Hardware Requirements

This table outlines hardware and software requirements for the SUSE Manager Server and Proxy, on x86_64 and IBM Power PC architecture.

For IBM Z hardware requirements, see installation:install-ibmz.adoc.

For SUSE Manager for Retail hardware requirements, see retail:retail-requirements.adoc.

Server Hardware Requirements

Table 1. Server Hardware Requirements for x86_64 Architecture
Hardware Recommended

CPU

Minimum 4 dedicated 64-bit CPU cores

RAM:

Test Server Minimum 8 GB

Base Installation Minimum 16 GB

Production Server Minimum 32 GB

Disk Space:

/ (root) Minimum 24 GB

/var/lib/pgsql Minimum 50 GB

/var/spacewalk Minimum 50 GB per SUSE product and 360 GB per Red Hat product

Swap space:

3 GB

Table 2. Server Hardware Requirements for IBM POWER8 or POWER9 Architecture
Hardware Recommended

CPU

Minimum 4 dedicated cores

RAM:

Test Server Minimum 8 GB

Base Installation Minimum 16 GB

Production Server Minimum 32 GB

Disk Space:

/ Minimum 100 GB

/var/lib/pgsql Minimum 50 GB

/var/spacewalk Minimum 50 GB per SUSE product and 360 GB per Red Hat product

Swap space:

3 GB

Proxy Hardware Requirements

Table 3. Proxy Hardware Requirements
Hardware Recommended

CPU

Minimum 2 dedicated 64-bit CPU cores

RAM:

Test Server Minimum 2 GB

Production Server Minimum 8 GB

Disk Space:

/ (root) Minimum 24 GB

/srv Minimum 100 GB

/var/cache (Squid) Minimum 100 GB