Documentation forKiwi CatTools

Kiwi CatTools 3.12.2 System Requirements

Updated: August 23, 2022

SolarWinds strongly recommends that you install Kiwi CatTools on a server that is neither public, nor internet-facing. To learn about best practices for configuring your Kiwi CatTools installation securely, see Best practices to secure SolarWinds products.

Before you install Kiwi CatTools, verify that your server meets the following minimum hardware and software requirements, and that the required ports are open.

Hardware and software requirements

Hardware and Software Requirements
Operating System
  • Windows Server 2019
  • Windows Server 2016
  • Windows Server 2012 R2
  • Windows 8.1
  • Windows 10
Hard drive space 20 MB
CPU 1.2 GHz
RAM 256 MB
.NET Framework Microsoft .NET Framework 4.8

Port Requirements

Kiwi CatTools 3.12.2 uses the following ports.

Port Protocol Service Direction Description
22 TCP / UDP SSH Server Bidirectional SSH port for CatTools to transfer configs
23 Telnet Telnet Server Outbound Telnet port for CatTools to transfer configs
25 TCP SMTP Service Outbound SMTP email port that CatTools uses for alerting
514 UDP/TCP Syslog Service Outbound Sends log messages to a syslog server
161 UDP Kiwi Trap Service Outbound Sending SNMP traps to a trap receiver
69 UDP TFTP Server Bidirectional TFTP port for CatTools to transfer config-files
4400 TCP Kiwi CatTools Service Bidirectional Internal communication between the CatTools service and CatTools Manager.