Tripwire LogCenter: System Requirements

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

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

View the platforms supported by the Tripwire Advanced Collector Agent.


Configuration Requirements for the Tripwire LogCenter Manager in a Mid-sized Installation:

Software Versions:

  • Microsoft Windows Server 2012 R2 – 2022 (64-bit)
  • Microsoft .NET Framework version 4.8
  • Java Runtime Environment 11


  • 8 CPU cores (if virtual, not oversubscribed)
  • 16GB RAM minimum
  • 500GB 7.2K RPM SATA drive; recommend additional to enable a RAID configuration 


Configuration Requirements for the Database Server:

Software Versions:

  • MySQL v5.7 or later (500k events/month)
  • MS-SQL 2012–2022 (750k+ events/month) — Note: Express versions not supported
  • PostgreSQL 9.5.1 or later (750k+ events/month) 


  • Refer to the database vendor recommendations for hardware supporting a highly burdened database


Configuration Requirements for the Tripwire LogCenter Console:

Software Versions:

  • Microsoft Windows Server 2012 R2 – 2022 (64-bit)
  • Microsoft Windows 7 SP1 – 10 – Non-Home versions
  • Microsoft .NET Framework versions 4.8


  • 4GB RAM or better
  • 2GB drive space free
  • 1024x768 screen resolution

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