2.1. Recommended System Requirements

Your server must meet the following requirements before installing OPSWAT Central Management.

Operating System

Only support 64-bit platforms.

OS family

Supported versions

Microsoft Windows

10

Microsoft Windows Server

2012, 2012 R2, 2016 and 2019

  • 2012 and 2012 R2 require the latest Windows Update version

Red Hat Enterprise Linux

7.7

Ubuntu

18.04

Minimum Hardware Requirement

RAM

16 GB

CPU

1 CPU (4 cores)

Hard disk

20 GB + ~500MB * [number of managed scan engines]

Available ports

9000, 9026, 9005, 9009, 27017

Software Requirement

Software

Version

Powershell (Windows only)

Version 5.1, build 14409, revision 1018 or higher

Java Runtime Environment (JRE)

Version 8, 64-bit

(Oracle) Update 171 or higher

(AdoptOpenJDK) Update 272 or higher

OPSWAT Central Management is only compatible with Java 8. Please do not set your Java installation to automatically update to a higher version.

Hardware sizing

The following table shows the configuration of the server that installs OPSWAT Central Management.

Number of devices

Up to 5,000

5,000 to 20,000

20,000 to 40,000

CPU

1 CPU ( 4 cores)

1 CPU ( 8 cores)

1 CPU (16 cores)

RAM

16 GB

16 GB

32 GB

Hard disk capacity

60 GB + ~500MB * [number of managed scan engines]

100 GB + ~500MB * [number of managed scan engines]

200 GB + ~500MB * [number of managed scan engines]

Directory

This section contains references to directories used by OPSWAT Central Management.

Windows:

Directory/folder

Default

Installation

C:\Program Files\OPSWAT\Central

Event log files

C:\Program Files\OPSWAT\ Central \tomcat\logs

Data backup

C:\ProgramData\OPSWAT\Central

Linux (Red Hat Enterprise Linux and Ubuntu):

Directory/folder

Default

Main installation folder

/opt/ocm

Service folder

/usr/lib/ocm

Event log folder

/var/log/ocm

Configuration/backup folder

/etc/opt/ocm

Database folder

/var/lib/ocm

Ports used

The table below shows the default port configuration of OPSWAT Central Management. The listed ports must be available to start OPSWAT Central Management. The ports listed under External should be opened for external access.

Component / Service

Port

Notes

External

Central Management (Nginx)

Web Management Console

9000

Customizable

Internal

Nginx

Load balancer (internal communication)

9026

 

MongoDB

Database of OPSWAT Central Management

27017

 

Redis

Caching data

9005

 

Tomcat

Webserver

9009

 

The table below shows the default port configuration (if available) for OPSWAT Products that OPSWAT Central Management can manage.

OPSWAT Product

Port

MetaDefender Core

8008

MetaDefender Kiosk

8009

MetaDefender Vault

8010

MetaDefender ICAP

8048

MetaDefender Email Security

8058

MetaDefender Secure Storage

80

Browser Requirement

One of the following desktop browsers is required to use the web management console:

  • Latest two Chrome versions

  • Latest two Firefox versions

  • Latest two Microsoft Edge versions

OPSWAT Central Management supports HTTPS configuration on all the aforementioned browsers. Please refer to 4.2. Enabling HTTPS for more details.

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