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Extra-Large Environment

Recommendations below refer to the product deployment in an extra-large environment, that is, with more than 20 000 users (10+ million of activity records generated per day):

  1. Prepare a physical or a virtual machine for Netwrix Auditor server, meeting the following requirements:
    Hardware componentRequirement

    Processor

    Minimum 4 cores, 8-16 recommended

    RAM

    32 - 64 GB

    Disk space

    • 300-500 GB on system drive
    • 1+ TB on data drive

    Screen resolution

    Minimum 1280 x 1024

    Recommended 1920 x 1080 or higher

  2. Download and install Netwrix Auditor on that machine. Deploy the required number of Netwrix Auditor clients on the remote Windows machines.

    NOTE: Client-server connection requires user sign-in. You can automate this process, as described in the Automate Sign-in to Netwrix Auditor Client section.

  3. Prepare a machine for Microsoft SQL Server meeting the following requirements:
    Hardware componentRequirement

    Processor

    4 cores

    RAM

    32 - 64 GB

    Disk space

    • 100 GB on system drive
    • 1 TB on data drive
    Software componentRequirement

    Microsoft SQL Server 2008 or later

    Standard or Enterprise edition (Express cannot be used due to its database size limitation)

    Dedicated SQL Server instance or cluster is recommended

    SQL Server Reporting Services for reporting

  4. As an option, you can install Reporting Services on a dedicated machine. The following hardware configuration is recommended:
    Hardware componentRequirement

    Processor

    4 cores

    RAM

    32 GB

    Disk space

    • 100 GB on system drive
  5. When prompted to configure the Audit database settings, proceed using the dedicated SQL Server and Reporting Services.

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