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Backup for SharePoint 6.12 - Release Notes

Notes and Notices

Upgrade Considerations

The Metalogix Backup for SharePoint Service uses a staging location to backup SharePoint data. During installation, the default location is configured as
which is insufficient for a successful backup operation. You must specify a UNC path for the staging location. For more information see the topic Upgrading Metalogix Backup for SharePoint in the Metalogix Backup for SharePoint User Guide.

System Requirements

Consider the following requirements when you install Metalogix Backup for SharePoint.

·SharePoint Requirements

·Management Console Requirements

·Management Service Requirements

·Backup Service Requirements

·Self-Service Recovery Requirements

SharePoint Requirements

To use Metalogix Backup for SharePoint, you must have at least one Microsoft SharePoint farm installed and configured. The farm can be any of the following versions:

·Microsoft SharePoint Foundation 2010

·Microsoft SharePoint Server 2010

·Microsoft SharePoint Foundation 2013

·Microsoft SharePoint Server 2013

·Microsoft SharePoint Server 2016

·Microsoft SharePoint Server 2019


NOTE: To perform a farm component backup, your SharePoint farm must have SharePoint 2010, 2013, 2016 or 2019 installed. SharePoint 2016 and 2019 on Microsoft SQL Server 2019 is also supported.


Management Console Requirements

You can install the Metalogix Backup for SharePoint Management Console alone or in concert with the other components.


NOTE: If you install the Management Console with any other Metalogix Backup for SharePoint components, you must use a version of Windows Server. Windows 10 can host only the Management Console.

The computer where you install the Management Console must meet the following minimum requirements:

·2.0 GHz or faster CPU.

·2 GB or more memory. The required memory size varies, depending on the size of the SharePoint objects you back up.

·50 MB free hard disk space.

·Microsoft .NET framework 4.0.

·Monitor capable of displaying 16-bit or more colors at a resolution of 1024 X 768 or higher.

·One of the following Windows 64-bit versions:

oWindows Server 2012

oWindows Server 2012 R2

oWindows Server 2016

oWindows Server 2019

oWindows 10

The Management Console user does not need to be a member of the local Administrators group.


NOTE: If the Metalogix Backup for SharePoint Repository will be located on a SQL Alias then the SQL Alias registry should be created for both 32-bit and 64-bit operation with the respective versions of the cliconfg.exe tool. Otherwise there could be a SQL server connection error problem.


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