1.1. System Requirements

Hardware Requirements

  • CPU

    • minimum: 2 cores

    • Recommended: 8 cores

  • System memory

    • Minimum: 2 GB

    • Recommended: 8 GB

  • Hard drive space

    • Minimum: 20 GB free

    • Recommended: minimum + enough storage to keep the files for all users

Software requirements

  • Operating Systems: Windows 8.1 / 10 / 2008 R2 / 2012 / 2012 R2 / 2016

  • Bitness: 64-bit only

  • Windows Installer 5.0 or higher

Browser requirements for Web UI

  • Chrome

  • Microsoft Edge 38 or later

  • Internet Explorer 11 or later

  • Safari 5.1 or later

  • Firefox 3.5 or later

Additional installation of 3rd party framework/components

The following framework/component may be shared with other applications. Uninstalling may result in unexpected behavior of other applications.

Name

Details

Optional

IIS express

IIS express 8.0 64-bit

REQUIRED

Microsoft SQL Server 2014 Express LocalDB

2014 Express LocalDB

REQUIRED

.NET Framework

Microsoft .NET Framework 4.7.1

REQUIRED

Ports that must be available

component/service

port

note

MetaDefender Vault REST

8000

This is default and configurable.

MetaDefender Vault Web UI

8010

This is default and configurable.

Whitelisting requirements

  • In order to be able to access the user interface from outside, the port 8000 and 8010 (default) should be opened

  • Any process running out of the MetaDefender Vault install directory should be whitelisted. It is best to exclude the folder from any real-time protection

  • File storage (permanent and temporary) or the installation folder should be excluded from real-time protection