System requirements for installing a physical appliance

Before installing Web Gateway as a physical appliance, you must make sure that the system requirements for this type of an appliance are met.

Shipped items

  • Hardware platform (models vary) with appliance software

    Note: The recommended minimum memory size on a hardware platform is 8 GB. If you are using an older model with less than this memory, you can upgrade.
  • Power cord
  • Network cables
  • USB-PS/2 adapter cable (if you use a PS/2 keyboard for the initial configuration)
Note: Installation media (CD/DVD and USB drive) with the appliance software were also shipped to you. They are not required for the installation, but you can use them for re-imaging the appliance.

Items you must provide

  • Standard VGA monitor and PS/2 keyboard

    or: Serial system console

  • Administration system with:
    • Microsoft Windows or Linux operating system
    • Oracle Java Runtime Environment (JRE), version 1.8, also referred to as Java 8, or later

      Note: JRE is required if you require Java support for working with the Web Gateway interface. You can, however, work with this interface and not require Java support.
    • Microsoft Internet Explorer, version 6.0 or later

      Note: This browser allows you to work with the Web Gateway interface. You can, however, work with this interface and not use a browser.
  • Network cables for the administration system