IBM Spectrum Control 5.2.x - Hardware Support: Memory, Processor and Disk Space
What are the hardware requirements for IBM Spectrum Control™? How much memory, process and disk space do I need for managing my storage environment?
|Processor||Microsoft Windows™ and Linux®
Intel Xeon 4 processor cores - 2.5 GHz or greater
2 Intel Xeon L5520 8 processor cores - 2.27 GHz or greater
POWER5™, POWER6™, POWER7™, POWER8™ or later systems with 4 or 8 processor cores
|32 GB RAM
In an evaluation environment with a limited number of volumes, subsystems, fabrics, switches, ports, agents or agentless servers being monitored, you may not require 32 GB RAM, but at least 16 GB is recommended.
15 GB of available disk space
15 GB of available disk space
If Red Hat Enterprise Linux is configured so that the above directories are individual file systems, each file system must have the following available space:
/usr 1 GB
/var 2 GB
/home 3 GB
/tmp 1 GB
/opt 8 GB
/usr - 220 MB
/var - 1 MB
/home - 2.75 GB
/tmp - 700 MB
/opt - 18 GB
Significant additional disk space of 40 - 80 GB is required for database and log files after data collection has started. The amount needed depends on:
Refer to section 3.15 in the IBM Tivoli Storage Productivity Center Beyond the Basics publication for repository sizing formulas that can be used with IBM Spectrum Control.
Tip for all operating systems: You do not need to manually create any subdirectories when you install Spectrum Control.
|Cognos Analytics 11||Review the Cognos Analytics supported software environments:
|Cognos Business Intelligence Reporting 10.2.x||No longer supported. See information below.|
Storage Resource Agents:
|Processor||Pentium 400 MHZ processor or higher
|Memory||256 MB of RAM
|Disk space||Approximately 350 MB of hard disk space
Cognos 10.2 end of support (EOS) was April 30, 2018
Cognos Business Intelligence Reporting 10.2.x, along with Jazz for Service Management and the Tivoli Common Reporting component, are now end of service. The information below is for historical reference only.
IBM Spectrum Control 126.96.36.199 is the last release that supports Cognos 10.2.x. IBM Spectrum Control 5.2.16 and later support Cognos Analytics 11. For more information see the Cognos end of support dates: https://www.ibm.com/software/support/lifecycleapp/PLCDetail.wss?q45=L030160L12183F00
|Disk space for Jazz for Service Management and Tivoli Common Reporting||Disk space requirements for each server on which you plan to install Jazz for Service Management and Tivoli Common Reporting:
If you are using downloaded installation packages from Passport Advantage Online or IBM Fix Central, the downloaded packages must be unpacked to a local disk or file system on each server on which you install these two components.
AIX and Linux
|Storage Management||IBM Spectrum Control Advanced Edition|
More support for:
IBM Spectrum Control Standard Edition
Software version: 5.2.8, 5.2.9, 5.2.10, 5.2.11, 5.2.12, 5.2.13, 5.2.14, 5.2.15, 5.2.16, 5.2.17
Operating system(s): AIX, HP-UX, Linux, Solaris, Windows
Reference #: 7047048
Modified date: 05 June 2018