Fortinet black logo

EMS Administration Guide

Hardware configuration when EMS and SQL Server run on same machine with no FortiGate connected:

The following table shows the configurations when EMS and SQL Server are running on the same Windows Server machine with no FortiGate connected:

Number of managed endpoints Number of virtual CPUs Memory (RAM) (in GB) Suggested keep alive interval
Up to 5000 6 8 Default (60 seconds)
5000 to 10000 8 12 Default (60 seconds)
10000 to 20000 12 14 120 seconds
20000 to 30000 16 18 120 seconds
30000 to 40000 18 20 120 seconds
40000 to 50000 20 22 120 seconds

The following table shows the configurations when EMS and SQL Server are running on the same Windows Server machine with no FortiGate connected:

Number of managed endpoints Number of virtual CPUs Memory (RAM) (in GB) Suggested keep alive interval
Up to 5000 6 8 Default (60 seconds)
5000 to 10000 8 12 Default (60 seconds)
10000 to 20000 12 14 120 seconds
20000 to 30000 16 18 120 seconds
30000 to 40000 18 20 120 seconds
40000 to 50000 20 22 120 seconds