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You must install an Acquisition Unit (AU) in order to acquire information your data collectors. Before you install the Acquisition Unit, you should ensure that your environment meets operating system, CPU, memory, and disk space requirements.

Component

Linux Requirement

Windows Requirement

Operating system

A computer running a licensed version of one of the following:

* Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.2 64-bit
* Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.2 64-bit KVM
* Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.5 64-bit
* Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.5 64-bit KVM
* CentOS 7.2 64-bit
* CentOS 7.2 64-bit KVM
* CentOS 7.5 64-bit
* CentOS 7.5 64-bit KVM
* Oracle Enterprise Linux 7.5 64 bit
* Oracle Enterprise Linux 7.5 64 bit KVM

This computer should be running no other application-level software. A dedicated server is recommended.

A computer running 64-bit Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2, 2012, 2012 R2, or 2016 with the latest service pack.

This computer should be running no other application-level software. A dedicated server is recommended.

CPU

4 CPU cores

Same

Memory

16 GB RAM

Same

Available disk space

50 GB
For Linux, disk space should be allocated in this manner:
/opt/netapp 25 GB
/var/log/netapp 25 GB

50 GB

Network

100 Mbps /1 Gbps Ethernet connection, static IP address, IP connectivity to all FC devices, and a required port to the Cloud Insights instance (80 or 443).

Same

Permissions

Sudo permissions on the Acquisition Unit server

Local Administrator permissions on the Acquisition Unit server

Virus Scan

During installation, you must completely disable all virus scanners. Following installation, the paths used by the Acquisition Unit software must be excluded from virus scanning.