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Auvik system requirements


Auvik is a software-as-a-service (SaaS) application. Most of Auvik runs in the cloud, but to access and communicate with your environment, we use a collector that runs on your client’s network. The collector is available through an OVA installation, bash installation, or as a lightweight Windows service.

Supported browsers and operating systems

  • Browser - Internet Explorer 11 or higher, Microsoft Edge, Chrome, Firefox, or Safari
  • Operating system - Windows 7 or higher, Mac OS X
  • Minimum screen resolution of 1280 x 720 will provide the best viewing experience.

NOTE: As of March 31, 2016, Auvik no longer supports Internet Explorer 10. Although the Auvik application will continue to function in IE10, no further fixes specific to IE10 interaction with Auvik will be provided.

RECOMMENDATION: We’re actively working on performance enhancements but there are known performance issues with Internet Explorer 11. We highly recommend using a Microsoft Edge, Chrome, or Firefox browser instead.

Auvik collector requirements


Available installation options for the Auvik collector can be found here. Note: The Auvik collector requires a minimum of one virtual CPU, 2GB of RAM, and 8GB of disk space.

Desktop virtualization platforms such as Oracle VirtualBox, VMware Fusion, or VMware Workstation are fine for quick use, but aren’t recommended or supported for enterprise implementations.

Virtualization Platforms

Host Operating Systems

Commercial cloud* (e.g., Amazon AWS EC2, Microsoft Azure)

* Supported for bash script installation only


Microsoft Hyper-V*

* Supported for bash script installation only

Windows Server

Citrix Xen*

* Supported for bash script installation only


VMware ESX / ESXi 5.5+ (Download here)

NA (barebones hypervisor)

Windows service

Available installation options for the Auvik collector can be found here.

The Auvik Windows service can be installed on any Microsoft Windows desktop running Windows 7 or higher, or any server running Windows Server 2008 or higher.

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