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Upgrade prerequisites for inSync Storage Node

inSync On-premise 5.4 Administrator Guide
On-premise Editions: File:/tick.png Private Cloud File:/cross.png Enterprise File:/cross.png Professional

Hardware prerequisites

The following table lists the hardware prerequisites to install inSync Master.

Hardware Minimum Requirement
CPU 64-bit, quad core processor
RAM

8 GB RAM for up to 1 TB of storage. 

If you have storage above 1 TB, we recommend that you add 1 GB RAM per additional TB of storage. 

Disk space required for logs
inSync Enterprise or 
inSync Professional edition
100 Users 500 Users 1,000 Users 2,000 Users 5,000 Users
120 GB 140 GB 160 GB 200 GB 250 GB
Disk space required for logs inSync Private Cloud edition 1,000 Users 5,000 Users 10,000 Users 25,000 Users 50,000 Users 100,000 Users
175 GB 275 GB 400 GB 600 GB 900 GB 1500 GB
Note: The Hardware prerequisites table lists approximate numbers, which are dependent on various factors. To know the exact hardware prerequisites for your enterprise, contact Druva Support

Software prerequisites

The following table lists the software prerequisites to install inSync Master.

Software Minimum Requirement
Operating system

For inSync Private Cloud

  • Windows Server 2008 R2 Standard Edition SP1 (64-bit)
  • Windows Server 2008 R2 Enterprise Edition SP1 (64-bit)
  • Windows Server 2012 R2 Standard Edition (64-bit)
  • RHEL Server 6.5, 7.0 (64-bit)
  • Ubuntu Server 12.04, 14.04 (64-bit)

For inSync Enterprise, inSync Professional

  • Windows Server 2008 R2 Standard Edition SP1 (64-bit)
  • Windows Server 2012 R2 Standard Edition (64-bit)
  • Cent OS Server 6.5, 7.0 (64-bit)
  • Ubuntu Server 12.04, 14.04 (64-bit)
Web browser
  • Internet Explorer 8, 9, 10, 11
  • Mozilla Firefox 30
  • Google Chrome 35

Other prerequisites

The following table lists the other requirements to install inSync Master.

Requirement Description
Open port numbers

This port is used to communicate with the inSync Master. By default, inSync Master uses the following ports:

  • Port 443: This is the Web UI port. It is required for accessing the inSync Master Management Console and inSync Web.

  • Port 6061: This is the backup port. It is required for backups.
Note: Ensure that these ports remain free. If you choose to configure ports other than the default ports, ensure that those ports remain free. 
IP address or FQDN The WAN IP address or FQDN for backing up data over WAN. You can configure the IP address by using the inSync Master Management Console. 
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