This guide will walk you through setting up the Cloudamize Agentless Data Collector. Once the collector is setup, you will be able to discover and assess up to 500 Windows and Linux physical and virtual machines on the subnet.
The table below lists the relevant ports for machine discovery and communication to the Cloudamize servers. Please note the following rules for each class of machine:
- Machine with Cloudamize Agentless Data Collector installed
- TCP port 445 open inbound
- TCP ports 443 and a proxy server port if a proxy is being used (e.g., 8080, 80) open outbound
- Each Windows endpoint
- TCP ports 135 and the range 1025-65535 open inbound
- TCP port 445 open outbound
- Each Linux endpoint
- TCP port 22 open inbound
Along with these ports, ICMP inbound and outbound communications should also be allowed.
|TCP||22||SSH to access Linux servers|
|TCP||445||Microsoft-DS Active Directory and SMB, Windows shares|
|TCP||1025-65535||RPC dynamic port range|
|TCP||443||SSL to communicate with the Cloudamize servers|
Ports relevant to the Cloudamize Agentless Data Collector
The Cloudamize Agentless Data Collector will need to be installed on a physical or virtual Windows machine meeting the following minimum requirements (based on monitoring 500 machines):
- 64-bit Windows operating system
- .NET framework version 4.0
- 4 CPU cores
- 5 GB RAM
- 2 GB persistent storage
The Cloudamize Agentless Data Collector can easily be installed using a Graphical User Interface. Upon launching the installer, you will see the following window:
Click Next to continue to the End User License Agreement.
Review and accept the terms in the License Agreement and click Next to continue.
You will then be required to enter your customer key. If you choose to route the data through your own proxy, you can enter the address, port, username, and password on this screen. Click next once you are ready to continue.
Click Install to begin the Cloudamize Agentless Data Collector installation.
Once the installation completes, click Finish to close the installer. You are now ready to begin adding and configuring hosts for data collection. If you have any questions about the above process, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Add and Configure Hosts
Continue on to our guide for next steps on how to Add and Configure Hosts with the Cloudamize Agentless Data Collector.