Windows Installation Prerequisites for Agent

You can download the Windows installer file in your assessment from the Agent Setup > Assess tab. You can download the MSI file or copy the command to be run from an elevated command prompt. The command pictured below shows options for a proxy server with authentication required. These options are also available in the MSI file but not required to install the agent.

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Windows installation and troubleshooting Procedures can be found here.



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:

  • Each Windows endpoint:

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

    • 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

  • Each Linux endpoint:

    • TCP port 22 open inbound

Protocol

Port

Usage

TCP

22

SSH to access Linux servers

TCP

135

Windows RPC

TCP

445

Microsoft-DS Active Directory and SMB, Windows shares

TCP

1025-5000

RPC dynamic port range for Windows Server 2003 and earlier

TCP

49152-65535

RPC dynamic port range for Windows Server 2008 and later

TCP

443

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

  • 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 (based on monitoring 500 machines - please consider scaling if the Agentless Data Collector has its node limit increased):

  • 64-bit Windows Server 2012 or higher

  • .NET framework version 4.0

  • 4 CPU cores

  • 8 GB RAM

  • 5 GB persistent storage

  • Powershell v5.1 (If SQL data is required)

Click here to download the Agentless Data Collector.

Note: The agentless data collector runs obfuscated code which is susceptible to AV quarantine. The installer should be whitelisted or run on a VM without AV running if possible.


Linux Installation Prerequisites for Agent

You can access the Linux installer command and customer key in your assessment from the Agent Setup > Assess tab. The command pictured below shows options for a proxy server with authentication required. These options are not required and can be installed without a corporate proxy provided port 443 is open to our data collection server.

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  • The Install script requires wget to retrieve content, and curl to test/verify access to our data collection servers:

  • Root and/or wheel access

  • One of the following OSes:

    • Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server release 7.0 or higher

    • Oracle Linux 6.5 or higher

    • Ubuntu 16.04 or higher

    • CentOS release 7 or higher

    • Debian GNU/Linux 8.0 or higher

    • Amazon Linux AMI release 2013.03 or higher

    • Fedora release 12 or higher

    • Suse Linux 11 or higher

  • supported version of OpenSSL

  • 350 MB persistent storage


The Cloudamize Linux Agent requires 3% of CPU and 5% of memory while running.

Linux installation and troubleshooting Procedures can be found here.


  

vCenter Proxy Installation Prerequisites

  • 64-bit Windows Server 2003 R2 or higher

  • .NET framework version 4.0

  • 4 CPU cores

  • 5 GB RAM

  • 2 GB persistent storage

  • Access to vCenter appliance over port SSL Port 443

  • Access to Cloudamize vCenter data collection server (184.73.183.154) using SSL over a supported port (default port 444, 80 or 22)

Note: No software is installed directly on vCenter. The only requirements are the requisite open ports for the Cloudamize Proxy or Cloudamize application to connect directly. A direct connection is only possible if a vCenter is on a public IP Address and internet-facing.

vCenter Installation, access tests, and troubleshooting documentation can be found here.



Hyper-V Installation Prerequisites

Hyper-V installation and troubleshooting Procedures can be found here.


Supported Chipsets for all installation types

  • Intel Xeon

  • AMD Opteron

  • Pentium 4

  • Pentium D

  • Pentium M

  • Some Intel Core 2