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Technical Specifications

Active Directory v4.0.2

Choose a category below to learn about the supported products in an Active Directory environment. For more information, see the Storage Manager 4.0 for Active Directory Installation Guide.

Categories


Storage Manager Engine
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2012, 2012 R2 (member or domain controller)
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2
  • (For quota management) Microsoft File System Resource Manager (FSRM)
  • Active Directory: Forest functional level of Windows Server 2003 or later
  • Hotfix KB 973278 installed 1 (for managing profile paths or storage with redirected folders)

1 Hotfix Requirements: In cases where managed storage might include profile paths or redirected folders, such as My Documents folders that you have redirected to home folders, you must apply the Windows Server hotfix referenced in Microsoft Knowledgebase article 973278 to engine and agent servers in the data-copy process.

Hotfix Knowledgebase URL: http://support.microsoft.com/kb/973278

This hotfix only applies to the following platforms where the Engine or an Agent is installed:

  • Windows Server 2008 Support Pack 2
  • Windows Server 2008 Support Pack 1
  • Windows Server 2008

This patch does not apply to either Windows Server 2003 SP2 or Windows Server 2008 R2.

In cases where you do not apply the hotfix to the affected systems, symptoms may include stuck copy-data-pending events with the message "Current Error - 32: The requested operation is not supported" in the event properties as well as the error message "0x00000032 (ERROR_NOT_SUPPORTED)," which appears in the log file of the engine or agent that attempted processing the data copy.

Storage Manager Event Monitor
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2012, 2012 R2 (member or domain controller)
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2
  • Memory: Minimum of 1 GB RAM
  • Active Directory: Forest functional level of Windows Server 2003 or later in native mode
Storage Manager Agent
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2012, 2012 R2 (member or domain controller)
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2 (member or domain controller)
  • Windows 7 or later workstation with an x64 processor
  • (For quota management) Microsoft File System Resource Manager (FSRM)
  • Hotfix KB 973278 installed 2 (for managing profile paths or storage with redirected folders)

2 Hotfix Requirements: In cases where managed storage might include profile paths or redirected folders, such as My Documents folders that you have redirected to home folders, you must apply the Windows Server hotfix referenced in Microsoft Knowledgebase article 973278 to engine and agent servers in the data-copy process.

Hotfix Knowledgebase URL: http://support.microsoft.com/kb/973278

This hotfix only applies to the following platforms where the Engine or an Agent is installed:

  • Windows Server 2008 Support Pack 2
  • Windows Server 2008 Support Pack 1
  • Windows Server 2008

This patch does not apply to either Windows Server 2003 SP2 or Windows Server 2008 R2.

In cases where you do not apply the hotfix to the affected systems, symptoms may include stuck copy-data-pending events with the message "Current Error - 32: The requested operation is not supported" in the event properties as well as the error message "0x00000032 (ERROR_NOT_SUPPORTED)," which appears in the log file of the engine or agent that attempted processing the data copy.

NSMAdmin Management Tool
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2012, 2012 R2
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2008, 2008 R2
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003
  • Microsoft Windows 7, 8 workstation
Microsoft Managed Storage Platforms

Storage Manager performs server-to-server communications to Windows servers, including the following servers and their volumes:

  • Microsoft Windows 2012, 2012 R2
  • Microsoft Windows 2008, 2008 R2
  • Microsoft Windows 2003 (for deployment without quota management)
Network Attached Storage Devices
  • EMC Celerra
  • NetApp filer
  • EMC Isilon
  • Hitachi NAS Platform

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