Remote cell system requirements

Hardware requirements

Remote cell requirements for Microsoft Windows

Component

Requirement

Hard disk space

750 MB

RAM

4 GB

Common requirements for all UNIX-based Remote cells

Component

Requirement

Hard disk space

900 MB

Software disk space

300 MB

Data disk space

100 MB

Temporary disk space (/tmp)

100 MB

File descriptor

4096

In addition to the requirements in the table above, you must also satisfy these requirements:

  • The root partition should not be full
  • Umask should be 022
  • BMC recommends that the TCP Control Port be set to 12124

Remote cell requirements for Linux  

Component

Requirement

Memory

4 GB

Swap space

1 GB


Remote cell requirements for Solaris

Component

Solaris

Platform

SPARC sun4v

Operating system

Solaris 11.x (64 bit)

Memory

4 GB

Swap space

1 GB

Operating system requirements

Microsoft Windows

ComponentRequirement
User RightsAdministrative privileges
Supported versions of Microsoft Windows

Microsoft Windows 2019

  • Microsoft Windows 2019 Standard Edition (64-bit)
  • Microsoft Windows 2019 Datacenter Edition (64-bit)

Microsoft Windows 2016

  • Microsoft Windows 2016 Standard Edition (64-bit)
  • Microsoft Windows 2016 Datacenter Edition (64-bit)

Microsoft Windows 2012 

  • Microsoft Windows 2012 R2 Standard Edition (64-bit)  
  • Microsoft Windows 2012 R2 Datacenter Edition (64-bit)
  • Microsoft Windows 2012 Standard Edition (64-bit)  
  • Microsoft Windows 2012 Datacenter Edition (64-bit)  

Microsoft Windows 2008

  • Microsoft Windows 2008 R2 Standard Edition (64-bit)
  • Microsoft Windows 2008 R2 Datacenter Edition (64-bit)
  • Microsoft Windows 2008 R2 Enterprise Edition (64-bit)

  • Microsoft Windows 2008 Enterprise Edition (64-bit)

Note: For Microsoft Windows 2008 and later, User Access Control must be disabled.

Linux

ComponentRequirement
User Rightsroot privileges
Supported versionsof Linux

  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.x and 7.x
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11.x, 12.x, and 15
  • Oracle Linux Server 6.x and 7.x

On Red Hat Enterprise Linux, the following libraries must be installed before installing the Remote cell.   

The preferred method to add any missing libraries is to use the yum command to fetch the necessary library packages from the RHN (Red Hat Network) repository via the internet.  To use this method, a Red Hat subscription is needed. Register the system by clicking System->Administration->Red Hat Subscription Manager in the menu on the server itself.  After registering the system, you can use "yum install" to download and install the required libraries from the RHN.

Library

Command to install the library on Red Hat Enterprise Linux

Command to install the library on SUSE Linux

libXtst (32-bit)

libXtst (64-bit)

yum install libXtst.i686 libXtst.x86_64
            libXtst-1.0.1-3.1
            libX11-devel-1.0.3-11.el5
N/A

glibc (32-bit)

glibc (64-bit)

yum install glibc.i686 glibc.x86_64 
            glibc-2.12.x86_64
            glibc-2.12-1.107.el6.i686
            glibc-devel-2.5-65
zypper install glibc-32bit glibc

libstdc++ (32-bit)

libstdc++ (64-bit)

yum install libstdc++.i686 libstdc++.x86_64 
zypper install libstdc++-32bit libstdc++

compat-libstdc++-33 (32-bit)

compat-libstdc++-33 (64-bit)

yum install compat-libstdc++-33.i686 
            compat-libstdc++-33.x86_64
          compat-libstdc++-33-3.2.3-69.e16.i686 
zypper install libstdc++33-32bit libstdc++33

compat-libstdc++-296 (32-bit)

compat-libstdc++-296 (64-bit)

yum install compat-libstdc++-296.i686 compat-libstdc++-296.x86_64

N/A

pam (32-bit)

pam (64-bit)

yum install pam.i686 pam.x86_64
            pam-1.1.1-13.e16.i686
zypper install pam-32bit pam
libgtk-x11-2 (32-bit)
yum install libgtk-x11-2.0.so.0
N/A
libfreebl3.soyum install libfreebl3.soN/A

Note

  •  To avoid errors while installing 32-bit libraries, BMC recommends that you install 32-bit libraries together with the 64-bit libraries.
  • After installing the libraries, run yum check to ensure that the libraries are not corrupt.
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