System Requirements

The system requirements when using Application Control Plus include the following:

  • Hardware requirements for Application Control Plus servers, distribution servers and Application Control Plus agents
  • Software requirements for Application Control Plus servers, agents and distribution servers
  • Supported Browsers
  • Supported Database
  • Supported Web Servers

Hardware Requirements

This section gives you information about the hardware requirements for distribution servers, Application Control Plus servers and agents.

Hardware Requirements for Application Control Plus Servers

The hardware requirements for Application Control Plus servers include the following:

No. of Computers Servers used Processor Information RAM Size Hard Disk Space
1 to 250 Application Control Plus Server Intel Core i3 (2 core/4 thread) 2.0 Ghz  3 MB cache 2 GB 5 GB*
251 to 500 Application Control Plus Server Intel Core i3 (2 core/4 thread) 2.4 Ghz  3 MB cache 4 GB 10 GB*
501 to 1000 Application Control Plus Server Intel Core i3 (2 core/4 thread) 2.9 Ghz  3 MB cache 4 GB 20 GB*
1001 to 3000 Application Control Plus Server Intel Core i5 (4 core/4 thread) 2.3 GHz. 6 MB cache 8 GB 30 GB*
3001 to 5000 Application Control Plus Server Intel Core i7 (6 core/12 thread) 3.2 GHz. 12 MB cache 8 GB 40 GB*
SQL Server Intel Core i7 (6 core/12 thread) 3.2 GHz. 12 MB cache 8 GB 30 GB*
5001 to 10000 Application Control Plus Server Intel Xeon E5 (8 core/16 thread) 2.6 GHz. 20 MB cache 16 GB 60 GB*
SQL Server Intel Xeon E5 (8 core/16 thread) 2.6 GHz. 20 MB cache 16 GB 40 GB*
10001 to 20000 Application Control Plus Server Intel Xeon E5 (8 core/16 thread) 2.6 GHz. 40 MB cache 32 GB 120 GB*
SQL Server Intel Xeon E5 (12 core/24 thread) 2.7 GHz. 30 MB cache 32 GB 80 GB*

* May increase dynamically according to the frequency of scanning.

  • While managing more than 3000 computers, it is recommended to use an SQL Server.
  • While managing more than 1000 computers, it is advised that you install Application Control Plus on a Windows Server Edition.

Hardware Requirements for Distribution Servers

The hardware requirements for distribution servers include the following:

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 10 GB*
251 to 500 Intel Core i3 (2 core/4 thread) 2.0 Ghz  3 MB cache 4 GB 20 GB*
501 to 1000 Intel Core i5 (4 core/4 thread) 2.3 GHz. 6 MB cache 4 GB 30 GB*

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

Hardware requirements for Secure Gateway Server

The hardware requirements for Secure Gateway Server include the following :

Processor : Intel Core i5(4 core/8 thread) 2.3 GHz. 6 MB cache
RAM size : 4 GB
Hard disk space: 5 GB

Hardware Requirements for Application Control Plus Agents

The hardware requirements for Application Control agents include the following:

Hardware Recommendations
Processors Intel Pentium
Processor Speed 1.0 GHz
RAM Size 1 GB
Hard Disk Space 100 MB*

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

Software Requirements

This section gives you information about the software requirements for distribution servers, Application Control Plus servers and agents.

Supported OS for Application Control Plus Server & Distribution Servers

    • Windows 8
    • Windows 8.1
    • Windows 10
    • Windows Server 2012
    • Windows Server 2012 R2*
    • Windows Server 2016*
    • Windows Server 2019*

* - recommended for managing 5000 or more endpoints.

Supported OS for Application Control Plus agents

Windows OS Windows Server OS
Windows 10 Windows server 2016
Windows 8.1 Windows server 2012 R2
Windows 8 Windows server 2012
Windows 7 Windows server 2008 R2

*We support Kernal versions above 2.6.33

Supported Browsers

You are required to install any of the following browsers on your computer to access the Application Control Plus console:

  • Microsoft Internet Explorer 10 and later versions
  • Mozilla Firefox 44 and later versions
  • Google Chrome 47 and later versions

Note: The screen resolution should be 1280 x 1024 pixels or higher.

Supported Database

Application Control Plus supports the following databases:

    • PGSQL
    • MSSQL

The following versions of MSSQL are supported:

    1. SQL Server 2005
    2. SQL Server 2008
    3. SQL Server 2012
    4. SQL Server 2014
    5. SQL Server 2016
    6. SQL Server 2017

Supported Web Servers

Application Control Plus uses the following web servers:

  • Apache (for static file services)
  • Nginx (for static file services)
  • Tomcat (for application related services)