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Upgrade prerequisites for inSync Storage Node

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Hardware prerequisites

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

The following table lists the hardware prerequisites to upgrade inSync Storage Node.

Hardware Minimum requirements
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

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: inSync does not support disks formatted with sector size greater than 512 bytes.

To know the sector size on a Windows system, run the following command on the Windows command prompt.

fsutil fsinfo ntfsinfo <Drive letter>

For example: fsutil fsinfo ntfsinfo D:

Software prerequisites

The following table lists the software prerequisites to upgrade inSync Storage Node.

Software Minimum Requirement
Operating system
  • Windows Server 2008 R2 Standard Edition SP1 (64-bit)
  • Windows Server 2012 R2 Standard Edition SP1 (64-bit)
  • Cent OS Server 6.6, 7.1 (64-bit)
  • Ubuntu Server 14.04, 16.04 (64-bit)
  • RHEL Server 6.6, 7.0, 7.1
Web browser
  • Internet Explorer 11, Microsoft Edge
  • Mozilla Firefox 45 or latest
  • Google Chrome 47 or latest

Other prerequisites

The following table lists the other requirements to upgrade inSync Storage Node.

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:
  • Existing inSync deployments that use port 6061 will continue to work. You do not need to update your port configuration to port 443. If you want to use port 443 for your existing inSync deployments, contact Druva Support.
  • 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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