Installation Requirements

Ensure that the following requirements are met before installing .
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Ensure that the following requirements are met before installing
Privileged Access Manager
.
Software Compatibility
Before you upgrade, ensure that your existing installation is running a release and patch that you can upgrade to the current release. Verify whether you can upgrade by reviewing Upgrading.
Hardware Appliance
We have no special requirements for installing a
Privileged Access Manager
hardware appliance. Only general standalone computer hardware requirements apply.
The latest hardware appliance ships with 4 CPU cores (8 threads), 64 GB of RAM, and two 240 GB SSD. The appliance has 8 RJ45 network ports, and an expansion slot for a PCI card for HSM.
Virtual Instances
Privileged Access Manager
provides virtual images as VMware OVA, AWS AMI, and Azure VHD. When you provision these instances, we
recommend
the following parameters:
  • Memory: 64 GB
  • CPU: 8 cores (we support up to 512 CPU cores)
  • Storage: 80 GB
  • Disk Type: SSD
At a
minimum
, we require the following parameters:
  • Memory: 16 GB
  • CPU: 8 cores (we support up to 512 CPU cores)
  • Storage: 80 GB
  • Disk Type: SSD
VMware OVA Instance
One network interface is provided. Add extra required interfaces before its initial boot.
AWS AMI Instance
AWS specifications vary by region and over time. We suggest an AWS instance type of C4.4xlarge for production. For evaluation or testing, an instance type of M3 Medium is sufficient.
Azure VHD Instance
Azure specifications vary by region and over time. We suggest Azure size DS13 Standard for production. For evaluation or testing, an instance type of F2S Standard is sufficient.