2.1.2 System Requirements

Operating system and hardware requirements

Please confirm that your system meets the minimum requirements listed below before installing MetaDefender ICAP Server.

Only 64-bit platforms are supported.

  • Operating System:

    • CentOS 6.6+, 7.0+

    • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.6+, 7.0+

    • Debian 7.0+, 8.0+

    • Ubuntu 14.04, 16.04

    • Windows 7+ (64 bit)

    • Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2 or newer (64 bit)

  • Hardware requirements

    • RAM: min. 2 GB

    • HDD: 2 GB + ~500MB * [number of managed scan engines]

If MetaDefender Core or any other system is installed on the same physical machine as MetaDefender ICAP Server then the additional systems' hardware requirements need also be taken into consideration.

Other software requirements

MetaDefender Core

Version compatibility matrix

MetaDefender ICAP Server

MetaDefender Core

4.0.0

4.7.0+

4.1.0

4.8.0+

4.2.0+

4.8.2+

Scan engines

The following scan engines must be active:

Scan engine

Version

Data sanitization

5.0.2-6 +

At least one of the available anti-malware engines

N/A

Security rules

Under Policy > Security rules on Core, security rules –that are used by MetaDefender ICAP Server's security rules–

  1. SHOULD enable the following Visibility of scan result:

    Role

    Visibility

    Everybody

    FULL DETAILS

    Without this visibility ICAP Server can still work, but certain details may not be provided on the UI.

Browser requirements

One of the following desktop browsers is suggested to view the MetaDefender ICAP Server's UI:

  • Chrome

  • Firefox

  • Safari

  • Microsoft Edge

  • Internet Explorer 11

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

Mobile layouts are not supported yet.

Additional installation of Windows services

Name

Service Name

Optional

MetaDefender ICAP Server

mdicapsrv

REQUIRED

Ports that must be available

Direction

Component / Service

Port

Note

Inbound

MetaDefender ICAP Server

ICAP

1344

Customizable; adjust accordingly if modified.

Inbound

MetaDefender ICAP Server

Web Management Console and
REST interface

8048

Customizable; adjust accordingly if modified.

Outbound

MetaDefender Core

8008

only if MetaDefender Core is installed on a remote system.