Operating systems supported by the Collector

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Operating systems supported by the Collector

Windows

Nexthink supports the installation of the Collector on those versions of the Windows operating system that are currently supported by Microsoft.

Windows OS
Windows 10
Windows 8.1
Windows 7 (SP1)

The Collector supports both the Long-Term Servicing Channel and Semi-Annual Channel releases of Windows 10, in accordance with Microsoft Modern Lifecycle Policy.

The latest version of Windows 10 on which the Collector has been successfully tested is

  • Windows 10, version 1909

Windows Server

The Collector supports the installation on Windows Server for those versions currently supported by Microsoft, except for the Nano Server edition.

Windows Server OS
Windows Server 2019 (except Nano Server)
Windows Server 2016 (except Nano Server)
Windows Server 2012 R2
Windows Server 2012
Windows Server 2008 R2

The Collector supports both the Long-Term Servicing Channel and Semi-Annual Channel releases of Windows Server, in accordance with Microsoft Modern Lifecycle Policy.

The latest version of Windows Server on which the Collector has been successfully tested is

  • Windows Server, version 1809

Windows Virtual Desktop

The Collector supports its installation on Windows Virtual Desktop (WVD), a desktop virtualization service that runs on the Azure cloud. Windows Virtual Desktop offers the possibility to run virtual machines equipped with Windows 10, Windows 7 or Windows Server operating systems, being the only VDI that delivers multi-session Windows 10:

OS Multi-session
available
Nexthink License
required
Windows 10 Enterprise
desktop (single-session)
 
server (multi-session)
Windows 7 Enterprise desktop
Windows Server 2012 R2 and later server

Nexthink indicates that the OS is running on a Windows Virtual Desktop environment, for instance:

  • Windows 10 Enterprise for Virtual Desktop.

Mac

Nexthink supports the installation of the Collector on those versions of the macOS operating systems that are currently supported by Apple.

macOS
macOS 10.15 Catalina
macOS 10.14 Mojave
macOS 10.13 High Sierra

The latest version of macOS on which the Collector has been successfully tested is

  • macOS 10.15 Catalina
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