System
requirements

The system requirements to run the ControlNow agent and the browser-based ControlNow management console.

ControlNow agent

The agent is installed on each computer you wish to monitor. The following operating systems are supported:

  • Windows XP SP3

  • Windows Vista

  • Windows 7

  • Windows 8

  • Windows Server 2003

  • Windows Server 2008

  • Windows Server 2012

The agent cannot be installed on Mac OS X or Linux.

Hardware requirements:

  • Less than 10MB of free disk space

  • 512 MB memory

Antivirus service

Hardware requirements:

  • 300MB of free disk space

Monitoring service

Hardware requirements:

  • Less than 10MB of free disk space

Patch Management service

Hardware requirements:

  • 600MB of free disk space

Web Protection service

Hardware requirements:

  • Less than 10MB of free disk space

Please note: Web Protection services requires Windows Vista SP2 or higher for workstations and Windows Server 2008 SP2 or higher for servers

ControlNow management console

The ControlNow management console runs within a modern browser. The following are recommended:

  • Internet Explorer 10 or above

  • Firefox

  • Chrome