Pentium 4 or above
Main Memory:
1024MB or more is required.
Hard Disk:
1.5GB or more of available disk space is required.
DVD-ROM drive:
Necessary to install, boot or start up the ActiveImage Protector boot environment.

Operating System

Windows Server 2019
Windows Server 2016
Windows Server 2012 & 2012 R2
Windows Server 2008 R2 *2008 is not supported
Windows Server IoT 2019 for Storage
Windows Storage Server 2016
Windows Storage Server 2012 & 2012 R2
Windows Storage Server 2008 R2 *2008 is not supported
Supported cluster product:
Windows Server Failover Clustering(MSFC)

Supported File System

Hot Imaging Backup:
  • CSVFS、ReFS (Only Server Edition)
  • The above listed file systems on MBR and GPT disks are supported.
  • Support for above mentioned file systems of virtual disks on Storage Space configured with Windows 8 or later OS.
Cold Imaging in ActiveImage Protector Boot Environment(Linux):
FAT16、FAT16X、FAT32、FAT32X、NTFS、Linux Ext2、Linux Ext3、Linux Ext4、Linux Swap、Linux LVM
Cold Imaging in ActiveImage Protector Boot Environment(Windows PE):
FAT16, FAT16X, FAT32, FAT32X, NTFS, ReFS, Linux Ext2, Linux Ext3, Linux Ext4, Linux Swap
  • exFAT is only for full sector backup
    By using Windows ADK or Windows AIK, the boot environment may be created through Windows PE-based boot environment builder.


Parallel ATA, Serial ATA (including eSATA), SCSI, SAS, iSCSI, SAN (Fibre Channel), USB, FireWire (IEEE 1394), network shared folders compatible with file sharing SMB/CIFS protocol(shared folders of Windows OS and Samba),Virtual hard disk created in storage

*Storage media with a 512 byte sector size or more is supported.


System requirements for Deduplication feature are as follows:
  • A volume with available space of 2.5% or more of the total volume size of the backup source is required as the working area to back up using the Deduplication feature other than the storage space for backup image files.
  • CPU: Dual core processor or above (recommended)
  • Main Memory: 8GB or above (recommended))
  • Intel Itanium(IA-64)based systems are not supported.