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CA User Activity Reporting Module
Server Hardware & Software Certification Matrix

Last Updated: December 17, 2014

CA User Activity Reporting Module Server Requirement(s)

Minimum Specification Soft Appliance (Standard) Virtual Appliance (Medium) Virtual Appliance (Large)
Platform/Hypervisor Any vendor
  • VM Ware vSphere 4.x with VCenter Server 4.x
  • MS Hyper V with MSCVMM 2008 R2
  • MS Hyper - V 2012 R2 with Linux IC 3.5 (supported from 12.6 and Above)
  • VM Ware vSphere 4.x with VCenter Server 4.x
CPUs 8 cores 4 cores 8 cores
CPU Speed 2 GHz or more 2 GHz or more 2 GHz or more
Memory 8 GB 8 GB 8 GB
Disks 6 x 500 GB 7.2 KB RPM Universal SATA 3 330 GB Disk Space
  • 40 GB for OS
  • 40 GB for UARM Application
  • 250 GB for DATA Partition
330 GB Disk Space
  • 40 GB for OS
  • 40 GB for UARM Application
  • 250 GB for DATA Partition
RAID Configuration First two drives configured with RAID 1, last four drives configured with RAID 5 NA NA
Max Event/Sec 5000 2000 5000

Note:

  • The Max Events/Sec mentioned above are raw events capacity, if the hardware specifications are met.
  • Virtual Appliance medium configuration will be used only for Event Collection & Reporting while the large configuration can be used for all functionalities including Management and Correlation.
  • We highly recommend installing of VMware Tools on the UARM server to get better performance results.
  • As UARM comes with minimal version of CentOS/RHEL operating system, if end users are installing any additional packages, we will not support any fixes to additional packages which are not part of UARM CentOS/RHEL installation.

CA User Activity Reporting Module soft appliance or virtual appliance will be supported on any physical or virtual machine that

  • Meets the minimum requirements highlighted in the table above, and
  • Is supported by the underlying CentOS or Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server operating system used in CA User Activity Reporting Module.

Starting with the r12.5.02 release, CA User Activity Reporting Module uses CentOS as the underlying operating system, whereas all older releases use Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server. Please consult your hardware vendor's website to check if they support the given CentOS/Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server version. The table below provides the version of the operating system used in the last two releases:

Release Operating System
CA User Activity Reporting Module 12.5.05 CentOS 5.8(pre-requisite for VMWARE vSphere 4.0 to have update 4)
CA User Activity Reporting Module 12.5.02 CentOS 5.5
CA Enterprise Log Manager 12.5.01 (former name) RHEL 5.5

Note: Due to extensive hardware configurations and platforms that are available, CA will not be certifying specific server models from leading vendors starting with CA User Activity Reporting Module 12.5.02.

Notes:

The boot disk must have a minimum of 42 GB of free space. This includes:

  • 20 GB for operating system support.
  • 2 to 8 GB for swap space.
  • 20 GB dedicated to the CA Enterprise Log Manager binaries under the directory structure /opt/CA

The following services are required for CA Enterprise Log Manager servers operating as subscription proxies:

  • Internet access for subscription updates.

You can access CA Enterprise Log Manager with the following browsers and the Adobe Flash 9 and 10 player:

  • Internet Explorer 7 or 8 or 9 or 11
  • Mozilla Firefox 16 or 32

CA Enterprise Log Manager 12.1 SP1 and above are FIPS 140-2 Compatible.

For assistance, contact CA Support at ca.com/support.

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