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Agentless Installation Prerequisites

Windows Installation Prerequisites for Agentless Data Collector

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.,808080) open outbound to our servers at (for US infrastructure), (for EU infrastructure), or (for UAE infrastructure). 

      • If your system locally caches DNS resolution, you may need to resolve to or to to allow egress traffic. This feature is not currently available for our UAE region.

  • Each Windows endpoint

    • TCP ports 135 and the dynamic RPC port ranges open inbound, appropriate for your OS versions:

      • Windows Server 2008 and later: TCP ports 49152 to 65535 open inbound

      • Windows Server 2003 and earlier: TCP ports 1025 to 5000 open inbound

    • TCP port 445 open outbound to the machine with the Agentless Data Collector installed

  • Each Linux endpoint

    • TCP port 22 open inbound 






SSH to access Linux servers



Windows RPC



Microsoft-DS Active Directory and SMB, Windows shares



RPC dynamic port range for Windows Server 2003 and earlier



RPC dynamic port range for Windows Server 2008 and later



SSL to communicate with the Cloudamize servers

Fig. 2 Ports relevant to the Cloudamize Agentless Data Collector

Authentication requirements to machines from an Agentless Data Collector

  • Windows machines require an account in the Administrators group (Domain Admin Account)

  • Linux machines require Root or Wheel access

  • Linux machines cannot have requiretty = true in sudo

  • All other Windows and Linux system requirements apply


Minimum System Requirements for Agentless Installer

The Cloudamize Agentless Data Collector will need to be installed on a physical or virtual Windows machine meeting the following minimum requirements:

  • Dedicated 64-bit Windows Server 2012 R2 or higher

  • .NET Framework version 4.0

  • 8 CPU cores

  • 16 GB RAM

  • 2 GB persistent storage

  • Requirement for Agentless Data Collector to Collect SQL Data from a remote machine(If SQL data is required)

    • PowerShell 2.0 is required to collect basic SQL Server data on the remote machine.

    • PowerShell 5.1 is required to collect additional SQL Server data on the remote machine.

    • .NET Framework 3.5 is the minimum requirement on the remote machine.

    • For additional data collection, the account used to add the nodes to the ADC UI should have permission to access MS SQL instances on the remote host. If not, add the account to Security/Logins in SQL Server Management Studio on the remote host.

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