Virtual infrastructure requirements

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There are a few virtual infrastructure configurations that are required for installing Keystone Collector on your VMware vSphere system.

The Keystone Collector server virtual machine should have the following:

  • Operating system: VMware vCentre server and ESXi 6.5 or later

  • Core: 4 CPUs

  • RAM: 12 GB RAM

  • Disk space: 200 GB vDisk

Other requirements

Endure that the following generic requirements are met:

Networking Requirements

The following table describes the networking requirements of Keystone Collector.

Note Keystone Collector requires internet connectivity. You can provide internet connectivity by direct routing through default Gateway (via NAT), or through HTTP Proxy. Both variants are described here.

Source

Destination

Service

Protocol and Ports

Category

Purpose

Keystone Collector

Active IQ Unified Manager (Unified Manager)

HTTPS

TCP 443

Mandatory

Keystone Collector usage metrics collection

Keystone Collector

Internet (as per URL requirements given later)

HTTP, HTTPS

TCP 80, TCP 443

Mandatory (internet connectivity)

Keystone Collector software, OS updates, and metrics upload

Keystone Collector

Customer HTTP Proxy

HTTP Proxy

Customer Proxy Port

Mandatory (internet connectivity)

Keystone Collector software, OS updates, and metrics upload

Keystone Collector

Customer DNS Servers

DNS

TCP/UDP 53

Mandatory

DNS resolution

Keystone Collector

Customer NTP Servers

NTP

UDP 123

Mandatory

Time synchronization

Customer’s Operations Workstations

Keystone Collector

SSH

TCP 22

Management

Access to the Keystone Collector Management

NetApp ONTAP Cluster and Node Management Addresses

Keystone Collector

HTTP_8000, PING

TCP 8000, ICMP Echo Request/Reply

Optional Functionality

Webserver for ONTAP firmware updates

Keystone Collector

Unified Manager

MYSQL

TCP 3306

Optional Functionality

Performance metrics collection for Keystone Collector

Keystone Collector

Customer Monitoring System

HTTP

TCP 777

Optional Functionality

Keystone Collector health reporting

URL access

Keystone Collector needs access to the following internet hosts:

Address

Reason

Keystone Collector software updates and usage reporting

NetApp HQ for billing information and AutoSupport delivery

OS updates for Keystone Collector (OVA deployments only)

Download and update mysql dependencies (for Linux deployments only)