Virtual Appliance Server Specification

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This article explains the required specification for Virtual Servers (Hosts) according with current hypervisor technology. See the VMWare How To Guide for further information.

Server Specifications

The minimum requirements for a Virtual Machine Host server, this applies to v3.x or v4.x appliances.

Typical Swivel Appliance Specification would be:

  • 4GB RAM
  • 1 Dual/Quad core CPU
  • 80GB HDD
  • VMware ESX/ESXi 4 or above
  • Hyper-V 2008 R2, 2012 R2 or above
  • Citrix Xen Server 6.2 or above
  • 1 X nic (single) or 2 X nic (HA)

Thin Mode Deployment

VMware allows Swivel servers to deploy with a minimal 10Gb config and then expand. This is useful for testing and small deployments.

Old versions

Swivel v2.0.x, v2.x are no longer supported


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