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Tripwire Log Center: System Requirements

Learn the proper sizing guidelines and system requirements for deploying Tripwire Log Center in your environment.

 

Tripwire Log Center ScreenshotDetermining the proper configuration and resources required for a new log management system can be tricky. Take advantage of Tripwire Log Center’s software-based deployment to meet current demands and grow capacity when needed. Tripwire Log Center can collect data from almost any source using standard formats. For in-depth data collection, use the advanced Log Collector Agent.

Platforms supported by the Tripwire Advanced Collector Agent are:

  • CentOS Linux 5.3–5.11+ (32- and 64-bit)
  • CentOS Linux 6.0–6.5+ (32- and 64-bit)
  • CentOS Linux 7.0–7.3 (64-bit)
  • Debian Linux 8.5–8.10 (32- 64-bit)
  • Oracle Linux UEK 7.2–7.5 (64-bit)
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.3–5.11+ (32- and 64-bit)
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.0–6.6 (32- and 64-bit)
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.0–7.4 (64-bit)
  • SUSE Linux 11.4, 12.0–12.3 (64-bit)
  • Ubuntu Linux 14.04.4 LTS and above (32- and 64-bit)
  • Ubuntu Linux 16.04 LTS and above (32- and 64-bit)
  • Microsoft Windows 7 (32- and 64-bit)
  • Microsoft Windows 8, 8.1, 8.1 Embedded (32- and 64-bit)
  • Microsoft Windows 10 (64-bit)
  • Microsoft Windows Embedded POSReady 7 (32- and 64-bit)
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2008 SP1, SP2 (32- and 64-bit)
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2 (64-bit)
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2012 (64-bit)
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2012 R2 (64-bit)
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2016 R2 (64-bit)

Recommended requirements for the Tripwire Log Center Manager in a mid-sized installation:

  • Software Versions:
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1 (64-bit)
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2012 R2 (64-bit)
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2016 R2 (64-bit)
  • Microsoft .NET Framework version 4.6
  • Hardware:
  • CPU: Dual Quad-Core Intel® Xeon®
  • Memory: 16 GB
  • Disk: 500GB 7.2K RPM SATA drive; recommend additional to enable a RAID configuration

Recommended requirements for the Database Server:

  • Software Versions:
  • MySQL v5.6 or later (up to 500k events/month, spike to 750k events/month)
  • MS-SQL (750k events/month and up) -- Note: Express versions not supported
  • PostgreSQL 9.5.1 or later (750k events/month and up)
  • Hardware:
  • Refer to database vendor documentation for hardware specifications supporting highly burdened database

Recommended requirements for the Tripwire Log Center Console:

  • Server: 
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2 (x64/x86 All versions)
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2012 R2 (64 bit)
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2016 R2 (64-bit)
  • Software Versions:
  • Microsoft Windows 2008 R2 x64/x86 - all versions
  • Microsoft 7 SP1 x64/x86 - all non-home versions
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2012 R2 (64–bit)
  • Microsoft .NET Framework versions 4.6
  • Microsoft Windows 10
  • Hardware:
  • Memory: 2 GB or better
  • Disk: minimum 2 GB free space
  • Video: minimum 1024x768

Complete the form for more detailed installation sizing recommendations for Tripwire Log Center.

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