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NCS VM Minimum Server Requirements

Cisco's NCS Small Virtual Appliance Requirements as per below allow monitoring of up to 3000 access-points. We only need to monitor <400 Access-Points, 4 x WLC's and <25 autonomous access-points and I am wondering is anyone has deployed NCS on VM with less than the small virtual appliance requirements to monitor only a small number of AP's and WLCs?

Minimum server requirements for deploying NCS Virtual Appliances

Cisco Prime NCS Large Virtual Appliance:

• Up to 15,000 lightweight access points, 5000 autonomous access points, 1200 wireless LAN controllers, and 5000 switches or up to 5000 routers

• Minimum RAM: 16 GB

• Minimum hard disk space allocation: 400 GB

• Processors: 8 cores, at 2.93 GHz or better

Cisco Prime NCS Medium Virtual Appliance:

• Up to 7500 lightweight access points, 2500 autonomous access points, 600 wireless LAN controllers, and 2500 switches or up to 2500 routers

• Minimum RAM: 12 GB

• Minimum hard disk space allocation: 300 GB

• Processors: 4 cores, at 2.93 GHz or better

Cisco Prime NCS Small Virtual Appliance:

• Up to 3000 lightweight access points, 1000 autonomous access points, 240 wireless LAN controllers and switches or up to 1000 routers

• Minimum RAM: 8 GB

• Minimum hard disk space allocation: 200 GB

• Processors: 2 cores, at 2.93 GHz or better

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Re: NCS VM Minimum Server Requirements

Hello,

I am not sure about NCS but I have tried another Cisco product that can be purchased as an applicance or installed virtually. It had minimum requrements of RAM and desk space.

When I treid to install it on a virtual machine it complained about desk space. it could not be installed until I - virtually - assigned the needed minimum desk space to the virtual machine.
For the RAM however it did not complain although it was less than 1/4 of the minimum requirement listed in the document.

HTH

Amjad

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Re: NCS VM Minimum Server Requirements

You should make sure about minimum requirements. You should have your ESXi VMWARE installed on a machine meeting the minimum requirements.

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