NethServer Hardware Requirements

Applies to:

  • NethServer 6
  • NethServer 7
  • CPU Architecture: 64-bit (x86_64)
  • Memory: 1 GB
  • Disk Space:
    • NethServer 6.x: 8 GB
    • NethServer 7.x: 10 GB
  • Network interface (at least one)
  • An optical drive (i.e. CD-ROM, DVD-ROM) or an USB Stick, for physical server installs.

NethServer is compatible with any hardware certified by Red Hat® Enterprise Linux® (RHEL®), listed on

Although NethServer can run on non-certified hardware, it is not granted.

On systems with more than one hard drive, NethServer can use software RAID technology to provide data integrity in case of disk failure.

If you plan to use the RAID functions provided by your computer's motherboard or attached controller cards, configure them before you begin the installation process. Each active RAID array will appear as one drive within NethServer.

  • UEFI Specification 2.0 or later are supported.
  • Secure Boot technology is supported in NethServer 7 and above. Earlier versions do not support Secure Boot.

In order to install NethServer 6.x on UEFI based systems make sure Secure Boot is disabled.

  • userguide/hardware_requirements.txt
  • Last modified: 2020/11/20 21:19
  • by Marc