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    PSM Server Requirements

    The following tables list the recommended minimum software and typical hardware requirements for a PSM server.

    The PSM server supports a maximum of 10 clients (any combination of PSM clients and proNX Service Manager Dashboard clients).

    Software Requirements

    Table 1: PSM Server Software Requirements


    Minimum Requirement

    Operating system

    Red Hat (CentOS) Linux, 64-bit, RHEL/CentOS 6 (6.3 or later), or RHEL/CentOS 7 (7.1 or later)

    Juniper Networks provides a setup script to help configure the OS and the installed packages to support the PSM server application. This script is included in the PSM ISO image.

    Java Development Kit

    JDK Version 7 latest update

    From the following link, download the JDK by clicking the JDK download button for the correct version in the Java Platform, Standard Edition table:

    Hardware Requirements

    PSM server hardware requirements depend on the number of clients, the number and type of network elements supported, and any special requirements imposed by enabled features (for example, historical PMs). Table 2 shows the specifications that all PSM servers must have. Table 3 shows the typical PSM server configurations.

    Table 2: PSM Server Mandatory Specifications




    Intel 64-bit


    DDR3, 1066MHz or faster

    Hard Disk

    SAS, 7k or faster

    Network Interface Cards

    Dedicated 1GbE PCIe Cards (Intel preferred) + 1GbE port on motherboard


    1 x hardware-based RAID 1 card with a battery-backed write cache

    Integrated Lights Out Management

    1 x dedicated IPMI 2.0 compatible BMC

    Media Installation

    1 x DVD +/- RW Drive

    Table 3: PSM Server Typical Configurations

    Number of cores

    Amount of RAM

    Hard disk capacity

    Ethernet (PCIe)



    2 x 1TB

    2 x 10/100/1000 Ethernet



    4 x 1TB

    2 x 10/100/1000 Ethernet



    8 x 1TB

    4 x 10/100/1000 Ethernet



    16 x 1TB

    4 x 10/100/1000 Ethernet

    In general, any server that is sized to meet your requirements can be used. Contact your Juniper Networks representative to confirm the server hardware requirements that will satisfy your particular needs.

    Network Element Limitations

    The BTI7800 Series network element can be managed by a maximum of two PSM servers only.

    Modified: 2016-12-11