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Requirements to Deploy Virtual Appliance

This section lists supported virtualization platforms and default hardware configuration required for the virtual machine where Netwrix Auditor virtual appliance will be deployed.

NOTE: The requirements below are sufficient for evaluation purposes only. Refer to Prerequisites and System Requirements for deploying Netwrix Auditor in production environments.

Supported Platforms

The table below lists supported virtualization platforms for the virtual appliance deployment:

Virtual Infrastructure Supported Version

VMware vSphere

  • VMware server: ESXi 6.7, 6.5, 6.0
  • VMware workstation: 11 and 12

NOTE: You can also add Netwrix Auditor Virtual Appliance to the Content Library of your VMware Cloud on AWS SDDC and then deploy this Virtual Appliance to the cloud-based ESXi host, following the steps described in this guide.

Microsoft Hyper-V

  • Microsoft Windows Server 2019

  • Microsoft Windows Server 2016

  • Microsoft Windows Server 2012 R2

Virtual Machine Hardware Requirements

When deploying Netwrix Auditor virtual appliance, a pre-configured virtual machine will be created from the template. Below is the default hardware configuration for the VM where you plan to deploy Netwrix Auditor virtual appliance:

Parameter Value
Processor 4 cores
  • Local Disk (C:) 100 GB
  • Data (D:) 300 GB
VMware only
Total Video Memory 16 MB
Network adapter vmxnet3
Other Check and upgrade VMware Tools during power cycle.

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