2.1. Recommended System Requirements

Before installing Metadefender Core v4, please refer to recommended system requirements listed below.

System Requirements For Server

  • Operating System (Only 64-bit platforms are supported):

    • CentOS 6.6+, 7.0+

    • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.6+, 7.0+

    • Debian 7.0+,

    • Ubuntu 14.04, 16.04

    • Windows 7, 8, 8.1, 10

    • Windows Server 2008, 2008 R2, 2012, 2012 R2, 2016

Please note that there are custom engines that might have different needs. Please refer to knowledge base!

The following amount of resources (CPU, RAM, disk space) are recommended for Metadefender Core v4 on Linux:

Package

CPU cores

Free System RAM

Free Hard Drive Space

Metadefender Core 1

2

2 GB

2 GB + 1.5 GB / one million of scan data

Metadefender Core 5

4

4 GB

10 GB + 1.5 GB / one million of scan data

Metadefender Core 10

8

8 GB

20 GB + 1.5 GB / one million of scan data

The following amount of resources (CPU, RAM, disk space) are recommended for Metadefender Core v4 on Windows:

Package

CPU cores

Free System RAM

Free Hard Drive Space

Metadefender Core 8

8

8 GB

16 GB + 1.5 GB / one million of scan data

Metadefender Core 12

16

16 GB

24 GB + 1.5 GB / one million of scan data

Metadefender Core 16

16

16 GB

32 GB + 1.5 GB / one million of scan data

Metadefender Core 20

32

16 GB

40 GB + 1.5 GB / one million of scan data

For Metadefender Core Node, the following resources are recommended on Linux:

Package

CPU cores

Free System RAM

Free Hard Drive Space

Metadefender Core 1

2

2 GB

2 GB

Metadefender Core 5

4

4 GB

10 GB

Metadefender Core 10

8

8 GB

20 GB

For Metadefender Core Node, the following resources are recommended on Windows:

Package

CPU cores

Free System RAM

Free Hard Drive Space

Metadefender Core 8

8

8 GB

16 GB

Metadefender Core 12

16

16 GB

24 GB

Metadefender Core 16

16

16 GB

32 GB

Metadefender Core 20

32

16 GB

40 GB

Metadefender Core on Linux uses /var folder for storing resources.
Metadefender Core on Windows uses C:\Program Files\OPSWAT folder for storing resources or the installation directory.
It is suggested to use SSD for the Core and Node products.

Browser Requirements for the Metadefender Core Management Console

One of the following browsers is suggested to view the Metadefender Core Management Console:

  • Internet Explorer 11

  • Microsoft Edge

  • Chrome

  • Firefox

  • Safari

Chrome, Firefox, Safari and Edge browsers are tested with the latest available version at the time of release.