Before You Begin
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Before you install DNIF, ensure that the following requirements are met

Operating System

  • Supports 64-bit 20.04 LTS version of Ubuntu.

Port Configurations

Origin Destination Port Description
Console hog.dnif.it 443/TCP Required for licensing and software updates
Core hog.dnif.it 443/TCP Required for licensing and software updates
Public DNIF Console 443/TCP Required for console access from browsers
Public Adapter, PICO 514/UDP, TCP Required for log forwarding to adapters and PICO over syslog
Public Adapter, PICO 7426/TCP Required for log forwarding from PICO to Adapters
Internal Internal All Ports Required for inter-component communication. Recommended that all components of the DNIF cluster excluding remote collection agents reside in the same subnet.
DN, AD, CO, PICO NTP Server 123/UDP or any other NTP server is used for clock sync between servers over packet-switched, variable-latency data networks.
DN, AD, CO, PICO SMTP Server 25/TCP, 465/TCP, 587/TCP, or any other Required local SMTP server to send out reports, alerts, and updates to the configured email address.
AD,DN,CO,PICO *.docker.com, *.docker.io 443/TCP Required to install docker packages and their dependencies.
AD,DN,CO,PICO raw.githubusercontent.com, *.github.com 443/TCP It helps to prepare the host operating system, installs the required dependencies, downloads container images and boots up fresh new containers.
PICO CO 1443/TCP Required to download connectors from Core
PICO CO 8086/TCP Required for onboarding of Pico
PICO CO 8765/TCP Required for connection check with Core
PICO Adapter, PICO 7426/TCP Required for log forwarding from PICO to Adapters

It is mandatory for PICO to have a VPN connectivity to Core private interface i.e. the CORE_IP mentioned while bringing up the component.

Hostname Resolution

The host names of all active DNIF components should resolve with each other.
You can use a hosts file or a domain name server to resolve hostnames and IP addresses on a DNIF deployment.

Clock sync with NTP

If you have an NTP Server configured already on your network, then configure its services accordingly on all DNIF active components.

Storage Mounts

DNIF is installed within /DNIF folder, to mount a SSD storage separately, then you have to create a /DNIF directory and mount your SSD storage on it.


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