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Nutanix Prism

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


The prerequisites are as follows:

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

    • AOS version: 6.5.x and later LTS release
    • AHV version: AHV version bundled with AOS
    • PC version: PC versions compatible with the AOS version
    • Nutanix AHV cluster registered to PC
    • Partner VA version: Latest GA (LTS) release

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.