ALERT: Some images may not load properly within the Knowledge Base Article. If you see a broken image, please right-click and select 'Open image in a new tab'. We apologize for this inconvenience.

System Requirements for Symantec Network Access Control (SNAC) 12.1.5

book

Article ID: 161343

calendar_today

Updated On:

Products

Network Access Control

Issue/Introduction

This document describes the system requirements for Symantec Network Access Control (SNAC) 12.1.5.

Resolution

Notes

  • Unless otherwise specified, all updates, editions, and Service Packs (SPs) for a listed Windows version are supported. For example, Windows 7 includes Windows 7 Home Premium, Professional, and Ultimate editions, all Service Packs. As Microsoft releases new Service Packs for Windows, these requirements may need to be re-evaluated, as the newest Service Pack may require an updated version of the Symantec product. 

 

 Table of contents

 

Symantec Endpoint Protection Manager system requirements

 
Processor

  • 32-bit processor: Intel Pentium 4 or equivalent minimum (minimum dual core or hyper-threading recommended)
  • 64-bit processor: Intel Pentium 4 with x86-64 support or equivalent minimum (minimum dual core or hyper-threading recommended)

Note: Intel Itanium IA-64 processors are not supported.

 
Physical RAM

2 GB RAM available minimum; 4 GB RAM or more available recommended.
Note: Your Symantec Endpoint Protection Manager server may require additional RAM depending on the RAM requirements of other applications that are already installed.

 
Hard drive

Enterprise version: 16 GB available minimum (100 GB recommended) for the management server; 40 GB available minimum (200 GB recommended) for the management server and a locally installed database.

Small Business Edition: 16 GB available minimum; 100 GB available recommended.

 
Display

1024 x 768

 
Operating system

  • Windows XP (32-bit, SP2 or later; 64-bit, all SPs; all editions except Home)
  • Windows 7 (32-bit, 64-bit, RTM and SP1; all editions except Starter and Home)
  • Windows 8 (32-bit, 64-bit)
  • Windows 8.1 (32-bit, 64-bit)
  • Windows 8.1 update for April 2014 (32-bit, 64-bit)
  • Windows 8.1 update for August 2014 (32-bit, 64-bit)
  • Windows Server 2003 (32-bit, 64-bit, R2, SP1 or later)
  • Windows Server 2008 (32-bit, 64-bit, R2, RTM, SP1, and SP2)
  • Windows Server 2012
  • Windows Server 2012 R2
  • Windows Server 2012 R2 update for April 2014
  • Windows Server 2012 R2 update for August 2014
  • Windows Small Business Server 2003 (32-bit)
  • Windows Small Business Server 2008 (64-bit)
  • Windows Small Business Server 2011 (64-bit)
  • Windows Essential Business Server 2008 (64-bit)

Note: This Symantec Endpoint Protection Manager version manages clients earlier than version 12.1, regardless of the client operating system. 


Web browser

  • Microsoft Internet Explorer 8, 9, 10, 10.2, 11
  • Mozilla Firefox 3.6 through 31.0
  • Google Chrome, through 37.0.2062.94

Note: This list of supported browsers applies to the Symantec Endpoint Protection Manager only. For a list of supported browsers for Browser Intrusion Prevention, see Supported Browser versions for Browser Intrusion Prevention.

 

Database
Symantec Endpoint Protection Manager includes an embedded database, and this is the only choice in Small Business Edition. In the enterprise version, you may use the embedded database or one of the following versions of Microsoft SQL Server:

  • SQL Server 2005, SP4
  • SQL Server 2008, through SP4
  • SQL Server 2008 R2, through SP3
  • SQL Server 2012, through SP1
  • SQL Server 2014

 

Virtual environment

You can install and manage Symantec Endpoint Protection Manager on the supported operating systems that run in the following virtual environments:

  • Windows Azure
  • Amazon WorkSpaces
  • VMware WS 5.0 (workstation) or later
  • VMware GSX 3.2 (enterprise) or later
  • VMware ESX 2.5 (workstation) or later
  • VMware vSphere 4.1-5.5
  • Microsoft Virtual Server 2005
  • Microsoft Enterprise Desktop Virtualization (MED-V), which includes Windows XP mode
  • Windows Server 2008 Hyper-V
  • Windows Server 2012 Hyper-V
  • Windows Server 2012 R2 Hyper-V
  • Citrix XenServer 5.6 or later
  • Virtual Box, supplied by Oracle

 

Symantec Network Access Control client for Windows system requirements

Processor

  • 32-bit processor: 1 GHz Intel Pentium III or equivalent minimum (Intel Pentium 4 or equivalent recommended)
  • 64-bit processor: 2 GHz Pentium 4 with x86-64 support or equivalent minimum. Itanium processors are not supported.

  
Physical RAM

  •  512 MB of RAM or higher if required by the operating system

 
Hard drive

  • 32-bit systems: 300 MB
  • 64-bit systems: 400 MB

 
Display

  • 800 x 600

 
Operating system

  • Windows XP (32-bit, SP2 or later; 64-bit, all SPs)
  • Windows XP Embedded
  • Windows Vista (32-bit, 64-bit)
  • Windows 7 (32-bit, 64-bit)
  • Windows 8 (32-bit, 64-bit)
  • Windows 8.1 (32-bit, 64-bit)
  • Windows 8.1 update for April (2014) (32-bit, 64-bit)
  • Windows Server 2003 (32-bit, 64-bit; R2, SP1 or later)
  • Windows Server 2008 (32-bit, 64-bit)
  • Windows Server 2012
  • Windows Server 2012 R2
  • Windows Server 2012 R2 Update for April (2014)
  • Windows Small Business Server 2008 (64-bit)
  • Windows Essential Business Server 2008 (64-bit)

 

Symantec Network Access Control On-Demand Client for Windows system requirements

Processor

Intel Pentium II 550 MHz (1 GHz for Windows Vista+) or faster

  
Physical RAM

  • 512 MB of RAM

 
Hard drive

  • Download size: 9 MB
  • The amount of free disk space that is needed to run the client: 100 MB

 
Display

  • Super VGA (1,024 x 768) or higher resolution video adapter and monitor

 
Operating system

  • Windows XP Home or Professional (32-bit; SP2 and SP3)
  • Windows Vista (32-bit, 64-bit)
  • Windows 7 (32-bit, 64-bit)
  • Windows 8 (32-bit, 64-bit)
  • Windows 8.1 (32-bit, 64-bit)
  • Windows Server 2003 (32-bit, 64-bit; R2, SP1 or later)
  • Windows Server 2008 (32-bit, 64-bit; R2)
  • Windows Server 2012
  • Windows Server 2012 R2
  • Windows Small Business Server 2008 (64-bit)
  • Windows Essential Business Server 2008 (64-bit)

 
Browser

You can use one of the following browsers:

  • Microsoft Internet Explorer 6.0 - 10
  • Mozilla Firefox 3.0 or later

 

Symantec Network Access Control On-Demand Client for Mac system requirements

Processor

  • Mac computer with an Intel CPU

  
Physical RAM

  • 512 MB of RAM

 
Hard drive

  • Download size: 9 MB
  • The amount of free disk space that is needed to run the client: 100 MB

 
Display and connectivity

  • Super VGA (1,024 x 768) or higher resolution video adapter and monitor
  • At least one Ethernet adapter (with TCP/IP installed)

Operating system

  • Mac OS X 10.6 or 10.7

Operating system

  • Apple Safari 4.0 and 5.0; Mozilla Firefox 3.0 or later