2.1. System Requirements

Before installing Metadefender Core make sure the target computer meets the hardware and software requirements of Metadefender Core.

System Requirements For Server

Please confirm that your system meets the minimum requirements listed below before installing Metadefender Core.

  • 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

The Metadefender Core server requires the following amount of RAM and free hard drive space 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 Metadefender Core server requires the following amount of RAM and free hard drive space on Windows:

Package

CPU cores

Free System RAM

Free Hard Drive Space

Metadefender Core 1

2

4 GB

2 GB + 1.5 GB / one million of scan data

Metadefender Core 4

4

8 GB

8 GB + 1.5 GB / one million of scan data

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

The Metadefender Core Node require the following amount of RAM and free hard drive space 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

The Metadefender Core Node require the following amount of RAM and free hard drive space on Windows:

Package

CPU cores

Free System RAM

Free Hard Drive Space

Metadefender Core 1

2

4 GB

2 GB

Metadefender Core 4

4

8 GB

8 GB

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 required to view the Metadefender Core Management Console:

  • Internet Explorer 10 or later

  • Chrome

  • Firefox

  • Safari 7 or later

Chrome and Firefox are tested with the latest available version at the time of release.