2.2. Stand-Alone Database Requirements

The Stand-Alone Database version of Red Hat Network Satellite requires certain hardware considerations. This section specifies these hardware requirements when installing a Red Hat Network Satellite server and connecting to an external database.

2.2.1. x86_64 Hardware Requirements for Stand-Alone Database Installations

The following table shows the required and recommended hardware configurations on the x86_64 platform for a Satellite server using a Stand-Alone Database:

Table 2.1. Stand-Alone Database Satellite Hardware Requirements

Required Recommended
Intel Core processor, 2.4GHz, 512K cache or equivalent Intel multi-core processor, 2.4GHz dual processor, 512K cache or equivalent
2 GB of memory 8 GB of memory
5 GB storage for base install of Red Hat Enterprise Linux At least 30 GB storage per software channel (including Base and child channels), in /var/satellite/, configurable at install
An external SAN for more reliable backups