Requirements to Deploy Virtual Appliance

This section provides the software requirements and represents the default hardware configuration for the virtual machine where Netwrix Data Classification virtual appliance is going to be deployed. Refer to the following sections for detailed information:

NOTE: The requirements below are sufficient for evaluation purposes only. Refer to Requirements to Install Netwrix Data Classification section in Netwrix Online Helpcenter for complete information on the requirements for installing Netwrix Data Classification in production environments.

Software Requirements

The table below lists the minimum software requirements for the virtual appliance deployment:

Virtual Environment Requirements


  • VMware server: ESXi 6.0, 6.5, 6.7, 7.0
  • Workstation: 11 and 12

Hyper-V Server

  • Windows server 2019

  • Windows Server 2016
  • Windows Server 2012 R2

Hardware Configuration

When deploying Netwrix Data Classification virtual appliance, a pre-configured virtual machine is created. The table below contains the default hardware configuration of the VM where Netwrix Data Classification virtual appliance is going to be deployed:

Parameter Value
Processor 4 cores
VMware only
Total Video Memory 16 MB
Network adapter vmxnet3

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