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Software Requirements

The table below lists the software requirements for the DDC Collector installation:

Component Requirements

Operating system

Windows 2012 R2 and above Server Operating System Software.

Windows Features

Web Server Role (IIS)

Common HTTP Features

  • Default Document
  • HTTP Errors
  • Static Content
  • HTTP Redirection

Security

  • Windows Authentication
  • Anonymous Authentication

    NOTE: The Anonymous Authentication element is included in the default installation of IIS 7. Make sure you use IIS 7 and above.

Application

Development

  • ISAPI Extensions
  • ISAPI Filters

Other features

.NET Framework 4.6

Features

  • .NET Framework 4.6
  • ASP.NET 4.6

WCF Services

  • HTTP Activation
SQL Server

Microsoft IFilters

Visual Studio

DDC Collector Database

DDC Collector uses Microsoft SQL Server database as data storage. You need to create a dedicated DDC Collector database on your SQL Server instance and configure it as shown below for the product to function properly. You can create the database manually—Using SQL Server Management Studio or Transact-SQL. Refer to the following Microsoft article for detailed instructions on how to create a new database: Create a Database.

NOTE: For performance purposes, Netwrix strongly recommends to separate DDC Collector and SQL Server machine.

To configure the DDC Collector database

NOTE: The account used to create the DDC Collector database must be granted the dbcreator server-level role.

  1. On the computer where SQL Server instance with the DDC Collector database resides, navigate to StartAll ProgramsMicrosoft SQL ServerSQL Server Management Studio.
  2. Connect to the server.
  3. Locate the DDC_Collector_Database, right-click it and select Properties.
  4. Select the Files page and set the Initial Size (MB) parameter for PRIMARY file group to 512 MB.

  5. Click next to PRIMARY file group and set Autogrowth / Maxsize as follows:

    Option Description

    File Growth

    • Recommended—128 MB.
    • Large environment— 512 MB.

    Maximum File Size

    Select Unlimited.
  6. Go to Options page and make sure that the Recovery model parameter is set to "Simple".

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