System Requirements

To install maxView Storage Manager, each system in your storage space must meet these requirements:

  • PC-compatible computer with Intel Pentium processor, or equivalent
  • At least 4 GB of RAM
  • 350 MB of free disk drive space
  • 256-color video mode
  • One of these operating systems:
    • Microsoft® Windows® Server 2012 (64-bit), Windows Server 2012 R2 (64-bit), Windows Server 2008 (32-bit and 64-bit), Windows Server 2008 R2 (64-bit), Windows SBS 2011, Windows 7, Windows 8, and Windows 8.1 (32-bit and 64-bit)
    • Red Hat® Enterprise Linux 6.4, 5.9 (32-bit and 64-bit)
    • SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 11, 10 (32-bit and 64-bit)
    • Debian Linux 7 (32-bit and 64-bit)
    • Ubuntu Linux 12, 11, 10 (32-bit and 64-bit)
    • Fedora Linux 19, 18 (32-bit and 64-bit)
    • CentOS 6.4, 5.9 (32-bit and 64-bit)
    • Solaris 10, Solaris 11 Express (32-bit and 64-bit)
    • VMware ESXi 5.5, VMware ESX 4.1 Classic

For the latest on operating system version support check the Readme, available in the Documentation section of the Adaptec Web Site, at

Note: maxView Storage Manager can also be used before an operating system is installed. See Running maxView Storage Manager from a Bootable USB Image for more information.

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