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Technical Specifications

Specifications for deployment

File Reporter inventories network file systems and delivers the detailed file storage intelligence you need to optimize and secure your network for efficiency and compliance.

For detailed information, see the File Reporter support technical information page.


Database

File Reporter uses a Microsoft SQL Server database or a PostgreSQL database as the back-end data store.

Microsoft SQL Server Database

  • Microsoft SQL Server

PostgreSQL Database

  • PostgreSQL (delivered with File Reporter)

Windows

Supported operating systems on machines with a 64-bit multi-core processor, hosting the SQL Server database or the PostgreSQL database:

  • Microsoft Windows Server
  • Microsoft Windows workstation

Linux

Supported operating systems on machines with a 64-bit multi-core processor, hosting the PostgreSQL database:

  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
  • Open Enterprise Server

File Reporter Engine

Windows

Supported operating systems on machines with 64-bit multi-core processors:

  • Microsoft Windows Server
  • Microsoft Windows workstation

Identity Systems

  • Active Directory
  • NetIQ eDirectory (can support storage devices in NetIQ eDirectory and Active Directory)

File Reporter Agents

Windows

  • Microsoft Windows Server
  • Microsoft Windows workstation

Linux

  • Open Enterprise Server

Network Attached Storage Devices

In Active Directory network environments, File Reporter can report on the contents of Network Attached Storage (NAS) devices through a File Reporter Agent proxy assignment:

  • EMC Celerra
  • NetApp filer
  • EMC Isilon
  • Hitachi NAS Platform
  • Other NAS devices (untested)

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