System Requirements for Symantec Protection 5.1.2 and later for SharePoint Servers and Symantec Scan Engine 5.x

Article:TECH92824  |  Created: 2009-01-11  |  Updated: 2009-01-18  |  Article URL http://www.symantec.com/docs/TECH92824
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This document describes the minimum system requirements for Symantec Protection 5.1.2 and later for SharePoint Servers and Symantec Scan Engine 5.x.


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Minimum system requirements for Symantec Protection for SharePoint console and Symantec Scan Engine
The following table describes the minimum system requirements to install the Symantec Protection for SharePoint console and Symantec Scan Engine on the same server:

Requirement Details
Hardware requirements
  • Processor: 2.5 GHz (recommended dual processors that are 3 GHz each or higher)
  • Memory: 1 GB of RAM or higher (recommended 2 GB)
  • Disk space: 515 MB
  • 1 network interface card (NIC) running TCP/IP with a static IP address
  • Internet connection to update definitions
Operating SystemYou can use any of the following editions of Windows Server 2003:
  • Windows Server 2003 (32-bit and 64-bit) Standard Edition
  • Windows Server 2003 R2 (32-bit and 64-bit) Standard Edition
  • Windows Server 2003 (32-bit and 64-bit) Enterprise Edition
  • Windows Server 2003 R2 (32-bit and 64-bit) Enterprise Edition
  • Windows Server 2003 (32-bit and 64-bit) Datacenter Edition
  • Windows Server 2003 R2 (32-bit and 64-bit) Datacenter Edition

Symantec Protection 5.x for SharePoint servers is officially certified on English operating systems only. Symantec Technical Support provides best-effort support for all non-English operating systems. Defects that can be reproduced in an English environment will be addressed.
Software requirements
  • Any of the following Microsoft SharePoint Server editions:
    • Windows SharePoint Services 2.0 (WSS 2.0) with Service Pack 3 (SP 3)
    • Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 (WSS 3.0)
    • SharePoint Portal Server 2003 (SPS 2003) with Service Pack 3 (SP 3)
    • Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007 (32-bit/ 64-bit)
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer® 6.0 (with the most recent service pack that is available) or higher



Minimum system requirements for Symantec Protection for SharePoint console
The following table describes the minimum system requirements to install the Symantec Protection for SharePoint console:

Requirement Details
Hardware requirements
  • Processor: 2.5 GHz (recommended dual processors that are 3 GHz each or higher)
  • Memory: 1 GB of RAM or higher (recommended 2 GB)
  • Disk space: 15 MB (may vary depending on how long you choose to maintain log files).
  • 1 network interface card (NIC) running TCP/IP with a static IP address
  • Internet connection to update definitions
Operating SystemThe Symantec Protection for SharePoint console runs on the following platforms:
  • Windows Server 2003 with Service Pack 2 or later
You can use any of the following editions of Windows Server 2003:
    • Windows Server 2003 (32-bit and 64-bit) Standard Edition
    • Windows Server 2003 R2 (32-bit and 64-bit) Standard Edition
    • Windows Server 2003 (32-bit and 64-bit) Enterprise Edition
    • Windows Server 2003 R2 (32-bit and 64-bit) Enterprise Edition
    • Windows Server 2003 (32-bit and 64-bit) Datacenter Edition
    • Windows Server 2003 R2 (32-bit and 64-bit) Datacenter Edition
  • Windows Server 2008 (32-bit and 64-bit)

Symantec Protection 5.x for SharePoint servers is officially certified on English operating systems only. Symantec Technical Support provides best-effort support for all non-English operating systems. Defects that can be reproduced in an English environment will be addressed.
Software requirementsAny of the following Microsoft SharePoint Server editions:
  • Windows SharePoint Services 2.0 (WSS 2.0) with Service Pack 3 (SP 3)
  • Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 (WSS 3.0)
  • SharePoint Portal Server 2003 (SPS 2003) with Service Pack 3 (SP 3)
  • Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007 (32-bit/ 64-bit)
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer 6.0 (with the most recent service pack that is available) or higher.



