The system requirements when using Desktop Central include the following:
This section gives you information about the hardware requirements for distribution servers, Desktop Central servers and agents.
The hardware requirements for Desktop Central servers include the following:
|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*|
|10001 to 15000||Intel Xeon E5 (12 core/24 thread) 2.7 GHz. 30 MB cache||16 GB||60 GB*|
|15001 to 20000||Intel Xeon E5 (14 core/28 thread) 2.7 GHz. 30 MB cache||16 GB||60 GB*|
* May increase dynamically according to the frequency of scanning.
Note: While managing more than 10000 computers/devices, it is advised that you use Microsoft SQL Server Standard/Enterprise Edition and use Enterprise grade hard drives or solid state drives (SSD). It is also recommended to install Distribution Server for every 1000 computers.
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||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*|
* May increase depending on the number of software applications and patches that are deployed
The hardware requirements for Desktop Central agents include the following:
|Processor Speed||1.0 GHz|
|RAM Size||512 MB|
|Hard Disk Space||30 MB*|
* May increase dynamically depending on the operations performed on the client computer
This section gives you information about the software requirements for distribution servers, Desktop Central servers and agents.
For Desktop Central Server & Distrubution ServersYou can install Desktop Central Server & Distribution Servers on any of these Windows operating system versions:
- 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
For Desktop Central AgentsYou can use Desktop Central to manage the computers running on the below mentioned operating system.
You are required to install any of the following browsers on your computer to access the Desktop Central console:
Note: The screen resolution should be 1280 x 1024 pixels or higher.
Desktop Central supports the following databases:
Desktop Central uses the following web servers: