System Requirements

Desktop Central MSP - System Requirements

Hardware Requirements for Desktop Central MSP Server

No. of Computers/Devices Managed Processor Information RAM Size Hard Disk Space
1 to 250 Intel Core i3 (2 core/4 thread) 2.0 Ghz  3 MB cache 2 GB 5 GB*
251 to 500 Intel Core i3 (2 core/4 thread) 2.4 Ghz  3 MB cache 4 GB 10 GB*
501 to 1000 Intel Core i3 (2 core/4 thread) 2.9 Ghz  3 MB cache 4 GB 20 GB*
1001 to 3000 Intel Core i5 (4 core/4 thread) 2.3 GHz. 6 MB cache 8 GB 30 GB*
3001 to 5000 Intel Core i7 (6 core/12 thread) 3.2 GHz. 12 MB cache 8 GB 40 GB*
5001 to 10000 Intel Xeon E5 (8 core/16 thread) 2.6 GHz. 20 MB cache 16 GB 60 GB*

* May dynamically grow according to frequency of scanning

When managing computers above 1000, it is advisable to install Desktop Central on a Windows 2008 R2 Server Enterprise Edition

Hardware Requirements for Distribution Server

No. of Computers Managed Using the Distribution Server Processor Information RAM Size Hard Disk Space
1 to 250 Intel Core i3 (2 core/4 thread) 2.0 Ghz  3 MB cache 2 GB 4 GB*
251 to 500 Intel Core i3 (2 core/4 thread) 2.0 Ghz  3 MB cache 4 GB 8 GB*
501 to 1000 Intel Core i5 (4 core/4 thread) 2.3 GHz. 6 MB cache 4 GB 12 GB*

* Hard disk space may grow depending on the number of software and patches that are deployed.

Hardware Requirements for Desktop Central Agent

Hardware Recommendations
Processors Intel Pentium
Processor Speed 1.0 GHz
RAM Size 512 MB
Hard Disk Space 30 MB*

* May dynamically grow depending on the operations performed on the client computer

Software Requirements

Desktop Central MSP can be installed in any of the supported platforms including Virtual Machines.

Desktops

  • Windows 2000 Professional
  • Windows XP Professional
  • Windows Vista
  • Windows 7
  • Microsoft Windows 7 (32 bit and 64 bit)
  • Microsoft Windows 8

Servers

  • Windows 2000
  • Windows 2003
  • Windows 2008
  • Microsoft Windows 2008
  • Microsoft Windows 2008 R2
  • Microsoft Windows 2012

Virtual Machines running any of the supported Operating Systems specified above,

and Terminal Clients

Supported Browsers - ManageEngine Desktop Central MSP requires one of the following browsers to be installed in the system for working with the Desktop Central Client.

  • Internet Explorer 5.5 and above
  • Netscape 7.0 and above
  • Mozilla Firefox 1.0 and above
  • Google Chrome

Preferred screen resolution 1024 x 768 pixels or higher

Managed Operating Systems:

Desktop Central MSP supports managing desktops and mobile devices using the following Operating systems.

Desktops

  • Windows 2000 Professional
  • Windows XP Professional
  • Windows Vista
  • Windows 7
  • Microsoft Windows 7 (32 bit and 64 bit)
  • Microsoft Windows 8
  • Mac 10.6
  • Mac 10.7
  • Mac 10.8

Servers

  • Windows 2000
  • Windows 2003
  • Windows 2008
  • Microsoft Windows 2008
  • Microsoft Windows 2008 R2
  • Microsoft Windows 2012

Virtual Machines running any of the supported Operating Systems specified above,

and Terminal Clients

Mobile Devices

  • iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch running iOS 4 and above
  • Smart Phones and Tablets running Android 2.2 and above

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