2.1 System Requirements

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

  • 1 GB RAM for eDirectory

  • 300 MB of disk space for the eDirectory server

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

  • Virtualization Systems

    • 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)

  • One of the following operating systems:

    The following table contains a list of the certified and supported server operating systems that eDirectory can run on.

    IMPORTANT:Certified means the Operating System has been fully tested and supported. However, if an Operating System is listed as Supported it means that it has not yet been tested, but it is expected to work.

    Certified Server Operating System Version

    Supported Operating Systems

    Notes

    SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP1, SP2, and SP3 (64-bit)

    Supported on later versions of support packs

    eDirectory runs only in 64-bit mode.

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

    SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12, SP1 (64-bit)

    Supported on later versions of support packs

    eDirectory runs only in 64-bit mode.

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

    SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 SP4 (64-bit)

    Supported on later versions of support packs

    eDirectory runs only in 64-bit mode.

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

    Red Hat 6.8, 6.7, 6.6, 6.5, 6.4, 6.3, and 6.2 (64-bit)

    Supported on later versions of support packs

    eDirectory runs only in 64-bit mode.

    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.

    Red Hat 5.10, 5.9, 5.8, and 5.7 (64-bit)

    Supported on later versions of support packs

    eDirectory runs only in 64-bit mode.

    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.