Computers running GFI LanGuard Central Management Server must meet the system requirements described below.
Computers hosting GFI LanGuard Central Management Server must meet the following minimum hardware requirements:
|Processor||2.8 GHz quad-core|
|Physical Storage||10 GB HDD free space|
|RAM||8 GB RAM|
The following table lists operating systems and versions where the GFI LanGuard Central Management Server can be installed. Ensure that these operating systems are running the latest Service Pack as provided by Microsoft.
|Windows® Server 2019 Standard/DataCenter|
|Windows® Server 2016 Standard/DataCenter|
|Windows® Server 2012 (including R2) Standard/Enterprise|
|Windows® Server 2008 (including R2) Standard/Enterprise|
|Windows® 10 Professional/Enterprise|
|Windows® 8/8.1 Professional/Enterprise|
|Windows® 7 Professional/Enterprise/Ultimate|
|Windows® Vista Business/Enterprise/Ultimate|
|Windows® Small Business Server 2011|
GFI LanGuard Central Management Server uses a database to store information retrieved from multiple GFI LanGuard installations. The database backend can be any of the following:
For improved performance, it is highly recommended to use an SSDSolid State Drives are storage devices for computers. These drives use flash memory technology to provide superior performance and durability to traditional Hard Disk Drives. drive for the database server. Compared to traditional Hard Disk Drives, SSDs deliver superior performance with lower access time and lower latency.
GFI LanGuard instances communicate with the GFI LanGuard Central Management Server via port 1077. Configure your firewall to allow inbound connections on TCP port 1077, on computers running GFI LanGuard and the GFI LanGuard Central Management Server.
If port 1077 is already in use by another application, the GFI LanGuard Central Management Server automatically searches for an available port in the range of 1077-1277.
AntivirusA software countermeasure that detects malware installed on a computer without the user's knowledge. & backup software can cause GFI LanGuard to malfunction if it is denied access to some of its files.
Add exclusions that prevent antivirus & backup software from scanning or backing up the following folder on the GFI LanGuard server, Agents, Relay Agents and the GFI LanGuard Central Management Server: