System Requirements

    This section lists the minimum requirements for installing and working with NetFlow Analyzer. For updated system requirements please refer this page.

    Hardware Requirements for Central Server

    The minimum hardware requirements for NetFlow Analyzer server to start running are listed below.

    • 32 bit machine
    • 3.2 GHz, Quad processor
    • 4 GB RAM
    • Hard Disk - SCSI with RAID 0 configuration and 500 GB disk space for the database
    To monitor more than 5000 interfaces, usage of 64-bit machine with Quad processor 16 GB RAM is recommended.

    Hardware Requirements for the distributed collector

    The minimum hardware requirements for NetFlow Analyzer to start running are listed below.

    • 32 bit machine
    • 2.4GHz, Dual Processor
    • 4 GB RAM
    • 20 GB disk space

    NetFlow Analyzer is optimized for 1024 x 768 resolution and above.

    For the device exporting NetFlow, ensure that the NetFlow export version format is exactly the same as the Cisco NetFlow version 5 or version 7 format. For information on Cisco devices and IOS versions supporting Netflow, consult the Cisco NetFlow Device Support table.

    Software Requirements

    Platform Requirements

    NetFlow Analyzer can be installed and run on the following operating systems and versions:

    • Windows 2003 server SP2
    • Windows 2008 server SP1
    • Windows Vista
    • RedHat Linux

    Supported Web Browsers

    NetFlow Analyzer has been tested to support the following web browsers and versions:

    • Internet Explorer 6.0 and later
    • Mozilla Firefox