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CA XOsoft r12.5 High Availability and Replication on Windows
Compatibility Matrix

Last Updated: August 16, 2010

Platforms Applications
File Server MS Exchange MS SQL Server MS IIS MS SharePoint MS Hyper-V VMware vCenter CA XOsoft Control Service Oracle (Supports all editions; x86 & x64) Blackberry Enterprise Server (BES) 9 10
  2000, SP1, SP2, SP3 (Supports all editions; x86) 2003, SP1, SP2 (Supports all editions ; x86) 2007, SP1, SP2, SP3 (Supports all editions; x64) 2 4 2000, SP4 (Supports all editions ; x86 & x64) 2005, SP1, SP2, SP3, SP4 (Supports all editions; x86 & x64) 2008, SP1, SP2 (Supports all editions; x86 & x64) 5.0 (Supports all editions) 6.0 (Supports all editions; x86 & x64) 7.0 2007, SP1, SP2 Windows Server 2008, SP1,
SP2 9
Windows Server 2008 R2, SP19 2.x (x86 only) r12.5 9 9.x 10.x 11.x 4.1.1 ~ 4.1.6
5.0.0 15
Windows 2000 Server (SP4 and higher) (All Editions supported by Microsoft) 1 HA/DR HA/DR HA/DR * HA/DR HA/DR HA/DR HA/DR HA/DR * HA/DR * * HA/DR HA/DR HA/DR HA/DR HA/DR HA/DR
Windows 2000 Small Business Server (SP1) 3 DR DR DR * DR DR DR DR DR * DR * * DR DR DR DR DR DR
Windows Server 2003, SP1 , SP2 (All Editions supported by Microsoft; x86 & x64)1 HA/DR HA/DR HA/DR HA/DR HA/DR HA/DR HA/DR HA/DR HA/DR * HA/DR * * HA/DR HA/DR HA/DR HA/DR HA/DR HA/DR
Windows Small Business Server 2003, SP1, SP2 (x86) 3 DR DR DR DR DR DR DR DR DR * DR * * DR DR DR DR DR DR
Windows Storage Server 2003, SP1, SP2 (x86) HA/DR HA/DR HA/DR HA/DR HA/DR HA/DR HA/DR HA/DR HA/DR * HA/DR * * HA/DR HA/DR HA/DR HA/DR HA/DR HA/DR
Windows Server 2003 R2, SP2 1 (All Editions supported by Microsoft; x86 & x64) HA/DR HA/DR HA/DR HA/DR HA/DR HA/DR HA/DR HA/DR HA/DR * HA/DR * * HA/DR HA/DR HA/DR HA/DR HA/DR HA/DR
Windows Small Business Server 2003 R2, SP2 (x86 ) 3 DR DR DR DR DR DR DR DR DR * DR * * DR DR DR DR DR DR
Windows Storage Server 2003 R2, SP2 (x86 & x64) DR DR DR DR DR DR DR DR DR * DR * * DR DR DR DR DR DR
Windows Server 2008, SP1, SP2 1 (All Editions supported by Microsoft except HPC; x86 & x64) HA/DR * * HA/DR * HA/DR HA/DR * * HA/DR HA/DR HA/DR HA/DR HA/DR HA/DR HA/DR HA/DR HA/DR *
Windows Small Business Server 2008 Standard and Premium, SP2 (x64) 3 DR DR DR DR DR DR DR DR DR * DR   * DR DR DR DR DR DR
Windows Storage Server 2008, SP1,SP2 (x86 & x64) HA/DR * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * *
Windows Server 2008 foundation x64 (SP1) HA/DR * * * * HA/DR * * * * * * * * * * * * *
Windows Server 2008 R2 1 14 (All Editions supported by Microsoft except HPC; x64) HA/DR * * HA/DR * HA/DR HA/DR * * HA/DR HA/DR HA/DR HA/DR HA/DR HA/DR HA/DR HA/DR HA/DR *
Microsoft Virtual PC(all
versions) 7
HA/DR HA/DR HA/DR HA/DR HA/DR HA/DR HA/DR HA/DR HA/DR HA/DR HA/DR * * HA/DR HA/DR HA/DR HA/DR HA/DR HA/DR
Microsoft Virtual Server (all versions) 7 HA/DR HA/DR HA/DR HA/DR HA/DR HA/DR HA/DR HA/DR HA/DR HA/DR HA/DR * * HA/DR HA/DR HA/DR HA/DR HA/DR HA/DR
Microsoft Hyper-V Server (2008, 2008R2) 7 HA/DR HA/DR HA/DR HA/DR HA/DR HA/DR HA/DR HA/DR HA/DR HA/DR HA/DR * * HA/DR HA/DR HA/DR HA/DR HA/DR HA/DR
VMware Virtualization (ESX, GSX, Server & Workstation all versions) 7 HA/DR HA/DR HA/DR HA/DR HA/DR HA/DR HA/DR HA/DR HA/DR HA/DR HA/DR * * HA/DR HA/DR HA/DR HA/DR HA/DR HA/DR
Citrix Xen 12 HA/DR HA/DR HA/DR HA/DR HA/DR HA/DR HA/DR HA/DR HA/DR HA/DR HA/DR * * HA/DR HA/DR HA/DR HA/DR HA/DR HA/DR

Note:

  • Data Rewind is available for all supported applications on the platforms stated above
  • Support for the applications stated above in the matrix includes GA and later SP releases.
  • Supported OS platforms stated above in the matrix includes GA and later SP releases.

XOsoft Product Versions

DR = Date Replication

HA = High Availability (Automated Switchover)

* = Not Supported

1 - MSCS Clusters are also supported

2 - MNS, SCR & CCR not supported

3 - Swtichover or High Availability (HA) is not supported on Small Business Server. (Replication Only)

4 - CA XOsoft (DR) for Exchange 2007 no longer requires the ws_ex2ex.exe utility for failover/failback. The failover and failback processes can now be manually performed using standard Exchange 2007 PowerShell commands.Ws_ex2ex.exe is still supported for Exchange 2000 & 2003. Ws_ex2ex.exe is also supported on Exchange 2007 standalone and Exchange 2007 SCC clusters. For failover and failback features with Exchange 2007 XOsoftHA is recommended to reduce complexity and provide a faster and automated failover process. Exchange2007 SP1 Rollup9 and Exchange2007 SP2 are supported.

5 - Exchange 5.5 is not supported

6 - SQL 7 is not supported

7 - Virtualization Support for Guest Environment Only

8 - Automatic rewind checkpoints are not fully supported for Oracle; instead manual bookmarks can be inserted via the XOsoft Manager or XOsoft PowerShell.

9 - Assured Recovery (AR) on replication (DR) and HA is not available for this application.

10 - BES support is based on script which is shipped with the product.

11 - XOsoft support BITLOCKER on windows server 2008.

12 - XOsoft support Guest OS on Citrix Xen, but the Guest OS needs Real Machine license, there is a hotfix in XOsoft 12.5 to fix this problem, and the Guest only need VM license, the fix number is T5LE029.

13 - Automatic rewind checkpoints are not fully supported for Oracle; instead manuall bookmarks can be inserted via the XOsoft Manager of XOsoft Powershell.

14 - XOsoft12.5 SP2 is required for support windows 2008 R2.

15 - BES 5.0.0 is supported by XOsoft 12.5 SP2 on windows server 2003 x86 hot fix number is T5KD057.