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  • Nexpose: System Requirements

    Officially Supported Systems

    Minimum Hardware

    • 2 GHz+ processor (Dual-core processor recommended)
    • 8 GB RAM (16 GB recommended)
    • 80 GB+ available disk space (10 GB for Community Edition)
    • 10 GB+ available disk space for Scan engines
    • English operating system with English/United States regional settings
    • 100 Mbps network interface card (1 Gbps NIC recommended)


    • Google Chrome (latest) (RECOMMENDED)
    • Mozilla Firefox (latest)
    • Mozilla Firefox ESR (latest)
    • Microsoft Internet Explorer 11

    Operating Systems

    64-bit versions of the following platforms are supported.

    • Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus)
    • Ubuntu Linux 14.04 LTS (RECOMMENDED)
    • Ubuntu Linux 12.04 LTS (RECOMMENDED)
    • Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2
    • Microsoft Windows Server 2012 R2
    • Microsoft Windows 8.1
    • Microsoft Windows 7 SP1+
    • Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server 7.0 - 7.1
    • Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server 6.5 - 6.x
    • Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server 5.10 or later*

    *View more information on Rapid7's end of life policy.

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