Hardware Requirements

The procedures described in this document assume the following hardware:

Component

Specifications

pServerOne

pServerTwo

CPU

Up to 32 64-bit Intel VT or AMD-V x86 CPUs or equivalent.

1.5 GHz minimum recommended clock speed, 2.0 GHz or faster multicore CPUs recommended.

Both of the above CPU types support hardware virtualization, which is a requirement. In addition, the BIOS setting for hardware visualization must be enabled. For more information, see the documentation for your BIOS.

Important: If your CPUs do not support hardware virtualization, you cannot complete the installation.

Memory

Minimum 8 GB RAM.

Hard Disk

100 GB locally attached storage (for example, PATA, SATA, or SCSI).

NIC

100 Mbps (megabits per second) or faster network interface card (NIC).

pXenCenterComputer

A computer running:

  • Windows Vista 64-bit Editions with Service Pack 2
  • Windows Vista 32-bit Editions with Service Pack 2
  • Windows XP Professional x64 Edition with Service Pack 2
  • Windows XP Professional with Service Pack 3
  • Windows Server 2008 x64 Editions with Service Pack 2
  • Windows Server 2008 with Service Pack 2
  • Windows Server 2003 x64 Editions with Service Pack 2
  • Windows Server 2003 with Service Pack 2

For more information about the specifications for this device, see the XenServer Installation Guide.

User devices

Computers running:

  • Windows 7 64-bit Editions
  • Windows 7 32-bit Editions
  • Windows Vista 64-bit Editions with Service Pack 2
  • Windows Vista 32-bit Editions with Service Pack 2
  • Windows XP Professional x64 Edition with Service Pack 2
  • Windows XP Professional with Service Pack 3

For more information about user device requirements, see XenDesktop 4 System Requirements.

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