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Citrix Hypervisor

You can deploy the Sophos Firewall virtual appliance on Citrix Hypervisor.


  • Install Citrix Hypervisor in your network.
  • Install the XenCenter application on a management device to manage Citrix Hypervisor.

For instructions, see Install Citrix Hypervisor and XenCenter.

Hardware Specification
vCPU 1
vRAM 4 GB minimum
vNIC 2
Primary disk 16 GB minimum
Report disk 80 GB minimum

If you don't meet the minimum requirements, Sophos Firewall goes into fail-safe mode.


Configure the vCPU and vRAM based on the purchased license. Don't exceed the maximum number of vCPUs specified in the license.