Checking requirements

You must be familiar with VMware, Xenserver, Microsoft Hyper-V or Linux KVM virtual environments in order to deploy virtual Stormshield firewalls.

The table below shows the technical requirements for the hypervisor. The Number of interfaces column in the table represents the number of interfaces connected to the virtual machine.

  Version of the hypervisor Number of interfaces
VMware ESX/ESXi Version 6.5 and 6.7 Min. 1 interface
Max. 10 interfaces
Citrix Xen Server Version 7.6 Min. 1 interface
Max. 7 interfaces
Microsoft Hyper-V Windows Server 2012 R2 and 2019 Min. 1 interface
Max. 8 interfaces
Linux KVM Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.4 Min. 1 interface
Max: depends on the Linux vendor chosen

Virtual machines must be able to access the Internet in HTTPS (port 443).