Updated August 9, 2016
Supports: EOC 1.6.3
Important: These system requirements define the minimum requirements for all products on Orion Platform 2016.1. Products may have different requirements, such as OS or memory, and may differ per license level.
For additional information on requirements and configurations, see the Orion Common Components Guide. You should also review your product administration guides and release notes for the exact product requirements beyond these minimums.
We also recommend reviewing the EOC 1.6.3 Release Notes.
The following table lists minimum hardware requirements and recommendations for your Orion system.
Hardware requirements are listed by SolarWinds NPM license level.
|Hard Drive Space||750 MB|
The following table lists minimum software requirements and recommendations for a SolarWinds EOC installation.
These minimum requirements are for the Orion Platform. Products that run on the Orion Platform may have different requirements, such as different OS or memory requirements. Consult your product-specific documentation for those exact requirements.
|Operating System||32-bit or 64-bit Microsoft Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2008 (including R2), or Windows Server 2012 (including R2).|
|Web Server||Microsoft IIS 6.0 or later. DNS specifications require that host names be composed of alphanumeric characters (A-Z, 0-9), the minus sign (-), and periods (.). Underscore characters (_) are not allowed. For more information, see RFC 952.|
|.NET Framework||Version 4.0 or later|
|Network Speed||100 Mbit/s between SolarWinds EOC and SQL Server|
Your product and your SolarWinds Orion database should use separate servers.
Multiple Orion server installations using the same database are not supported.
The following table lists software and hardware requirements for your SolarWinds Orion database server using SolarWinds EOC license levels as a reference.
|SQL Server|| |
SolarWinds Enterprise Operations Console supports the following versions, with latest service packs:
Select SERVERPROPERTY (‘productversion’), SERVERPROPETY (‘productlevel’), SERVERPROPERTY (‘edition’)
|SQL Server Collation|| |
English with collation setting SQL_Latin1_General_CP1_ CI_AS
English with collation setting SQL_Latin1_General_CP1_ CS_AS
German with collation setting German_PhoneBook_CI_AS
Japanese with collation setting Japanese_CI_AS
Simplified Chinese with collation setting Chinese_PRC_ CI_AS
|SQL Server Memory||SolarWinds recommends a minimum of 4GB of RAM|
|Port||Protocol||Service or Process||Direction||Component||Encryption||Description|
|80||TCP||IIS (w3wp.exe)||Bidirectional||Website||No||HTTP default for the Orion Web Console|
|443||TCP||IIS (w3wp.exe)||Bidirectional||Website||SSL/TLC||HTTPS default for the Orion Web Console|
|17777||TCP||SolarWinds Information Service||Bidirectional||SWIS||Certificate (SHA)||Used for the SolarWinds Information Service (SWIS) protocol|