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Orion recommended requirements for VMAN

The following requirements are for the stand-alone Orion Platform with Virtual Infrastructure Monitor (VIM) installation.

If integrating VMAN into an existing Orion environment with multiple modules, see the Multi-module system guidelines.

software/hardware requirement

Operating System

Production

Evaluation Only

Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1

Windows Server 2012, 2012 R2

Windows Server 2016

Windows 7 SP1

Windows 8 (except Standard edition)

Windows 8.1 (except Standard edition)

Windows 8.1 Update 1 (except Standard edition)

Windows 10

CPU Quad Core, 3.0 GHz
Memory

8 GB

Recommendations feature also requires an additional 8 GB

HDD

10 GB minimum

SolarWinds recommends higher disk allowance for database growth.

.NET Framework .NET 4.6.2

SQL Server

SQL Server 2008, 2008 SP1, 2008 SP2, 2008 SP3, or 2008 SP4

SQL Server 2008 R2, 2008 R2 SP1, 2008 R2 SP2, or 2008 R2 SP3

SQL Server 2012

SQL Server 2012 SP1, SP2, SP3

SQL Server 2014

SQL Server 2014 SP1

SQL Server 2016

SQL Server 2017

Browser

Microsoft Internet Explorer version 11 or later with Active scripting

Microsoft Edge

Firefox 45.0 or later (Toolset Integration is not supported on Firefox)

Chrome 49.0 or later

Deprecated software versions

Be aware of the following hardware, software, and features deprecation notices. The Microsoft SQL Server and Windows Server versions are still supported with VIM 7.1. Future versions will no longer support the listed versions.

Microsoft SQL Server

Support for SQL 2008 and 2008 R2 is deprecated as of this release.

Future releases will no longer support using SQL 2008 or 2008 R2 as your database server.

SolarWinds recommends that you upgrade directly to SQL 2016 at your earliest convenience.

Microsoft Windows Server

Support for Windows Server 2008 R2 is deprecated as of this release.

Future releases will no longer support installing on Windows Server 2008 R2, though you can continue to monitor computers running Windows Server 2008 R2.

SolarWinds recommends that you upgrade to Windows Server 2012, 2012 R2, or 2016 at your earliest convenience.