System requirements for Symantec AntiVirus 10.1
|Article:TECH101699|||||Created: 2006-01-15|||||Updated: 2009-01-10|||||Article URL http://www.symantec.com/docs/TECH101699|
You need detailed system requirements for Symantec AntiVirus 10.1.
Symantec AntiVirus requires specific protocols, operating systems and service packs, software, and hardware. All of the requirements that are listed for Symantec AntiVirus components are designed to work with the hardware and software recommendations for the supported Windows and NetWare computers. All computers to which you install Symantec AntiVirus should meet or exceed the recommended system requirements for the operating system that is used.
Review the following requirements before you install Symantec AntiVirus:
- Required communications ports and protocols
- Operating system requirements
- RAM, storage, and application requirements
Required communications ports and protocols
The following table describes the network protocols and ports that must be available to perform the various functions of the product:
|General communication||System Center, management servers||TCP||1024–4999|
|General communication||System Center, management servers, clients||TCP||2967|
|General communication||NetWare servers||TCP||2968|
|Client deployment||System Center||TCP||1024–4999|
|Client deployment||Target clients or servers||TCP||1024–5000|
|Client deployment||Management server, target clients or servers||TCP||139|
|Reporting||Servers and agents|
If you set up a database on a remote machine, you must create an alias and ensure that port number is open. The default for SQL Server is TCP 1433.
|Quarantine||Central Quarantine Server||TCP||2847, 2848|
|Legacy management||Legacy servers and clients||UDP||2967 and 2968|
To install Symantec AntiVirus servers and clients, simple host name resolution must be configured in your environment.
Operating system requirements
The following table describes the operating systems on which each of the components of Symantec AntiVirus 10.1 is supported:
|Component||Supported operating systems|
|Symantec System Center||
|Symantec AntiVirus server||
|Central Quarantine server||
|Symantec AntiVirus client 32-bit||
|Symantec AntiVirus client 64-bit||
Note: If Symantec AntiVirus is to be installed on Novell NetWare, the computer from which it is rolled out must run the Novell client for NetWare, rather than the Microsoft client for NetWare.
RAM, storage, and application requirements
In the following table, the requirements describe the amount of RAM and disk storage space that each program uses. These requirements do not take into account the resources that other programs or the operating system use.
Symantec recommends Pentium II or higher processors for all 32-bit components.
|Symantec System Center||64 MB||
If Microsoft Management Console version 1.2 or later is not on the computer to which you are installing, the installation program will install it.
|Windows Symantec AntiVirus server||64 MB||
Symantec AntiVirus does not support the scanning of Macintosh volumes on Windows servers for Macintosh viruses.
|NetWare Symantec AntiVirus server||15 MB||
|AMS2 server||10 MB||
|Reporting Server||256 MB for 100 clients|
512 MB for 1,000 clients
1 GB for
|Reporting Agent||11 MB||15 MB disk space|
|Quarantine Console||64 MB||
If Microsoft Management Console version 1.2 is not on the computer to which you are installing, the installation program will install it.
If you are running Windows XP, system disk space usage is increased if the System Restore functionality is enabled.
|Symantec AntiVirus client 32-bit||64 MB||
Terminal Server clients that connect to a computer with antivirus protection have the following additional requirements:
|Symantec AntiVirus antivirus client 64-bit||80 MB||
Note: In Symantec AntiVirus 10.1, silent installations do not check whether Internet Explorer 5.5 with Service Pack 2 or later is installed on computers when it is required. If the target computers do not have the correct version of Internet Explorer, the installation fails without informing you.
For information about Symantec AntiVirus for Linux 1.0, read System requirements for Symantec AntiVirus for Linux 1.0.
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