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Nutanix Requirements

When installing Secure Web Gateway on a Nutanix platform, make sure that your environment meets the system requirements.

You must also choose a size type for the virtual machine that Secure Web Gateway is to run on and consider the restrictions for running on this platform.

Note:  Nutanix image is a paid subscription and not free for the customer. Customer has to buy a new SKU and download a Nutanix-supported image from the portal

General Requirements

This is required to run Secure Web Gateway on Nutanix:

  • Nutanix account
  • Nutanix appliance
  • Windows, Linux, or Mac system with:
    • 2 GB of free disk space (minimum)

The Nutanix version that is currently certified to run with Secure Web Gateway is 11.2.5-42905.


Virtual Machine Size 

You must choose a size for the virtual machine that Secure Web Gateway is to run on, depending on how you want to use Secure Web Gateway, for example, testing or production. 

You should also consider network performance and the number of NICs that you plan to run with Secure Web Gateway.

The following table shows some common use cases and sizes.

Use RAM (in GB) Hard-disk space (in GB) CPU cores
Functional testing (user interface based on Java applet or desktop client) 4 80 4
Functional testing (HTML-based user interface) 8 80 4
Production (minimum) 16 80 4
Production (recommended) 32 or more 80 or more 4 or more
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