Installation Parameters

Manager server/client system requirements

The following table lists the 9.1 Manager/Central Manager windows server requirements:

Minimum required Recommended
Operating system

Any of the following:

  • Windows Server 2008 R2 Standard or Enterprise Edition, English operating system, SP1 (64-bit) (Full Installation)
  • Windows Server 2008 R2 Standard or Enterprise Edition, Japanese operating system, SP1 (64-bit) (Full Installation)
  • Windows Server 2012 Standard Edition (Server with a GUI) English operating system
  • Windows Server 2012 Standard Edition (Server with a GUI) Japanese operating system
  • Windows Server 2012 Datacenter Edition (Server with a GUI) English operating system
  • Windows Server 2012 Datacenter Edition (Server with a GUI) Japanese operating system
  • Windows Server 2012 R2 Standard Edition (Server with a GUI) English operating system
  • Windows Server 2012 R2 Standard Edition (Server with a GUI) Japanese operating system
  • Windows Server 2012 R2 Datacenter Edition (Server with a GUI) English operating system
  • Windows Server 2012 R2 Datacenter Edition (Server with a GUI) Japanese operating system
  • Windows Server 2016 Standard Edition (Server with a GUI) English operating system
  • Windows Server 2016 Standard Edition (Server with a GUI) Japanese operating system
  • Windows Server 2016 Datacenter Edition (Server with a GUI) English operating system
  • Windows Server 2016 Datacenter Edition (Server with a GUI) Japanese operating system
Note: Only X64 architecture is supported.
Windows Server 2016 Standard Edition operating system
Memory 8 GB
Note: Supports up to 3 million alerts in Solr.
>16 GB
Note: Supports up to 10 million alerts in Solr.
CPU Server model processor such as Intel Xeon Same
Disk space 200 GB 300 GB or more
Network 100 Mbps card 1000 Mbps card
Monitor 32-bit color, 1440 x 900 display setting 1440 x 900 (or above)
Virtual machine requirements
Component Minimum Recommended
Operating system Any of the following:
  • Windows Server 2008 R2 Standard or Enterprise Edition, English operating system, SP1 (64-bit) (Full Installation)
  • Windows Server 2008 R2 Standard or Enterprise Edition, Japanese operating system, SP1 (64-bit) (Full Installation)
  • Windows Server 2012 Standard Edition (Server with a GUI) English operating system
  • Windows Server 2012 Standard Edition (Server with a GUI) Japanese operating system
  • Windows Server 2012 Datacenter Edition (Server with a GUI) English operating system
  • Windows Server 2012 Datacenter Edition (Server with a GUI) Japanese operating system
  • Windows Server 2012 R2 Standard Edition (Server with a GUI) English operating system
  • Windows Server 2012 R2 Standard Edition (Server with a GUI) Japanese operating system
  • Windows Server 2012 R2 Datacenter Edition (Server with a GUI) English operating system
  • Windows Server 2012 R2 Datacenter Edition (Server with a GUI) Japanese operating system
  • Windows Server 2016 Standard Edition (Server with a GUI) English operating system
  • Windows Server 2016 Standard Edition (Server with a GUI) Japanese operating system
  • Windows Server 2016 Datacenter Edition (Server with a GUI) English operating system
  • Windows Server 2016 Datacenter Edition (Server with a GUI) Japanese operating system
Note: Only X64 architecture is supported.
Windows Server 2016 Standard Edition operating system
Memory 8 GB
Note: Supports up to 3 million alerts in Solr.
>16 GB
Note: Supports up to 10 million alerts in Solr.
Virtual CPUs 2 2 or more
Disk Space 200 GB 300 GB or more

The following are the system requirements for hosting Central Manager/Manager windows server on a VMware platform.

VMware ESX server requirements for Windows Operating System
Component Minimum
Virtualization software
  • ESXi 5.5 Update 3
  • ESXi 6.0 Update 1
  • ESXi 6.5 Update 1

Manager Linux server system requirements

The following table lists the 9.1 Manager/Central Manager Appliance (Linux) hardware and software specifications:

Hardware specifications
Component Specifications
Hardware
Regulatory Model Name R1000
CPU Intel Xeon Silver 4114 2.2Ghz10C, Skylake1 per system
Hard Drive 2.5" Enterprise HDD 2TB SATA III (6Gbps) 7200 RPM 2 per system
DVD ROM None
DIMM 64GB DDR4 2133Mhz
Integrated LAN 2 x 10 Gbe
USB ports 2 x 3.0 on front and 3 x 3.0 on rear panel
Video DB-15 HD VGA on front & rear panel
Serial Port RJ45 on rear panel
Software specifications
Minimum requirements Recommended
Manager version 9.1.7.75 and later 9.1.7.75 and later
McAfee Linux Operating system 3.5.0.9545 3.5.0.9545
Logical CPU cores 6 8
Memory 16 GB 24 GB
Disk space 200 GB 300 GB
NIC 1 1

The following are the system requirements for hosting Manager/ Central Manager Linux server on a VMware platform.

VMware ESX server requirements for McAfee Linux Operating System
Component Minimum
Virtualization software
  • ESXi 5.5
  • ESXi 6.0
  • ESXi 6.5
Note: Hyperthreading should be available.

Manager client system requirements

The following table lists the 9.1 Manager/Central Manager client requirements when using Windows 8, Windows 8.1, or Windows 10:

Minimum Recommended
Operating system
  • Windows 8, English or Japanese
  • Windows 8.1, English or Japanese
  • Windows 10, English or Japanese
Note: The display language of the Manager client must be the same as that of the Manager server operating system.
Windows 10, English or Japanese
RAM 2 GB 4 GB
CPU 1.5 GHz processor 1.5 GHz or faster
Browser
  • Internet Explorer 11
  • Mozilla Firefox
  • Google Chrome (App mode in Windows 8 is not supported)
Note: To avoid the certificate mismatch error and security warning, add the Manager web certificate to the trusted certificate list.
  • Internet Explorer 11
  • Mozilla Firefox 20.0 or later
  • Google Chrome 24.0 or later
Note: In Mozilla Firefox version 52 or Google Chrome version 42 and above, the NPAPI plug-in is disabled by default.

For the Manager/Central Manager client, in addition to Windows 8, Windows 8.1 and Windows 10, you can also use the operating systems mentioned for the Manager server.

The following are Central Manager and Manager client requirements when using Mac:

Mac operating system Browser
  • Yosemite
  • El Capitan
Safari 8 or 9