Prerequisite hardware and software
Before you install IBM® QRadar® products, ensure that you have access to the required hardware accessories and desktop software.
Ensure that you have access to the following hardware components:
- Monitor and keyboard
- Uninterruptible power supply (UPS) for all systems that store data, such as QRadar Console, Event Processor components, or QRadar QFlow Collector components
Important: QRadar products support hardware-based Redundant Array of Independent Disks (RAID) implementations, but do not support software-based RAID installations.
Desktop software requirements
Ensure that following applications are installed on all desktop systems that you use to access the QRadar product user interface:
- Java™ Runtime Environment (JRE) version 1.7 or IBM 64-bit Runtime Environment for Java V7.0
- Adobe Flash version 10.x
Red Hat Enterprise Linux
The following table describes the version of Red Hat® Enterprise Linux® used with the IBM QRadar version.
|IBM QRadar version||Red Hat Enterprise Linux version|
|IBM QRadar 7.4.0||Red Hat Enterprise Linux V7.6 64-bit|
|IBM QRadar 7.4.1||Red Hat Enterprise Linux V7.7 64-bit|
|IBM QRadar 7.4.2||Red Hat Enterprise Linux V7.7 64-bit|
|IBM QRadar 7.4.3||Red Hat Enterprise Linux V7.7 64-bit|
Supported web browsers
The following table lists the supported versions of web browsers:
64-bit Mozilla Firefox
60 Extended Support Release and later
64-bit Microsoft Edge
38.14393 and later
64-bit Google Chrome
The Microsoft Internet Explorer web browser is no longer supported as of QRadar 7.4.3.
Communication between QRadar Incident Forensics hosts require open ports
The following table lists the ports that must be open between QRadar Incident Forensics hosts:
|443||Required for artifact analysis.|
|28080||Required for distributed search.|