You must install each Audit Vault Server and each Database Firewall onto its own dedicated x86 64-bit server (or Oracle VM 3.x). Your hardware must be compatible with Oracle Linux, Release 5 Update 10.
Important:Do not install an Audit Vault Server or Database Firewall on a server (or Oracle VM) that is used for other activities, because the installation process formats the server, deleting any existing data and operating systems.
1 NIC for the Audit Vault Server
At least 1 NIC for a Database Firewall operating as a proxy
At least 2 NICs for a Database Firewall in DAM Mode (monitoring only)
At least 3 NICs for a Database Firewall in DPE Mode (monitoring and blocking. If you install the Database Firewall with fewer than 3 NICs, then you must add more NICs to make the Database Firewall DPE mode possible.
For information on Database Firewall modes and proxy configuration, see Oracle Audit Vault and Database Firewall Administrator's Guide.
AVCLI command line utility that the Audit Vault Server administrator uses and the
avpack utility (which is part of the software development kit) require Java SE version 6 or 7.
Mozilla Firefox 14 or later
Microsoft Internet Explorer 8.0 or later
Google Chrome 21 or later
Apple Safari 5.0 or later
The following is required to view charts and interactive reports in the GUI:
Host Monitor enables the Database Firewall to directly monitor SQL traffic in a database. Before deploying the host monitor, ensure that the computer on which the host monitor is to run has the required libraries. See Oracle Audit Vault and Database Firewall Administrator's Guide for host monitoring instructions and prerequisites.