On-PremisesCloud

The system requirements when using Patch Manager Plus include the following:

  • Hardware requirements for Patch Manager Plus servers, distribution servers and Patch Manager Plus agents
  • Software requirements for Patch Manager 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, Patch Manager Plus servers and agents.

Hardware Requirements for Patch Manager Plus Servers

The hardware requirements for Patch Manager Plus servers include the following:

No. of Computers/Devices Patched 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*
10001 to 20000 Intel Xeon E5 (8 core/16 thread) 2.6 GHz. 40 MB cache 32 GB 120 GB*

* May increase dynamically according to the frequency of scanning.

Note: While patching more than 1000 computers, it is advised that you install Patch Manager 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 depending on the number of software applications and patches that are deployed

Hardware Requirements for Patch Manager Plus Agents

The hardware requirements for Patch Manager Plus agents include the following:

Hardware Recommendations
Processors Intel Pentium
Processor Speed 1.0 GHz
RAM Size 512 MB
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, Patch Manager Plus servers and agents.

Supported OS for Patch Manager Plus Server & Distribution Servers

  • Windows 7
  • Windows 8
  • Windows 8.1
  • Windows 10
  • Windows Server 2003
  • Windows Server 2003 R2
  • Windows Server 2008*
  • Windows Server 2008 R2*
  • Windows Server 2012
  • Windows Server 2012 R2*
  • Windows Server 2016*
  • Windows Server 2019*
  • * - recommended for managing 5000 or more endpoints.

Supported OS for Patch Manager Plus agents

Windows OS Windows Server OS Mac OS Linux OS*
Windows 10 Windows server 2016 10.13 Ubuntu 10.04 & later versions
Windows 8.1 Windows server 2012 R2 10.12 Debian 7 & later versions
Windows 8 Windows server 2012 10.11 Cent OS 5 & later versions
Windows 7 Windows server 2008 R2 10.10 Red Hat 6 & later versions
Windows Vista Windows server 2008 10.9 SuSE Enterprise Linux 11 & later versions
Windows XP Windows server 2003 R2 10.8 Know the supported features for each Linux flavor;
Conditional Support Windows server 2003 10.7  
  Conditional Support; 10.6  
*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 Patch Manager 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

Patch Manager 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

Patch Manager Plus uses the following web servers:

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

The system requirements when using Patch Manager Plus Cloud include the following:

  • Hardware requirements for Patch Manager Plus Distribution servers and Patch Manager Plus agents
  • Software requirements for Patch Manager Plus Distribution servers
  • Supported Browsers

Hardware Requirements

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 depending on the number of software applications and patches that are deployed

Hardware Requirements for Patch Manager Plus Agents

The hardware requirements for Patch Manager Plus agents include the following:

Hardware Recommendations
Processors Intel Pentium
Processor Speed 1.0 GHz
RAM Size 512 MB
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, Patch Manager Plus servers and agents.

Supported OS for Patch Manager Plus Distribution Servers

  • Windows 7
  • Windows 8
  • Windows 8.1
  • Windows 10
  • Windows Server 2003
  • Windows Server 2003 R2
  • Windows Server 2008*
  • Windows Server 2008 R2*
  • Windows Server 2012
  • Windows Server 2012 R2*
  • Windows Server 2016*
  • Windows Server 2019*

Supported OS for Patch Manager 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
Windows Vista Windows server 2008
  Windows server 2003 R2
  Windows server 2003

Supported Browsers

You are required to install any of the following browsers on your computer to access the Patch Manager 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.