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Large Environment

Recommendations below refer to the product deployment in a large environment (up to 20 000 users, approximately 1+ 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


    8 cores


    16 - 32 GB

    Disk space

    • 200-500 GB on system drive
    • 0.5 - 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 of Online Help.

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


    2-4 cores


    16-32 GB

    Disk space

    • 100 GB on system drive
    • 200-400 GB on data drive
  4. 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
  5. When prompted to configure the Audit database settings, proceed using the dedicated SQL Server with Reporting Services.

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