Supported operating systems and virtualization products

Acronis Cloud Backup supports the following operating systems and virtualization platforms.
Server operating systems


1. Windows
Windows Server 2003/2003 R2 – Standard and Enterprise editions (x86, x64)
Windows Small Business Server 2003/2003 R2
Windows Server 2008 – Standard, Enterprise, Datacenter, and Web editions (x86, x64)
Windows Small Business Server 2008
Windows Server 2008 R2 – Standard, Enterprise, Datacenter, Foundation, and Web editions
Windows MultiPoint Server 2010/2011/2012
Windows Small Business Server 2011 – all editions
Windows Server 2012/2012 R2 – all editions
Windows Storage Server 2003/2008/2008 R2/2012/2012 R2


2. Linux
Linux with kernel from 2.4.20 to 3.16 and glibc 2.3.2 or later
Various x86 and x86_64 Linux distributions, including:
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4.x, 5.x, 6.x, and 7.x
Ubuntu 9.10, 10.04, 10.10, 11.04, 11.10, 12.04, 12.10, 13.04, 13.10, 14.04, and 14.10
Fedora 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, and 21
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 and 11
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 – supported on file systems, except for Btrfs
Debian 4, 5, 6, 7.0, 7.2, 7.4, 7.5, 7.6, and 7.7
CentOS 5.x, 6.x, and 7.0
Oracle Linux 5.x, 6.x, and 7.0 – both Unbreakable Enterprise Kernel and Red Hat
Compatible Kernel
CloudLinux 6.x
Before installing the product on a system that does not use RPM Package Manager, such as
an Ubuntu system, you need to install this manager manually; for example, by running the
following command (as the root user): apt-get install rpm

3. Workstation operating systems
Windows XP Professional SP2+ (x86, x64)
Windows Vista – all editions except for Vista Home Basic and Vista Home Premium (x86, x64)
Windows 7 – all editions except for the Starter and Home editions (x86, x64)
Windows 8/8.1 – all editions except for the Windows RT editions (x86, x64)


4. Virtualization products (host-based backup of virtual machines)
VMware ESX(i) 5.0, 5.1, and 5.5
(Host-based backup is available only for paid licenses of VMware ESXi.)
Windows Server 2008 (x64) with Hyper-V
Windows Server 2008 R2 with Hyper-V
Microsoft Hyper-V Server 2008/2008 R2
Windows Server 2012/2012 R2 with Hyper-V
Microsoft Hyper-V Server 2012/2012 R2
Windows 8, 8.1 (x64) with Hyper-V