Requirements for the Alert Logic Remote Collector

The following describes the basic requirements to install a remote collector:

Components System Requirements
CPU 2 cores
Disk space 10 GB minimum
Supported Operating Systems Windows and Linux
Log collection support Syslog only via port 1515
Encryption TLS Standard (SSL): 2048-bit key encryption, 256-bit AES bulk encryption
Log collection frequency Every five minutes (minimum)- logs collected and sent to Alert Logic Cloud
Host permissions LocalSystem account has all the requisite permissions by default

Firewall rules

For more information on firewall rules for remote collectors, see United States Firewall Rules or United Kingdom and European Union Firewall Rules.

Installation and downloads

For installation directions and links to the remote collector downloads, see Install the Remote Collector for Linux or Install the Remote Collector for Windows.