Note: You can choose to install both components of Symantec Protection for SharePoint Servers together on the same computer or on different computers. The Symantec Protection for SharePoint console and Symantec Scan Engine are supported on both 32-bit and 64-bit computers. For Windows 2008 Server support, you must download and install Symantec Scan Engine 5.2.4 or later. To obtain the latest build of Symantec Scan Engine, read Obtaining an update or an upgrade for a Symantec Corporate product.



System requirements for Symantec Scan Engine on Windows
  • Operating system
    • Windows 2000 Server with the most current service pack
    • Windows Server 2003 (32-bit and 64-bit)
    • Windows Server 2003 R2 (32-bit)
    • Windows Server 2008 (Symantec Scan Engine 5.2.4 or later)
  • Processor
    • Pentium 4 processor 1 GHz or higher
    • 32-bit processor
  • Memory
    • 512 MB of RAM or higher
  • Disk space
    • 500 MB
  • Hardware
    • 1 network interface card (NIC) running TCP/IP with a static IP address
    • Internet connection to update definitions
    • 100 Mbit/s Ethernet link (1 Gbit/s recommended)
  • Software
    • Java™ 2SE Runtime Environment (JRE) 5.0 Update 15 or later (within the version 5 platform). If you install Symantec Scan Engine through the CD installation wizard, J2SE Runtime Environment (JRE) 5.0 Update 15 is automatically installed.
    • Any of the following Web browsers. The Web browser is only required for Web-based administration. The Web browser must be installed on a computer from which you want to access the Symantec Scan Engine console. The computer must have access to the server on which Symantec Scan Engine runs.
      -- Microsoft Internet Explorer 6.0 (with the most recent service pack that is available).
      Use Microsoft Internet Explorer to access the Symantec Scan Engine console from a Windows client computer.
      -- Mozilla Firefox 1.5 or later. Use Mozilla Firefox to access the Symantec Scan Engine console from a Solaris or Linux client computer.


System requirements to install Symantec Scan Engine on Solaris
  • Operating system
    • Solaris 9 and 10 (primary). Ensure that your operating system has the most recent patches that are available.
  • Processor
    • SPARC® 400 MHz or higher
    • 32-bit processor
  • Memory
    • 512 MB of RAM or higher
  • Disk space
    • 500 MB
  • Hardware
    • 1 network interface card (NIC) running TCP/IP with a static IP address
    • Internet connection to update definitions
    • 100 Mbit/s Ethernet link (1 Gbit/s recommended)
  • Software
    • J2SE Runtime Environment (JRE) 5.0 Update 15 or later (within the version 5 platform) installed
    • Any of the following Web browsers. The Web browser is only required for Web-based administration. The Web browser must be installed on a computer from which you want to access the Symantec Scan Engine console. The computer must have access to the server on which Symantec Scan Engine runs.
      -- Microsoft Internet Explorer 6.0 (with the most recent service pack that is available).
      Use Microsoft Internet Explorer to access the Symantec Scan Engine console from a Windows client computer.
      -- Mozilla Firefox 1.5 or later. Use Mozilla Firefox to access the Symantec Scan Engine console from a Solaris or Linux client computer.


System requirements to install Symantec Scan Engine on Linux
  • Operating system
    • Red Hat® Linux Enterprise Server 3 and 4
    • Red Hat Linux Advanced Server 3 and 4
    • SuSE Linux® Enterprise Server 9
  • Processor
    • Pentium 4 processor 1 GHZ or higher
    • 32-bit processor
  • Memory
    • 512 MB of RAM or higher
  • Disk space
    • 500 MB
  • Hardware
    • 1 network interface card (NIC) running TCP/IP with a static IP address
    • Internet connection to update definitions
    • 100 Mbit/s Ethernet link (1 Gbit/s recommended)
  • Software
    • J2SE Runtime Environment (JRE) 5.0 Update 15 or later (within the version 5 platform) installed
    • Any of the following Web browsers. The Web browser is only required for Web-based administration. The Web browser must be installed on a computer from which you want to access the Symantec Scan Engine console. The computer must have access to the server on which Symantec Scan Engine runs.
      -- Microsoft Internet Explorer 6.0 (with the most recent service pack that is available).
      Use Microsoft Internet Explorer to access the Symantec Scan Engine console from a Windows client computer.
      -- Mozilla Firefox 1.5 or later. Use Mozilla Firefox to access the Symantec Scan Engine console from a Solaris or Linux client computer.







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