Technical Information for Security Agent for UNIX 7.6.1

February 2019

NetIQ Corporation recommends the fully tested and certified platforms described in this page. However, customers running on other platforms or with untested configurations will be supported until the point NetIQ Corporation determines that the root cause is the uncertified platform or configuration. Issues that can be reproduced on the certified platforms will be prioritized and fixed according to standard defect-handling policies. For more information about support polices, see Support Policies.

1.0 System Requirements

1.1 Software Requirements

Operating Systems Monitored

Item

Requirements

IBM AIX

IBM AIX 7.2 (64-bit kernel, 64-bit agent)

IBM AIX 7.1

  • IBM Power (32-bit kernel)

  • IBM Power (64-bit kernel, 32-bit agent)

HP-UX

HP-UX 11iv3 Itanium (64-bit kernel, 64-bit agent)

SunOS (Oracle Solaris)

Oracle Solaris 11

  • SPARC (64-bit kernel)

  • x86_64

Oracle Solaris 10

  • SPARC (64-bit kernel)

  • x86_64

Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL)

Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.5 (64-bit kernel, 64-bit agent)

Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.10 (64-bit kernel, 64-bit agent)

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server (SLES)

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP3 (64-bit kernel, 64-bit agent)

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP4 (64-bit kernel, 64-bit agent)

Oracle Linux

Oracle Linux 7.5 (64-bit kernel, 64-bit agent)

Oracle Linux 6.10 (64-bit kernel, 64-bit agent)

CentOS

Cent OS 7.5 (1804) (64-bit kernel, 64-bit agent)

Cent OS 6.10 (64-bit kernel, 64-bit agent)

Accounts

The UNIX Remote Deployment wizard uses the su command to access the root account on the computer on which you want to install Security Agent for UNIX. The root password is used by the wizard only at installation and is not stored.

For information about the compatible application versions, see the technical information pages for Change Guardian, Secure Configuration Manager, and Sentinel.

Operating Systems for UNIX Agent Manager

Software

Runs On

Certified platforms

Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.5

Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.10

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP3

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP4 64-bit

Windows 10 (64-bit)

Windows 2016

Windows 2012 Server R2

Security Agent for UNIX Performance with Sentinel

A single Security Agent for UNIX can send up to 3000 EPS to Sentinel with the following configuration:

Component

Configuration

Sentinel 8.0.0.1

CPU: Two Intel(R) Xeon(R) E5450 4 core 3.00GHz (8 cores total), without Intel HT technology

Memory: 32 GB

Hard disk: 300 GB

Security Agent for UNIX

CPU: One UltraSPARC IIe 500 MHz

Memory: 2 GB

Hard disk: 300 GB

Operating System

Oracle Solaris 10

Collector

Oracle Solaris 2011.1r3 using 3 CPU threads

Connector

Sentinel Agent Manager 2011.1r5 (preview)

1.2 Hardware Requirements

Item

Minimum Requirement

Hard disk

350 MB plus 400 Bytes per inode used by local file systems

Memory

128 MB RAM

512 MB swap file (virtual memory)