Access Manager Technical Info Page


Access Manager comes with two deployment choices:

  • Individual components (Identity Server, Access Gateway, Analytics Server and Administration Console), each of which can be installed and managed in separate servers.
  • Access Manager Appliance, a soft appliance based on SUSE Linux® Enterprise Server, that bundles pre-configured Identity Server, Access Gateway, and Administration Console in one server. Analytics Server can be installed and managed on a separate server.

Additionally, Access Gateway component is offered as two choices:

  • Access Gateway Appliance (A SUSE Linux Enterprise Server based soft appliance) and
  • Access Gateway Service

For more details, visit https://www.netiq.com/documentation/access-manager-44/install_upgrade/data/b1adiy4c.html

Component Requirements

Administration Console

  • 4 GB RAM
  • Dual CPU or Core (3.0 GHz or comparable chip)
  • 100 GB hard disk
  • Operating systems:
    • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server (SLES) 11 SP4, 64-bit
    • SLES 12 SP2, 64-bit
    • Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 6.9, 64-bit
    • RHEL 7.3, 64-bit
    • Windows 2012 R2, 64-bit
  • Supported hardware: x86-64 (physical or virtual)
  • Supported browsers:
    • Internet Explorer 11 and later
    • Mozilla Firefox
    • Chrome
    • Safari
    • Edge

Identity Server

  • 4 GB RAM
  • Dual CPU or Core (3.0 GHz or comparable chip)
  • 100 GB hard disk
  • Operating Systems:
    • SLES 11 SP4, 64-bit
    • SLES 12 SP2, 64-bit
    • RHEL 6.9, 64-bit
    • RHEL 7.3, 64-bit
    • Windows 2012 R2, 64-bit
  • Supported hardware: x86-64 (physical or virtual)

For more details, visit https://www.netiq.com/documentation/access-manager-44/install_upgrade/data/b13chbnk.html

Access Gateway Service

  • 4 GB RAM
  • Dual CPU or Core (3.0 GHz or comparable chip)
  • 100 GB hard disk
  • 2 GB to 10 GB hard disk per reverse proxy
  • Operating Systems:
    • SLES 11 SP4, 64-bit
    • SLES 12 SP2, 64-bit
    • RHEL 6.9, 64-bit
    • RHEL 7.3, 64-bit
    • Windows 2012 R2, 64-bit
  • Supported hardware: x86-64 (physical or virtual)

For more details, visit https://www.netiq.com/documentation/access-manager-44/install_upgrade/data/b13chbnk.html

Access Gateway Appliance

Access Gateway Appliance runs 64-bit operating system on x86-64 hardware supported by SLES 11 SP4.

Hardware required:

  • 4 GB RAM
  • Dual CPU or Core (3.0 GHz or comparable chip)
  • 100 GB hard disk

Analytics Server

System Requirements for storing 500 Events Per Second (EPS):

  • CPU: Two lntel(R) Xeon(R) CPU ES-2650 O@ 2.00GHz (4 core) CPUs (8 cores total), no hyper-threading.
  • Primary storage: 10 x 300 GB SAS 15k RPM (Hardware RAID 10)
  • Memory: 24 GB

Access Manager Appliance

Access Manager Appliance runs 64-bit operating system on x86-64 hardware supported by SLES 11 SP4.

  • 8 GB RAM
  • Dual CPU or core (3.0 GHz or comparable chip)
  • 100 GB hard disk
  • 2 GB to 10 GB hard disk per protected resource