System requirements for the Central Quarantine Server

Article:TECH182071  |  Created: 2012-02-23  |  Updated: 2014-04-05  |  Article URL
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What are the system requirement for the Central Quarantine server?


Symantec Endpoint Protection (SEP)
Symantec Endpoint Protection Manager (SEPM)
Symantec Scan Engine (SSE)
Symantec Central Quarantine Server (QServer)


Operating systems

  • Windows XP Professional

  • Windows Server 2003 Web/Standard/Enterprise/Datacenter

  • Windows Server 2008 R2 and Windows Server 2008

  • Windows 7

  • Windows 8

Note: Version 3.5 and earlier supports 32-bit operating systems. Version 3.6 supports Windows Server 2008 (32-bit and 64-bit). To obtain version 3.6, check the latest installation media for your product and contact Symantec Technical Support if necessary.

Other requirements

  • Microsoft Internet Explorer 5.5, Service Pack 2, 128-bit encryption, or later

  • 128 megabytes (MB) RAM

  • Minimum swap file size of 250 MB

  • 40 MB available disk space for the server installation

  • 500 MB available disk space for quarantined items


Note that the Quarantine Console must be installed on a 32-bit computer.

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