Hardware and software requirements for the source server

This topic lists the hardware and software requirements for the Linux Scripting ToolkitServerGuide Scripting Toolkit, Linux Edition source server.

Hardware requirements

To act as a source server, the Linux Scripting Toolkit requires a PC-compatible computer with the following attributes:
  • 512 MB of memory
  • Sufficient disk space to store operating system files, applications, updates, and configuration files

The Linux Scripting Toolkit also requires that the target server for the deployment have at least 1 GB of memory.

Software requirements

The Linux Scripting Toolkit source server requires the following software:
  • One of the following operating systems:
    • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11
    • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 SP2 or later
    • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 U2 or higher
    • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 U1 or higher
  • Media creation software to copy the created ISO images to disc
  • Application software:
    • Net File Share
    • Firefox 2.00.14 or higher
  • Linux software packages:
    • Python 2.4.2 or higher
    • Python-xml 2.4.2 or higher (for SUSE Linux)
    • NFS-utils 1.0 or higher