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    The Real User Analyzer and Collector are components of the Real End User Experience Monitoring Software Edition. The following system requirements are necessary to install these components:


    Operating system requirements

    The Real End User Experience Monitoring Software Edition supports the following operating systems:

    • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.2 (64-bit)
    • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.3 (64-bit)
    • CentOS 7.2 (64-bit)
    • CentOS 7.3 (64-bit)
    • Ubuntu Server 14.04 LTS (64-bit)
    • Ubuntu Server 16.04 LTS (64-bit)

    Some additional packages need to be present on the system (see "Requires packages" below) for the  Real User Analyzer and Collector components to work.

    X Window

    If you are installing these components using the graphical user interface, you must install the X Window system.

    You should use your operating system's recommended method for installing the X Window system.

    Required packages

    If you do not have these libraries installed, the installation will not run properly.

    Based on the operating system and version in use, you need the following libraries or utilities installed on your system.

    Note

    Exact names of these libraries may vary depending on your operating system and version.

    • Crontab 
    • Libaio
    • Logrotate
    • Perl (The Real User Analyzer uses a MySQL database that requires the Perl package.)
    • killall command line utility

    The following libraries are also required:

    • For Red Hat and CentOS
      • glibc.i686
      • net-snmp
    • For the Ubuntu Server
      • libxrender-dev
      • gcc-multilib
      • snmp
      • snmpd

    If you are using an Ubuntu Server, stop the snmpd service before installing the Real User Analyzer or Collector to avoid conflicts during the installation process.

    Network Time Protocol (NTP) synchronization

    Warning

    The data handled by application monitoring components, including all server components and agents, is time sensitive. If the time between components is not synchronized, you might see incorrect or partial data, or you might not see any data.

    Consult your operating system documentation to synchronize each component's internal clock with an NTP server on your network or on the Internet. Ensure that the clocks are regularly synchronized.

    This applies to all Real End User Experience Monitoring Software Edition components and integrated App Visibility Monitoring components.

    Hardware requirements

    The Real User Analyzer and Collector hardware requirements are different between the minimum requirements and the Demonstration (Demo) mode requirements. The Demo mode is intended for proof of concept testing, and is only applicable for use cases that have a low volume traffic (up to 100 hits per minute). When you install the Analyzer and Collector components, the installation wizard includes the option to install the components in Demo mode. 

    Based on the amount of network traffic, it is recommended to review the hardware requirements specified in the Analyzer and Collector sizing information.

    Storage requirements

    The Real User Analyzer storage is used for saving historical traffic data that you can access via the session browser (Analyzer). This data is stored "on board" the component.

    The default disk configuration is 100 GB. To accommodate larger volumes of data, you can create a larger data disk (minimum 100 GB; maximum 570 GB) for each Real User Analyzer instance.

    You can install the Analyzer in a Demonstration mode that only requires 10 GB.

    Network requirements

    The Real User Analyzer and Collector are interconnected to form a system. In addition, access to the interfaces of these components is achieved via the web. To avoid network-related performance issues, you must take certain configuration and infrastructure details into consideration when planning an installation. For example, deploy the Real User Analyzer and Collector in an optimized network in the cloud.

    Supported LDAP servers

    • Microsoft Windows Server 2008 Active Directory
    • Microsoft Windows Server 2003 Active Directory
    • OpenLDAP (slapd)

    Compatible web browsers

    You can access the user interfaces by using the following combinations of operating systems and web browsers.


    Compatible web browsers and operating systems for the console

     

    Browser →


    Operating system ↓

    Microsoft Internet Explorer 11

    Mozilla
    Firefox 1

    Google
    Chrome 1

    Apple
    Safari 1

    Mac OS X 10.12 (Sierra) 3

     

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    Mac OS X 10.11 (El Capitan) 3

     

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    iOS 10   
    iOS 9   

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    Microsoft Windows 8

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    Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.7, or later

     

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    1 Use the latest version of the browser.

    2 Safari and Chrome on iOS 9.2.1 have issues with editing long text entries.

    3 The Adobe Flash player is not enabled by default. Enable the Adobe Flash player to use options such as the Trace Details page of App Visibility Manager and for cross-launching to the Infrastructure Management server. For more information, see https://helpx.adobe.com/flash-player/kb/enabling-flash-player-safari.html.


     

    2 Comments

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    2. Hi Experts,

       

      Please differentiate between all below links described about Collector Sizing.

       

      Sizing Real User Collector instances

      Size

      Processor

      Memory

      Disk

      Expected volume of traffic

      Low

      2 vCPU

      8 GB

      28 GB

      900 to 2,000 hits per second

      Medium

      4 vCPU

      16 GB

      28 GB

      1,500 to 3,500 hits per second

      High

      8 vCPU

      24 GB

      28 GB

      2,500 to 7,500 hits per second

       

      Storagerequirements

      Each instance of the Real User Analyzer and Collector requires the following resource requirements.

      Real User Analyzer
      Processor
      Memory
      Disk
      Recommended16 vCPU32 GB570 GB
      Minimum2 vCPU8 GB100 GB
      Demo2 vCPU2.5 GB10 GB
      Real User Collector
      Processor
      Memory
      Disk
      Recommended4 vCPU32 GB28 GB
      Minimum2 vCPU8 GB28 GB
      Demo2 vCPU2.5 GB10 GB

      If the Real User Analyzer and Collector are installed on the same machine, you need to use the following system requirements.

      Real User Anaylzer and Collector
      Processor
      Memory
      Disk
      Recommended20 vCPU64 GB598 GB
      Minimum4 vCPU16 GB128 GB
      Demo4 vCPU5 GB20 GB

      The memory requirements include 1 GB of memory used for the operating system.

       

       

      https://docs.bmc.com/docs/display/public/TSOMD107/System+requirements+for+Real+User+Analyzer+and+Collector

      Standard mode

      Component
      Processor
      Memory
      Disk
      Real User Analyzer2 vCPU7 GB100 GB
      Real User Collector2 vCPU7 GB100 GB

      Demo mode

      Component
      Processor
      Memory
      Disk
      Real User Analyzer2 vCPU2.5 GB10 GB
      Real User Collector2 vCPU2.5 GB10 GB