Kiwi Syslog Server 9.7.2 system requirements
Release date: January 2021
Before you install Kiwi Syslog Server, verify that your server meets the minimum hardware and software requirements and that the required ports are open.
Hardware and software requirements for Kiwi Syslog Server
|Hardware or software||Requirement|
|CPU||1.2 GHz Dual Core processor|
|Hard drive space||350 MB|
|Web access||Microsoft SQL Server Compact (SQL CE), up to 4 GB of disk space|
.NET 3.5 should be installed in advance using Windows Server Manager > Local Server > Roles and Features. See Install .NET 3.5 on Windows Server 2019.
.NET 4.0 is required for Kiwi Syslog installations that do not include Kiwi Web Access.
.NET 4.8 is required for Kiwi Web Access 22.214.171.124.
On a 64-bit system, Kiwi Syslog Server runs in Windows-on-Windows 64-bit (WOW64) mode. WOW64 is a subsystem of the Windows operating system that is capable of running 32-bit applications. WOW64 is included on all Windows 64-bit versions. The maximum amount of RAM Kiwi Syslog Server can consume is 1.6 GB.
If you choose to integrate KSS with a SQL server, the following requirements apply.
Database software - Optional
Port requirements for Kiwi Syslog Server
|514 (default), plus one Ephemeral port||UDP||Kiwi Syslog Service||Inbound||Syslog messages listened for and received by the Syslog Server|
|1468 (default)||TCP||Kiwi Syslog Service||Inbound||Syslog messages listened for and received by the Syslog Server|
162 (default) for IPv4
163 (default) for IPv6
|Kiwi Syslog Service||Inbound||
Trap messages listened for and received by the Syslog Server
|6514 (default)||TCP||Kiwi Syslog Service||Inbound||Secure Syslog messages listened for and received by the Syslog Server|
|3300, plus one Ephemeral port||TCP||Kiwi Syslog Service||Bidirectional||Internal communication between the Syslog service and Syslog Manager|
|8088 (default)||TCP||Web Server||Inbound||Kiwi Web Access|
|25 (default)||TCP||SMTP Service||Outbound||SMTP email port that Syslog Server uses for alerting|