Prerequisites for installing QRadar Network Insights on your own appliance
Follow these guidelines when installing QRadar Network Insights software on your own appliance:
- You must acquire entitlement to a QRadar Software Node for a QRadar Network
Insights software installation.
To acquire entitlement to a QRadar Software Node, contact your QRadar Sales Representative.
- Do not install software other than QRadar Network
Insights on your hardware.
Unapproved RPM installations can cause dependency errors when you upgrade QRadar Network Insights software and can also cause performance issues in your deployment.
- Do not update your operating system or packages before or after QRadar Network Insights installation.
Minimum system requirements
The following table describes the system requirements for QRadar Network Insights software installations:
The system must use a processor that is supported by the Red Hat® Enterprise Linux® (RHEL) version that is required for the QRadar Network Insights installation. To determine which version of RHEL is required, see Installing RHEL on your hardware. To determine which processors are supported by the version of RHEL, refer to the vendor documentation.
Virtualization hardware extensions such as Intel VT or AMD-V must be enabled in the BIOS. This requirement does not apply to the following systems:
Capacity: 480 GB
Data transfer rate (MB/s): 300
If a memory upgrade is required, you must upgrade it before you install QRadar Network Insights.
|Network capture cards||One of the following network interface cards for traffic capture:
Maximum of one capture card per host.
|Network management interface||One of the following network interface cards for management: