System requirements for Symantec Scan Engine 5.1 on Windows

Article:TECH86075  |  Created: 2007-01-19  |  Updated: 2009-01-10  |  Article URL
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You seek information on the System requirements for Symantec Scan Engine 5.1 on Windows.


The following are the system requirements for Windows 2000 Server/Server 2003:

Operating system
  • Windows Server 2000 SP4
  • Windows Server 2003 (32-bit), any version

  • Pentium 4 processor 1 GHz or higher

  • 512 MB of RAM or higher

Disk space
  • 500 MB of hard disk space

    Note: 500 MB is the bare minimum space requirement. Depending on the components that are licensed, bigger volume of hard disk space will be required. For example, if 'URL/DDR Filtering' is licensed, Symantec Scan Engine will download URL Definitions and the 'URLListLookup' folder itself will grow to a size of several hundreds of megabytes.

  • 1 network interface card (NIC) running TCP/IP with a static IP address
  • Internet connection to update definitions

  • J2SE Runtime Environment (JRE) 5.0 Update 6 or later (within the version 5 platform) installed

    Note: JRE 5.0 Update 6 is provided on the product CD in the following folder: Java\Win2K

Supported browsers:
  • Internet Explorer 6.0 with the latest service pack
  • Mozilla Firefox 1.5 (Scan Engine 5.1.2 or later required)

Technical Information
Supported browsers are those browsers which may be used to view the web interface of Scan Engine 5.1.

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