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VMAN system requirements

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Updated: 9-13-2017 | VMAN Installation Guide

The following requirements are for installing VMAN on the Orion Platform. Additional requirements include port requirements and account permissions. For VMAN installations with the appliance, please see the VMAN 7.2 Installation Guide.

If you are adding VMAN to an existing Orion Platform with multiple Orion Platform products, see the Multi-module system guidelines.

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

Software/hardware Requirement

Operating System


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

8 GB

Recommendations feature also requires an additional 8 GB


20 GB minimum

SolarWinds recommends higher disk allowance for database growth.If you have more than 3000 virtual machines, SolarWinds recommends adding 1 APE with the same specifications as the Main Polling Engine for every 3000 VMs.

.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


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

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