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Last update: 2021-10-15

Nutanix Prism

You can install the Sophos Firewall virtual appliance on the Nutanix Prism platform.

The first version validated with Nutanix AHV is Sophos Firewall 18.0 MR1.

Prerequisites

The AHV cluster must be running the below AOS (Acropolis), AHV, and Prism Central (PC) versions:

  • AOS version: 5.15.x and later LTS release
  • AHV version: AHV version bundled with AOS
  • PC version: 5.15.x compatible with AOS version
  • Nutanix AHV cluster registered to PC
  • Partner VA version: Latest GA (LTS) release
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 for new installations of SFOS 18.0, or if you're migrating from an earlier version, Sophos Firewall goes into fail-safe mode.

Caution

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

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