for installing Engineer's Toolset for Desktop 2023.3
Release date: July 25, 2023
SolarWinds strongly recommends that you install Engineer's Toolset on a server that is protected from unauthorized access by the public. If your use of Engineer's Toolset does not need to be public or internet-facing, install it on a server that is neither public, nor internet-facing. To learn about best practices for configuring your Engineer's Toolset installation securely, see Best practices to secure SolarWinds Products.
Engineer's Toolset for Desktop has some base requirements that need to be met for full working operation.
System requirements for Engineer's Toolset for Desktop
The following table lists the hardware and software system requirements for your SolarWinds Engineer's Toolset for Desktop installation.
To see system requirements for Engineer's Toolset for the Web, click here.
|Hard drive space||3 GB|
|.NET Framework||3.5 SP1 and 4.0|
for Engineer's Toolset for Desktop
Review and open ports for Engineer's Toolset for Desktop to support communication for various tools in the set.
Inbound / Outbound
Use port 7 to generate traffic going both ways. When data is sent to port 7 (echo), all traffic that is received by the target device will be sent back to WAN Killer. This will generate a load in both directions.
|Outbound||Use port 9 (discard) to generate one-way traffic. Port 9 discards all data when received.|
|514||UDP||Syslog Server||Inbound||Allows you to listen for incoming Syslog messages.|
|17779||HTTP||SolarWinds Toolset Integration||Inbound to the SolarWinds Platform server||SolarWinds Toolset Integration over HTTP.|
|HTTPS||SolarWinds Toolset Integration||Inbound to the SolarWinds Platform server||SolarWinds Toolset Integration over HTTPS.|