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LiveNX Deployment
Deployment Options
LiveNX components can be deployed via the following methods: Virtual, Physical, and Cloud. The Virtual Deployment Specifications, as well as the Cisco and Multi-Vendor Device Support lists are provided below.
If you are interested in deploying LiveNX in a Physical, Cloud (Azure, AWS, & Google Cloud), Hyper-V, or KVM environment, please contact LiveAction sales ( for the specifications appropriate for those environments and your needs.
Virtual Deployment Specifications
The LiveNX Server is primarily deployed as a VMware OVA virtual appliance and is fully operational right out of the box. The server operating system runs on a Linux (Ubuntu) platform.
Server Platform Specifications
VMware ESXi v5.0 or higher - VMware Hardware Version 8 (vmx-8)
Network Hardware - At least two Physical NICS on ESXi
Support up to 10 Gbps
Virtual NICs on OVA are utilizing E1000
Proof of Concept (POC)
Small Deployment
Medium Deployment
Large Deployment
Physical Deployment
<= 25 devices or
<= 25 k flows/sec.
<= 100 devices or
<= 50 k flows/sec.
100 to 500 devices or
<= 100 k flows/sec.
500 to 1000 devices or
<= 150 k flows/sec.
Up to 1000 devices or
<= 500 k flows/sec.
Min. Requirements:
8 vCPU Xeon or i7
Max Heap Size 8 GB
500 GB Data Disk
Min. Requirements:
16 vCPU Xeon or i7
32 GB RAM*
Max Heap Size 16 GB
2 TB Data Disks
Min. Requirements:
16 vCPU Xeon or i7
64 GB RAM*
Max Heap Size 31 GB
4 TB Data Disks
Min. Requirements:
32 vCPU Xeon or i7
64 GB RAM*
Max Heap Size 31 GB
8 TB Data Disks
Min. Requirements:
64 vCPU Xeon Gold 5218
768 GB RAM
Max Heap Size 384 GB
32 TB Data Disks (16 TB usable with RAID 10)
Each LiveNX server/node supports up to 76 TB disk space. It is recommended to add each disk in 10 TB increments.
Server IOPS Recommendation LiveNX 8.0 - 1000 IOPS Read and 4500 IOPS Write.
*For Cisco SD-WAN environments, a Large Deployment with minimum of 256 GB RAM is required for the Virtual Appliance option.
Client Platform Specifications
Windows or macOS
4 Cores
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