System requirements to install Protection Engine 7.8 on Windows

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Article ID: 178950

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Protection Engine for Cloud Services Protection Engine for NAS

Issue/Introduction

 

Resolution

Before installing Symantec Protection Engine, verify that the server meets the minimum system requirements listed here:

Operating system

■ Windows Server 2008 SP2 (64-bit)

■ Windows Server 2008 R2 (64-bit)

■ Windows Server 2012 (64-bit)

■ Windows Server 2012 R2 (64-bit)

■ Windows Server 2008 SP2 (64-bit) Japanese

■ Windows Server 2008 R2 (64-bit) Japanese

■ Windows Server 2012 (64-bit) Japanese

■ Windows Server 2012 R2 (64-bit) Japanese

Note: Ensure that your operating system has the latest service patches available.

Processor Intel or AMD Server Grade Single Processor Quad Core systems or higher
Memory  8 GB RAM or higher
Disk space

40 GB of hard disk space

60 GB of hard disk space for using URL Filtering feature

Hardware

■ Network interface card (NIC) running TCP/IP with a static IP address

■ Internet connection to update definitions

■ 100 Mbps Ethernet link (1 Gbps recommended)

Hypervisor support

■ Windows 2008 R2 Hyper-V

■ Windows 2012 Hyper-V

■ VMware vsphere 5.5 or later

■ VMware vsphere 6.0 or later

The following Windows guest operating systems have been certified on Hyper-V:

■ Windows Server 2008 SP2 (64-bit)

■ Windows Server 2008 R2 (64-bit)

■ Windows Server 2008 Japanese (64-bit)

■ Windows Server 2008 R2 Japanese (64-bit) ■ Windows Server 2012 (64-bit)