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Hardware configuration when EMS and SQL Server run on different machines with no FortiGate connected

The following table shows the configurations when EMS and SQL Server run on different Windows Server machines with no FortiGate connected:

Number of managed endpoints

EMS server machine

SQL server machine

Suggested keep alive interval

Number of virtual CPUs Memory (RAM) (in GB)

Number of virtual CPUs

Memory (RAM) (in GB)

10000 to 20000 6 4 6 12 120 seconds
20000 to 30000 8 6 8 16 120 seconds
30000 to 40000 10 8 10 20 120 seconds
40000 to 50000 12 10 10 24 120 seconds
50000 to 75000 16 12 14 28 120 seconds
75000 to 150000 20 14 20 36 180 seconds
150000 to 250000 32 26 34 60 240 seconds

The following table shows the configurations when EMS and SQL Server run on different Windows Server machines with no FortiGate connected:

Number of managed endpoints

EMS server machine

SQL server machine

Suggested keep alive interval

Number of virtual CPUs Memory (RAM) (in GB)

Number of virtual CPUs

Memory (RAM) (in GB)

10000 to 20000 6 4 6 12 120 seconds
20000 to 30000 8 6 8 16 120 seconds
30000 to 40000 10 8 10 20 120 seconds
40000 to 50000 12 10 10 24 120 seconds
50000 to 75000 16 12 14 28 120 seconds
75000 to 150000 20 14 20 36 180 seconds
150000 to 250000 32 26 34 60 240 seconds