Linux Support - BackupEDGE 3.x

BackupEDGE and its disaster recovery component RecoverEDGE are tested against and support a number of Linux distributions. However there are simply too many Linux variants, with too many internal differences, to test and support them all. Please click on one of the four selections below to see more information about the Linux distribution you are using.

  1. Support for the Red Hat Enterprise Linux Family, including CentOS, Oracle Linux Server, Fedora and Scientific Linux.
  2. Support for the SUSE Family, including SUSE Linux Enterprise Server (SLES), OpenSUSE, and LEAP.
  3. Support for the Ubuntu Family.
  4. Support for Other Linux Distributions.

Microlite Corporation divides available support for BackupEDGE release 03.00.05 and later into Support Levels...

UEFI

Support Table

GPT

Support Table

Support Level Description
1 Fully Supported Product with Enhancements. See the table below for additional information about enhancements. Support and Maintenance Subscriptions may be renewed or extended after the initial support period.
2 Fully Supported Product. Full BackupEDGE and RecoverEDGE Support. RecoverEDGE supports standard (operating system default) boot loaders and LVM 2 in Linux 2.6 and later kernels. Support and Maintenance Subscriptions may be renewed or extended after the initial support period.
2A Fully Supported Product. Full BackupEDGE and RecoverEDGE Support. RecoverEDGE supports specific configurations, i.e. the operating system must be installed without BTRFS, LVM2, or MD in order to be compatible with RecoverEDGE. If not configured this way, product moves to Support Level 3.
3 Partially Supported Product. BackupEDGE is fully supported. RecoverEDGE is not supported, although it may function. No support calls or emails will be taken or responded to regarding RecoverEDGE for these products, only for BackupEDGE. Support and Maintenance Subscriptions may be renewed or extended after the initial support period. Installing a Support Level 1 or Support Level 2 product using UEFI mode automatically moves the product into this category.
4 Non-Supported Product - Installable. BackupEDGE may be installed / licensed / registered / activated for these platforms. Support and Maintenance Subscriptions may be renewed or extended after the initial support period for product update purposes only. However, no support of any kind will be given to these products.
5 Non-Supported Product - Not Installable. BackupEDGE may not be installed / licensed / registered / activated for these platforms. Even if activated inadvertently, no support of any kind will be given to these products. Support and Maintenance Subscriptions are not available.

Legacy Linux Support

Last Updated - 2018-01-05

 

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