What are the hardware, software and network requirements for the NetIQ GPA Management Console and Ne (NETIQKB38126)

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  • 02-Feb-2007
  • 13-Nov-2007

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What are the hardware, software, and network requirements for the NetIQ Group Policy Administrator (GPA) Management Console and NetIQ GPA Repository Server?

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NetIQ Group Policy Administrator 4.0

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NetIQ Group Policy Administrator 4.5

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Prerequisites for Group Policy Administrator

To begin working with Group Policy Administrator, you must have the following:

  • A comfortable working knowledge of the Microsoft Windows 2000 Server or Advanced Server operating system and Active Directory.
  • Active Directory set up for one or more Microsoft Windows 2000 or Microsoft Windows Server 2003 domains.

Management Console Requirements

The following are the hardware, software, and network requirements for the management console.

Element

Minimum Requirements

CPU

Pentium 4, 500MHz

RAM

256MB

Drive space

100MB

Operating system

One of the following operating systems:

  • Microsoft Windows 2000 Professional or Server with SP3 on an NTFS partition
  • Microsoft Windows XP Professional with SP1 on an NTFS partition
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003 on an NTFS partition

Other software

MSDE 2000 or SQL Server 2000 SP3 or later

Network protocol

NetBIOS over TCP/IP

 

Repository Server Requirements

The following are the hardware, software, and network requirements for the repository server:

Element

Minimum Requirements

CPU

Pentium 4, 1GHz

RAM

512MB

Drive space

100MB for product
1GB for database (able to expand to 5GB)

Operating system

One of the following operating systems:

  • Microsoft Windows 2000 Server SP3 or later
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003

Other software

  • Microsoft SQL Server 2000 Standard or Enterprise edition
  • Microsoft IIS version 5.0 or later

Domain setup

The computer hosting the repository database should be a combination Server and Workstation that belongs to an Active Directory domain.



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For more information regarding the server functions in NetIQ Group Policy Administrator 4.0 and 4.5, see NETIQKB44059.

Additional Information

Formerly known as NETIQKB38126

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