1.0 System Requirements

IMPORTANT:The Advanced Authentication appliance is based on the SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 Service Pack 3 operating system.

For system requirements of client components and plug-ins, see the related documentation.

The following table lists the system requirements for Advanced Authentication appliance:



Virtual Systems

  • Hyper-V Server 2016 or later

  • VMware ESX 5.5 or later


Minimum requirement: 4 GB of RAM

Recommended requirement: 8 GB of RAM

Hard disk space

Minimum requirement: 40 GB

Recommended requirement: 60 GB


Minimum requirement: 2 Cores CPU

Recommended requirement: 8 Cores CPU

Processor must support SSE 4.2 instructions. For more information about how to check whether the CPU supports SSE 4.2 instructions, see Verifying SSE 4.2 Instructions on CPU.


Any one of the following browsers:

  • Microsoft Internet Explorer 11

  • Microsoft Edge 20.0 and later

  • Google Chrome 65 and later

  • Mozilla Firefox 58 and later

  • Safari 11 and later

IP Ports

Ensure that the default ports for the Advanced Authentication appliance are open in your firewall. For more information, see Configuring the Firewall.

LDAP Repositories

Any one of the following repositories:

  • Microsoft Active Directory Services

  • Microsoft Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services

  • NetIQ eDirectory

  • OpenLDAP

  • OpenDJ

  • Microsoft SQL Server 2016

Verifying SSE 4.2 Instructions on CPU

Ensure that CPU supports SSE 4.2 instructions.

To check whether your CPU supports the SSE 4.2 instructions, run the following command:

grep -q sse4_2 /proc/cpuinfo && echo "SSE 4.2 supported" || echo "SSE 4.2 not supported"

If your CPU supports SSE 4.2, the command returns a message SSE 4.2 supported.