Supported Operating Systems for SwyxWare 2011 and 2011 R2 (kb4226)

The information in this article applies to:

  • SwyxIt! 2011 R2
  • SwyxWare 2011 R2
  • SwyxIt! 2011
  • SwyxWare 2011
  • Microsoft Windows

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Which operating systems are supported by SwyxWare 2011 and 2011 R2 and the SwyxWare 2011 and 2011 R2 clients?


Supported Operating Systems for SwyxWare 2011 and 2011 R2:


Operating system (Server)SwyxWare 2011 and 2011 R2
Windows 2000 Server No
Windows XP Professional 32/64 bit No
Windows Server 2003 (R2) 32/64 bit Yes 3)
Windows Small Business Server 2003 (R2) 32 bit Yes 2,3)
Windows Vista 32/64 bit No
Windows 7 32/64 bit No 1)
Windows Server 2008 32/64 bit Yes
Windows Server 2008 R2 Yes
Windows Server 2008 R2 Foundation n.t.
Windows Small Business Server 2008 Yes 2)
Windows Server 2012 No 4)

n.t. = not tested and approved
1) Only for remote gateway
2) OS only, but WITHOUT any additional applications like e.g. Exchange, Fileserver, Printserver etc. ! Do not install or disable services.
3) Only up to about 500 user- or 1000 enddevices-registrations. For more please use Windows Server 2008.
4) Support for Windows Server 2012 is planned for SwyxWare 2013.


Operating system (Clients) SwyxIt! (incl. Fax Client) SwyxWare Administration 
Windows 2000 Professional No No
Windows 2000 Server No No
Windows XP 32 bit Yes Yes
Windows XP 64 bit No No
Windows Server 2003 (R2) 32/64 bit Yes Yes
Windows Vista 32/64 bit Yes 1,2) Yes
Windows Server 2008 32/64 Bit Yes 3) Yes
Windows Server 2008 R2 Yes Yes
Windows 7 - 32/64 Bit Yes 1,2) Yes
Windows 8 No 4) No 4)

1) SwyxIt!: no headset support at Swyx Handset P250 possible since Vista SP1
2) SwyxIt!: no applicationsharing via MS NetMeeting possible
3) was tested at Windows Terminal Server 2008 - 64 Bit only. Terminalsvers have very high requirements on RAM, therefore 64 bit is strongly recommended.
4) Support for Windows 8 is planned for SwyxWare / SwyxIt! 2013. See also SwyxIt! 2011 R2 not supported on Windows 8. Known issues (kb4457)


Please use always the latest official servicepack from Microsoft for each operating system.

For all operating systems which are not mentioned here the functionality of SwyxWare was not tested and is officially not supported!

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