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Citrix Hypervisor

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


The prerequisites are as follows:

  • You must have Citrix Hypervisor installed in your network.
  • You must install the XenCenter application on a management device to manage Citrix Hypervisor.

For instructions, see Install Citrix Hypervisor and XenCenter.

System requirements

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

The system requirements are as follows:

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


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