Space and sizing requirements

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Before you install the SnapCenter Server, you should be familiar with the space and sizing requirements. You should also apply the available system and security updates.

Item Requirements

Operating Systems

Microsoft Windows

Only English, German, Japanese, and simplified Chinese version of the operating systems are supported.

For the latest information about supported versions, see NetApp Interoperability Matrix Tool.

Minimum CPU count

4 cores

Minimum RAM

8 GB

Note The MySQL Server buffer pool uses 20 percent of the total RAM.

Minimum hard drive space for the SnapCenter Server software and logs

4 GB

Note If you have the SnapCenter repository in the same drive where SnapCenter Server is installed, then it is recommended to have 10 GB.

Minimum hard drive space for the SnapCenter repository

6 GB

Note NOTE: If you have the SnapCenter Server in the same drive where SnapCenter repository is installed, then it is recommended to have 10 GB.

Required software packages

  • Microsoft .NET Framework 4.5.2 or later

  • Windows Management Framework (WMF) 4.0 or later

  • PowerShell 4.0 or later

For the latest information about supported versions, see NetApp Interoperability Matrix Tool.