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Software Requirements

The table below lists the software requirements for the Netwrix Auditor installation:

Component Full installation (both Netwrix Auditor Server and Netwrix Auditor client) Client installation (only Netwrix Auditor client)

Operating system

Windows Server OS:

  • Windows Server 2019
  • Windows Server 2016
  • Windows Server 2012 R2
  • Windows Server 2012
  • Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1

Windows Desktop OS (64-bit):

  • Windows 10
  • Windows 8.1
  • Windows 7 SP1

NOTE: If you want to deploy Netwrix Auditor in a workgroup, install the product on Windows 8.1, Windows 10, Windows Server 2012/2012 R2, Windows Server 2016, or Windows Server 2019.

  • Windows Desktop OS (32 and 64-bit): Windows 7 SP1, Windows 8.1, and Windows 10

  • Windows Server OS: Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1, Windows Server 2012/2012 R2, Windows Server 2016, and Windows Server 2019

.NET Framework

  • .NET Framework 4.5 and above.
Installer

Additional Components

In order to monitor some data sources, you may be required to install additional software components.

Data source Components
  • Active Directory
  • Exchange Server
  • Exchange Online

On the computer where Netwrix Auditor Server is installed:

In the monitored environment:

  • For Active Directory and Exchange Server monitoring:

    .NET Framework 4.5 or above

  • Windows Server (with enabled network traffic compression)
  • User Activity

In the monitored environment:

  • .NET Framework 4.5 or above depending on the target server
  • SharePoint

In the monitored environment:

  • .NET Framework 4.5 or above on the computer that hosts SharePoint Central Administration in the audited SharePoint farm—required for Netwrix Auditor for SharePoint Core Service.
  • Azure AD
  • SharePoint Online

Usually, there is no need in any additional components for data collection.

NOTE: If you get an error message saying some components are missing, please contact Netwrix Technical Support.

  • Nutanix Files

No additional components required.

  • Oracle Database

On the computer where Netwrix Auditor Server is installed:

  • Group Policy

On the computer where Netwrix Auditor Server is installed:

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