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What affects bandwidth consumption when agents are installed or updated

Updated January 18, 2018

Overview

This article provides information about three components that affect network resource consumption when you update or install an agent. 

Environment

  • Orion Platform, all versions

Detail

1. Agent package size

The size of an agent package differs among OS distributions, and different versions of the packages. For example: 

  •  Windows package ~ 23 MB
  •  AIX package ~ 34 MB
  •  CentoOS, RedHat package ~ 12 MB
  •  Raspbian package ~ 6 MB
  • SUSE package ~ 12 MB
  • Ubuntu package ~ 7 MB

2. Agent plugin size

Windows OS Plugins are deployed automatically during node creation. The number of plugins installed varies across products. (The plugin package size can differ among different plugin versions.)

  • ADM ~ 2 MB (Automatic deployment can be disabled)
  • JobEngine ~ 5 MB
  • Core ~ 2MB
  • APM ~ 4 MB
  • AssetInventory ~ 1 MB
  • Interfaces ~ 1 MB
  • Interfaces.WMI ~ 10 KB
  • VIM ~ 2.5 MB
  • HardwareHealth ~ 1 MB

Other Windows OS Plugins not deployed automatically:

  • NetPath ~ 1.26 MB
  • DPI ~ 5 MB    

Linux OS Plugins deployed automatically during node creation. The number of plugins installed varies across products. (The plugin package size can differ among different plugin versions.)

  • ADM_Linux ~ 3MB (Automatic deployment can be disabled)
  • Core_Linux ~ 20 KB
  • APM_Linux ~ 2 MB
  • AssetInventory_Linux ~ 16 KB
  • HardwareHealth_Linux ~ 20 KB
  • Interfaces_Linux ~ 14 KB
  • SharedPythonLibs ~ 1 MB

3. Agent plugin prerequisites

Prerequisites are transferred and installed on the agent machine only if they are not already installed.

  • NetFramework 4.0 (Windows XP, 2003, 2008 Standard) ~ 50 MB
  • NetFramework 4.5 (Windows 2008R2 above) ~ 50 MB
  • msvcrt 12.0.30501 x86 ~ 7 MB
  • msvcrt 12.0.30501 x64 ~ 7 MB    
  • WinPcap (For Netpath and DPI plugin installation) ~ 1.5 MB
  • npcap (For AMD Plugin) ~ 1 MB
  • PythonPrerequisite (Only AIX agent) ~ 8 MB

 

 

 

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