CMX – Installation / Configuration

Hardware Guidelines

The following table lists the hardware guidelines for the Cisco MSE virtual appliance. I have installed to a VM with higher specifications than the High End Appliance and it appears that all extra vCPU are used, haven’t done any benchmarking as to if it improves it. 
Hardware Platform Basic Appliance Standard Appliance High-End Appliance
CPU 8 vCPU (2.4 GHz core) 16 vCPU (2.4 GHz core) 20 vCPU (2.4 GHz core)
RAM 24 GB 48 GB 64 GB 1
HDD 500 GB 500 GB 1 TB

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