Sun N1 System Manager 1.2 Site Preparation Guide

Management Server Considerations

Hard drive capacity and the number of provisionable servers to be managed are the primary considerations for your management server.

The following table provides sizing guidelines for the management server.

Table 2–5 Management Server Hardware Sizing Guidelines

Small scale deployment: 1 to 128 provisionable servers

 

Total number of processors 

1 or more single-core AMD Opteron processors 

1 or more 1x1 Ghz Ultra SPARC IIIi minimum 

 

Total memory 

4 Gbytes minimum 

 

Total file system space 

73 Gbytes minimum 

 

Media 

1 DVD ROM drive 

 

Qualified Models 

Sun Fire V20z, V40z, X2100, X4100, X4200, V210, V240, V440, and T1000 

 

Sample Configuration 

Sun Fire V20z Single Processor (single-core) Opteron processor, 4 GB RAM, 1x73 GB HDD, DVD ROM Drive 

Medium scale deployment: 129 to 256 provisionable servers

 

Total number of processors 

2 or more single-core AMD Opteron processors, or 1 or more dual-core AMD Opteron processors 

2 or more 1x1 Ghz Ultra SPARC IIIi minimum 

 

Total memory 

8 Gbytes minimum 

 

Total file system space 

146 Gbytes minimum 

 

Media 

1 DVD ROM drive 

 

Qualified Models 

Sun Fire V20z, V40z, X4100, X4200, V210, V240, V280, V440, and T2000 

 

Sample Configuration 

Sun Fire V40z Dual Processor (dual-core), 8 GB RAM, 1x146 GB HDD, DVD ROM Drive 

Large scale deployment: 257 to 512 provisionable servers

 

Total number of processors 

4 single-core AMD Opteron processors, or 2 or more dual-core AMD Opteron processors 

4 1x1 Ghz Ultra SPARC IIIi minimum 

 

Total memory 

16 Gbytes minimum 

 

Total file system space 

300 Gbytes minimum 

 

Media 

1 DVD ROM drive 

 

Qualified Models 

Sun Fire V20z, V40z, X4100, X4200, V440, and T2000 

 

Sample Configuration 

Sun Fire V40z Dual Processor (dual-core), 16 GB RAM, 1x300 GB HDD, DVD ROM Drive