6

Operating System Requirements

macOS X Intel 10.8 – 10.13 (64-Bit only)
Limitations:
- Backup2Go Server is not supported
  (see Update FAQ for details)
Windows

Server 2008R2, 2012R1/R2, 2016
Windows 7, 8, 8.1, 10 (64-Bit only)
Please read before installing!
Limitations: 
- Backup2Go Server is not supported 
  (see Update FAQ for details)
- LTFS Exchange is not yet suported

Linux Kernel 2.6.32+ (x86 64-Bit only)
Limitations:
- As Backup2Go Server Filesystems: Btrfs 0.19+, ZFS 0.7.0+

Synology

DSM operating system 6.0+ 
(Intel x86 64-Bit only)
Limitations:
- As Backup2Go Server Filesystems: Btrfs 0.19+, ZFS 0.7.0+

QNAP

QTS operating system 4.3.0+
(Intel x86 64-Bit only)
Limitations:
- As Backup2Go Server Filesystems: Btrfs 0.19+, ZFS 0.7.0+

Virtualization x86 – VMware, Parallels, Xen, Hyper-V

 

 

Operating Systems under Maintenance (Version 5.5.)

 FreeBSD 10.1 - 10.3, 11 (64-Bit only)
Cloud support only for version 11
maintenance mode as of 10/04/2018
(See "Discontinuations" for details)
Solaris Solaris 2.10 Update 8, x86 and Sparc 
(64-Bit only)
Note: Language package Unicode UTF-8 required; Cloud services not supported
maintenance mode as of 10/04/2018
(See "Discontinuations" for details)
All products in maintenance mode will be
supported for an additional 2 years.

Hardware requirements

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

 

Browser Requirements

Safari 5.1 +
Firefox 3.5+
Chrome 4+
Internet Explorer 10+

Compatibilites - Archiware P5 Version 5.6

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

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 Glacier
  • Amazon S3
  • Microsoft Azure
  • Hitachi S3
  • Backblaze (B2)
  • Generic S3
  • Wasabi S3

Supported platforms include macOS X, Windows, Linux, and Synology

3rd Party Integrations

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

Supported Tape Library Vendors

  • BDT
  • Dell
  • HPE
  • IBM
  • mLogic
  • NEC
  • Oracle/StorageTek
  • Overland
  • Qualstar
  • Quantum
  • Sony (AIT)
  • Spectra Logic
  • Tandberg Data

Supported Hardware Manufacturers

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

P5 Version Archive

Version 5.5

Information and Downloads for Version 5.5

Version 5.4

Information and Downloads for Version 5.4

Version 5.3

Information and Downloads for P5 Version 5.3

Version 5.2

Information and Downloads for P5 Version 5.2

Version 5.1

Information and Downloads for P5 Version 5.1

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.

Version 4.4

Information and Downloads for PresSTORE P4 Version 4.4

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