Probe Pre-requisites
  • 02 Nov 2023
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This article provides the required pre-requisites for VSP Probe on both VM and Container based environments.


Network Requirements (VM/Container)

Ensure that the nodes have connectivity to the below URLs/repositories during VSP Probe (Controller and vRule Engine) installation:

Operating System
URL/ Repository
Dependency Packages Downloaded
Ubuntu, Debian
“apt-get” repo
sudo, libexpatl, libffi6 and libssl-dev
openjdk11
Amazon Linux
jdk
Alpine
“apk” repository
sudo, libstdc++, hyperscan and openjdk11


VM

Probe Pre-requisites

  1. The minimum idle requirements for VSP Probe are:
    1. Host and Memory Protection:
      1. Memory: 100-200 (MB)
      2. Disc: 100-200 (MB)
    2. Web Protection:
      1. Memory: 200-600 (MB)
      2. Disc: 500-600 (MB)
    3. Requires 400-500MB in /tmp partition during installation
  2. On Windows 2008 R2, ensure that the below are installed:
    1. Windows Patch: Security Update for Microsoft Windows (KB4474419)
    2. Microsoft .Net Framework 4.0 or above

Embedded vRule Engine Pre-requisites:

The embedded vRule requirements are dependent on the number of enabled worker threads:

Number of worker Threads
Memory (Min-Max)
vCPUs
1
512 MB- 1 GB
1
2 (Default)
1 GB - 1.5 GB
2
3
1.5 GB- 2 GB
3


Container

The minimum Idle requirement for various components are provided below

Operating SystemFeatureMemory (MB)Disc (MB)
Probe
RHEL and UbuntuHost, Memory100-200100-200
Web200-600500-600
Sidecar
Alpine LinuxHost, Memory200-300200-300
Web200-600500-600
vRule Engine
RHELRemote vRule Engine500-600500-600

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