Introduction

The topics below describe deployment requirements for gateways. Before installing a gateway, read the Instrumentation Reference for best practices.

Network requirements

Gateways have the following network connectivity requirements.

Outbound connectivity

Outbound connectivity
Port no. / ServiceGateway applianceWindows gatewayPurpose
TCP port 443YesConnect to OpsRamp using the public IP addresses.
DNSYesResolve address *.api.opsramp.com.

Inbound connectivity

Inbound connectivity
Port no.Gateway applianceWindows gatewayPurpose
TCP port 5480YesAccess the gateway web-based admin UI for administration.
TCP port 3128YesAccept connections from agents if agents are configured to connect to OpsRamp using the gateway embedded proxy.
TCP port 162YesYesSend SNMP traps to the gateway from network devices.
TCP port 154YesSend syslog messages to the gateway from network devices.

Server requirements

Gateway appliance

Capacity

Number of managed resourcesRequired server capacity
Up to 25 resources2 CPU cores, 2 GB RAM / 40 GB Disk / 1 NIC
Up to 100 resources4 CPU cores, 4 GB RAM / 40 GB Disk / 1 NIC
Up to 500 resources8 CPU cores, 8 GB RAM / 100 GB Disk / 1 NIC
Greater than 500 resources at a single siteDeploy multiple gateways

Operating System

A server running one of the following hypervisors:

  • VMware ESXi
  • Citrix XenServer
  • Microsoft Hyper-V
  • Kernel Virtual Machine(KVM)

Windows gateway

Capacity

Number of managed resourcesRequired server capacity
Up to 30 network resources and 500 Windows servers4 CPU cores, 4 GB RAM / 5 GB Disk / 1 NIC.

Operating System

A server running one of the following operating systems:

  • Windows 2012 R2 Standard (64-bit)
  • Windows 2016 Datacenter (64-bit)