Supported platforms

This section lists the operating systems and Microsoft server applications supported by BackupAssist Classic, BackupAssist WFH and BackupAssist Desktop. BackupAssist Classic offers a 30-day free trial to help you verify the supported platforms within your own environments.

Microsoft Server Operating Systems

  • Microsoft Windows Server 2022 family - Supported from v11.2.0
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2019 family
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2016 family

Note: Hyper-V on Windows Server is supported. CSV on Server 2016 and earlier is supported, but newer versions are not supported.

Note: Variants such as Storage Center and Data Center for the above OS families are also supported.

Microsoft Client Operating Systems

  • Microsoft Windows 11 (64-bit) - Supported from v11.2.0
  • Microsoft Windows 10 (64-bit).

Microsoft application servers

  • Microsoft Exchange Server 2019 (up to CU 11).
  • Microsoft Exchange Server 2016 (up to CU 22).
  • Microsoft Exchange Server 2013
  • * The Exchange Granular Add-on currently supports Exchange 2019 RTM
  • Microsoft SQL Server 2019
  • Microsoft SQL Server 2017
  • Microsoft SQL Server 2016 - Service Pack 2
  • Microsoft SQL Server 2014 - Service Pack 3

BackupAssist Classic v11 also supports:

  • Microsoft Windows Server 2012 family
  • Microsoft Windows 10 (32-bit)