System requirements

Minimum Hardware Requirements

Processor 64bit 2GHz CPU
Memory 2 GB RAM
HDD SATA/SAS controller (hardware RAID controller recommended)
Network Network Interface Card (multi-cards 1 Gb/s recommended for bonding)

Note: Minimum hardware requirements allow running all functions separately with a limited number of clients or users.


Hardware recommendations

Note: Recommendations below are only examples and may vary depending on destined usage.

iSCSI (only) Storage with 20 LUNs with direct attached HDDs
Processor 64bit Quad Core 2GHz CPU
Memory 8 GB RAM
HDD HW RAID controller with 16 SATA disks
Network 1 x 10GbE interface or 4 x 1GbE interface
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iSCSI HA storage cluster, serving 20 LUNs
Processor 2 x 64bit Quad Core 2GHz CPU
Memory 16 GB RAM
HDD HW RAID controller with 16 SATA disks
Network 1 x 10 GbE interface and 5 x 1GbE interfaces
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NAS (only) storage with 100 clients and ADS authentication
Processor 64bit Quad Core 2GHz CPU
Memory 8 GB RAM
HDD HW RAID controller with 16 SAS disks
Network 1 x 10GbE interface or 6 x 1GbE interface
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Storage for virtualization / cloud using NFS data access for VMware
Processor 64bit Quad Core 2GHz CPU
Memory 8 GB RAM
HDD HW RAID controller with 16 SAS disks
Network 1 x 10GbE interface and 1 x 1GbE interface
FC storage serving 20 target LUNs
Processor 64bit Quad Core 2GHz CPU
Memory 8 GB RAM
HDD HW RAID controller with 16 SAS disks
Network 1 x 1GbE interface
FC HBA 2 x 8Gb ports
Cheap NAS solution for 10 users and software RAID configuration
Processor 64bit Dual Core 2GHz CPU
Memory 4 GB RAM
HDD Integrated SATA controller with 4 SATA disks
Network 2 x 1GbE interface