System requirements

Hardware requirements

The table below lists the hardware requirements for GFI EndPointSecurity and GFI EndPointSecurity Agent:

OPTION GFI EndPointSecurity GFI EndPointSecurity Agent

Minimum: 2 GHz

Recommended: 2GHz

Minimum: 1 GHz

Recommended: 1 GHz


Minimum: 512 MB

Recommended: 1 GB

Minimum: 256 MB

Recommended: 512 MB

Free space

Minimum: 100 MB

Recommended: 100 MB

Minimum: 50 MB

Recommended: 50 MB

Software requirements

Supported operating systems

Other required components

GFI EndPointSecurity requires the following software components for a fully functional deployment:

Software components
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer 5.5 or higher
  • Microsoft .NET Framework 2.0 or higher
  • Microsoft SQL Server 2005 or higher as the backend database


A database backend is required for storing device access data and for reporting purposes. For more information refer to Managing the Database Backend.

Firewall ports TCP port 1116 (default) - required by GFI EndPointSecurity Agents to notify GFI EndPointSecurity their statuses and to send device access events. Without this port open, the administrator has to either manually monitor events of each target computer or automatically via GFI EventsManager. For more information, refer to