Before you install the NSX Intelligence appliance, ensure that your environment meets the minimum supported system requirements for both the server and the client systems. The server host is where you install the NSX Intelligence appliance and the client system is where the NSX Intelligence user interface (UI) features are displayed.
NSX Intelligence Appliance Resource Requirements and Limits
The following table lists the available NSX Intelligence appliance sizes, the resources required, and the estimated maximum number of supported hosts, workloads, and traffic flows for each size. The NSX Intelligence Small VM appliance size is suitable for lab and proof-of-concept deployments, or small-scale production environment. The NSX Intelligence Large VM appliance size is suitable for a production environment.
|Appliance Size||Memory||vCPU||Disk Space||Max. # of Hosts||Max. # of VM or Physical Server Workloads||Max. # of Flows|
|NSX Intelligence Small||64 GB||16||2 TB||50||2,000
Up to 500 can be physical servers and the remainder VMs.
|250,000 flows per 5 minutes|
|NSX Intelligence Large||128 GB||32||2 TB||100||5,000
Up to 1,000 can be physical servers and the remainder VMs.
|500,000 flows per 5 minutes|
NSX Intelligence Web Client Memory, CPU, and Browser Requirements
For an optimal performance, your client system must have a minimum of two 1.4 GHz CPU cores and at least 16 GB of RAM.
|Browser||Windows 10||macOS 10.14, 10.15||Ubuntu 18.4|
|Google Chrome 80 or later||Yes||Yes||Yes|
|Mozilla Firefox 72 or later||Yes||Yes||Yes|
|Microsoft Edge 80 or later||Yes||Yes||Yes|