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Hardware

  • Processor: 2.5 GHz dual core or higher
  • RAM: 3 GB
  • Hard disk: 10 GB of available space

NOTE: Hard disc size depends on your environment, the size specified in the requirements is the minimum required to install and archive events.

Software

Supported operating systems

  • Windows® Server 2012 R2 - Standard or Enterprise
  • Windows® Server 2012 - Foundation, Essentials, Standard or Datacenter
  • Windows® Server 2008 - Standard or Enterprise
  • Windows® Server 2008 R2 - Standard or Enterprise
  • Windows® Server 2003 SP2 - Standard or Enterprise
  • Windows® 8/8.1 - Standard, Professional or Enterprise
  • Windows® 7 - Enterprise, Professional or Ultimate
  • Windows® Vista SP1 - Enterprise, Business or Ultimate
  • Windows® XP Professional SP3
  • Windows® SBS 2008
  • Windows® SBS 2003

Other components

  • .NET 4
  • Microsoft Data Access Components (MDAC) 2.8 or later
  • (Optional) A mail server (If email alerting is configured).

Software requirements - Scanned machine(s)

  • For Microsoft Windows event log scanning: Remote registry service must be enabled and source folders must be accessible via Windows shares.
  • W3C log scanning: The source folders must be accessible via Windows shares.
  • Syslog and SNMP Traps: Sources/senders must be configured to send messages to the computer/IP address where GFI EventsManager is installed.
  • Microsoft Windows Vista or later scanning: GFI EventsManager must be installed on a system running Microsoft Windows Vista or later.