System requirements to install SPE 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

 What are the system requirements for Protection Engine for 7.8.x on Windows Operating Systems

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)