2.1 System Requirements

You must install eDirectory on one of the following 64-bit platforms.

  • SLES 11 SP1, SP2, and SP3

  • SLES 10 SP4

  • SLES 12

  • RHEL 5.10, 5.9, 5.8, and 5.7

  • RHEL 6.5, 6.4, 6.3, and 6.2

  • RHEL 7

You can run these operating systems in a virtual mode on the following hypervisors:

  • VMware ESXi

  • Xen (on SLES 10, SLES 11, and their Support Packs)

    NOTE:eDirectory 8.8 SP8 is supported on SLES 10 XEN virtualization service that runs the SLES 10 guest OS. The following updates are available at the Novell Update Web site:

    • SUSE-Linux-Enterprise-Server-X86_64-10-0-20061011-020434

    • SLES10-Updates

    For registering and updating SUSE Linux Enterprise 10, refer to Registering SUSE Linux Enterprise with the NetIQ Customer Center. After installing the latest update, ensure that the minimum patch level of the installed update is 3.0.2_09763-0.8.

  • Windows Server 2008 R2 Virtualization with Hyper-V

  • KVM Hypervisor (on RHEL 6.4)

To determine the version of SUSE Linux you are running, see the /etc/SuSE-release file.

Ensure that the latest glibc patches are applied from Red Hat Errata on Red Hat systems. The minimum required version of the glibc library is version 2.4.

eDirectory also requires the following:

  • A minimum of 1 GB RAM for eDirectory

  • 300 MB of disk space for the eDirectory server

  • 150 MB of disk space for every 50,000 users