This page outlines the software requirements and other prerequisites before you run the Active Console.
Active Console is a standalone Java and C++ application. It uses its own
JRE included on the binary package, which means that any Java versions can be used on the operating system.
Check that the Active Console can connect to the Gateway machines and port where the Gateway data is accessible.
Caution: Beginning Geneos version 5.0.0, this component is only compatible with other Geneos components that are version 3.6.0 or higher. For more information, see the Geneos 5.x Compatibility Matrix.
The following minimum requirements must be met:
|Operating system (OS)||
To view the list of supported operating systems, see Operating system support in Geneos 5.x Compatibility Matrix.
Note: Active Console on is only available as a technology preview with limited support. It will become fully supported in a future release.
|Central processing unit (CPU)||Multi-core|
|Memory||4 GB for 64-bit system|
|Network||One network card (100 Mbps)|
The Active Console does not support cross-platform functions and operations. Importing components, such as dashboards, workspaces, list view settings, customised dataviews, and dockables, from one supported platform to another, may be successful at first. However, the import is not expected to work properly.
Enforcing mode, it may deny certain functions on Geneos depending on the implemented configurations and policies.
To see which functions
/var/log/audit.log, where the log type entry is
type=AVC. The audit log provides the details of any denied access. For example, denied connection to the TCP port.
If you experience issues related to this mode, you may opt to disable, or create policy modules to grant the required access. Please contact your administrator or security team for assistance.
The Active Console supports the following databases:
To view the list of supported versions, see Database support in Geneos 5.x Compatibility Matrix.