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2.2 System Requirements

Check the requirements for the Administrative Server and the browser before installing Management and Security Server.

2.2.1 Supported Platforms

Automated installers are available for 64-bit systems running on Linux, UNIX, and Windows.

Check the requirements for the Administrative Server and your browser before installing Management and Security Server.

2.2.2 Administrative Server requirements

As the central component of Management and Security Server, the Administrative Server requires:

  • Enterprise Class Server operating system, with:

    • – 3.40 GHz (4 cores) and 8GB of RAM
    • – Sufficient drive space, typically 250GB when used on a drive with fast read/write capabilities.
    •   Space requirements vary depending on how Management and Security Server is used.
    • – a 64-bit server-class system for production. For initial testing or evaluation, a workstation could be used.
  • Server running JRE 8, with JCE Unlimited Strength Policy Files applied

    An Open JDK (Azul Zulu) is installed by the automated installer.

2.2.3 Browser requirements

The browser requirements vary according to the users’ workflow.

When using the non-Java Administrative Server (HTML login) option, the browser must:

  • support JavaScript and cookies

When using the Administrative Server (Java-based) login, the browser must:

  • use JRE 8

  • run trusted applets

  • support JavaScript and cookies

NOTE:No browser is required for users or administrators who launch Windows-based sessions from the desktop (such as Reflection Desktop v16 or Rumba). Some exceptions may apply.

2.2.4 Metering Server requirements

The Metering Server, installed with the Administrative Server, also requires a server running JRE 8.

2.2.5 Requirements for Add-On Products

The prerequisites and system requirements for each add-on product are included in the specific product sections.

Security Proxy

Terminal ID Manager

Automated Sign-On for Mainframe

  • z/OS with DCAS is installed on the mainframe

  • LDAP directory is used for user authorization

  • A browser using JRE 8 that can run trusted applets and supports JavaScript, cookies, and cascading style sheets.

  • See also Setting Up Automated Sign-On for Mainframe

Micro Focus Advanced Authentication

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