Ensure that your system meets certain requirements before you install VMware App Volumes.

Table 1. Database, Browser, and Infrastructure Requirements
Component Details
Database

App Volumes Manager requires one of the following versions of the Microsoft SQL database:

  • SQL Server 2019
  • SQL Server 2017
  • SQL Server 2016 SP2
  • SQL Server 2014 SP1 and SP2
  • Support for SQL server 2014 Enterprise SP3 64-bit

For High Availability, App Volumes supports the following database features:

  • SQL Server Clustered Instances
  • SQL Server Mirroring
Browser

Use App Volumes Manager on one of the following supported browsers:

  • Internet Explorer 9 or later
  • Mozilla Firefox 28 or later
  • Safari 7 or later
  • Google Chrome 21 or later
App Volumes Manager
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2019 Datacenter and Standard
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2016 Datacenter and Standard
  • 4 vCPU required
  • 4 GB RAM
  • 1 GB disk space
App Volumes Agent (client OS)
  • Microsoft Windows 10, version 20H2 Enterprise and Pro
  • Microsoft Windows 10, version 2004 Enterprise and Pro
  • Microsoft Windows 10, version 1909 Enterprise and Pro
  • Microsoft Windows 10, version 1809 Enterprise
  • Microsoft Windows 10, version 1803 Enterprise
  • Microsoft Windows 10 Enterprise LTSC 2019 (version 1809)
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2019 Datacenter and Standard
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2016 Datacenter and Standard
  • 64-bit versions of Microsoft Windows only
  • 1 GB RAM
  • 1 vCPU
  • 16 GB disk space
App Volumes Application Capture Command-Line Program System requirements for the command-line capture program is the same as that of the App Volumes agent.
Note: .NET Framework 3.5 is required for using PowerShell.
Hypervisor (if using VMDK) VMware ESXi and vCenter Server 6.5 or later (ESXi and vCenter Server must be the same version)
File share (if using VHD) SMB version 3
Directory Microsoft Active Directory domain, 2003 functional level or later. Read-only account access.
Table 2. Networking Requirements
Component Purpose Port number
App Volumes Manager Agent and Manager communications
  • TCP 80 (HTTP)
  • TCP 443 (HTTPS)
App Volumes SQL Database Database communication TCP 1433 (SQL)