The Lighthouse 5 architecture is designed to support very large deployments, with thousands of nodes (console servers).
What do I have to configure in a virtual machine to host Lighthouse 5?
To host Lighthouse, the VM needs to be configured to support:
- 10GB SCSI disk
- 1 x network interface card (Realtek rtl8139 or Intel e1000), bridged
- VGA console for initial setup
- To dimension CPU and RAM resources, follow the guidelines below
CPU & RAM
CPU and RAM utilization increase with the number of enrolled nodes.
For small deployments (less than 100 nodes), allocate:
- 2 x 64-bit CPU cores
- 4GB RAM
For large deployments (between 100 and 1000 nodes), allocate:
- 4 x 64-bit CPU cores
- 16GB RAM
For very large deployments (more than 1000 nodes), allocate:
- 8 x 64-bit CPU cores
- 32GB RAM
For large and very large deployments, please get in touch for guidance on your deployment options, including low and zero-touch enrollment.
The performance and limitations is dependent on network deployment.