System Requirements

The system requirements when using Desktop Central include the following:

Hardware Requirements

This section gives you information about the hardware requirements for distribution servers, Desktop Central servers and agents.

Hardware Requirements for Desktop Central Servers

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*

* May increase dynamically according to the frequency of scanning.

Note: While managing more than 1000 computers/devices, it is advised that you install Desktop Central 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 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

Hardware Requirements for Desktop Central Agents

The hardware requirements for Desktop Central agents include the following:

Hardware Recommendations
Processors Intel Pentium
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

Software Requirements

This section gives you information about the software requirements for distribution servers, Desktop Central servers and agents.


Supported Operating Systems

 

For Desktop Central Server & Distrubution Servers

 
You 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

For Desktop Central Agents

 
You can use Desktop Central to manage the computers running on the below mentioned operating system.

 

Supported Browsers

You are required to install any of the following browsers on your computer to access the Desktop Central 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.