Endpoint Protection System Requirements

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Client Workstation and Server System Requirements*

Windows Operating Systems

  • Windows Vista (32-bit, 64-bit)
  • Windows 7 (32-bit, 64-bit, RTM and SP1)
  • Windows 7 Embedded Standard
  • Windows 8 (32-bit, 64-bit)
  • Windows 8 Embedded (32 bit)
  • Windows 8.1
  • Windows 10**
  • Windows Server 2003 (32-bit, 64-bit, R2 or SP1 or later)
  • Windows Server 2008 (32-bit, 64-bit, including R2)
  • Windows Server 2012 (64-bit, including R2)
  • Windows Small Business Server 2011 (64-bit)
  • Windows Essential Business Server 2008 (64-bit)
  • Windows Server 2016

Macintosh Operating Systems

  • Mac OS X 10.9, 10.10, 10.11, Mac OS 10.12

Linux Operating Systems (32-bit and 64-bit versions)

  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux
  • SuSE Linux Enterprise (server/desktop)
  • Novell Open Enterprise Server
  • Oracle Linux
  • CentOS
  • Ubuntu
  • Debian
  • Fedora

Virtual Environments

  • Windows Azure
  • Amazon WorkSpaces
  • VMware WS 5.0, GSX 3.2, ESX 2.5 or later
  • VMWare ESXi 4.1 - 5.5
  • VMware ESX 6.0
  • Microsoft Virtual Server 2005
  • Microsoft Enterprise Desktop Virtualization (MED-V)
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2008, 2012, and 2012 R2 Hyper-V
  • Citrix XenServer 5.6 or later
  • Virtual Box by Oracle

Hardware Requirements

  • 1GHz CPU or higher
  • 512 MB of RAM (1 GB recommended)
  • 1.5 GB of free space on the hard disk

Mac Hardware Requirements

  • 64 - Bit Intel Core 2 Duo or later
  • 2 GB of RAM
  • 500 MB of free space on the hard disk

Linux Hardware Requirements   

  • Intel Pentium 4 (2 GHz CPU or higher)
  • 1 GB of RAM
  • 7 GB of free space on the hard disk

Manager System Requirements

Windows Operating Systems

  • Windows Ser 2008 (64 bit, including R2)
  • Windows Server 2012 (R2)
  • Windows Server 2016

Hardware

  • Intel Pentium Dual-Core or equivalent minimum
  • 2 GB of RAM (8 GB recommended)
  • 8 GB or more free space on the hard drive

Web browser

  • Microsoft Internet Explorer
  • Mozilla Firefox
  • Google Chrome
  • Microsoft Edge


Database

Embedded database included or choose from the following:

  • SQL Server 2005, SP4
  • SQL Server 2008, RTM - SP4
  • SQL Server 2008 R2, RTM - SP3
  • SQL Server 2012, RTM - SP1; SP2**
  • SQL Server 2014, RTM and SP1
  • SQL Server 2016

Options and Add-Ons

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