What are the system requirements for the Scanner Appliance?

These are the system requirements for the Scanner appliance.

Virtualization technologies supported:

  • Citrix XenServer (version 8.x and later)
  • Microsoft Hyper-V (all versions)
  • VMware ESX/ESXi (version 7.x and later)  

For those who still has older versions of the above mentioned, please reach out to support@holmsecurity.com or your contact point for further advise.

Note: If your end is running lower version of VMWare ESX /ESXi - v6.7, v.6.5, v5.5, you can refer to this article link : https://support.holmsecurity.com/hc/en-us/articles/360000675832-How-do-I-solve-issues-with-the-guest-operating-system-in-VMware-6-5-

System requirements:

  • CPU: 2 cores (minimum 1 core)
  • RAM: 8 GB (minimum 4 GB)
  • Disk space: (minimum: 150 GB)

The disk space required is to support more than one scan running as well as Web scans, which typically is more disk intensive compared to Network scans. 


The system requirements needs to be set prior to booting the scanner appliance for the first time.

If you run more than two concurrent scan tasks, consult Holm Security for system requirements.


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