This article provides installation requirements and interoperability data for Nexus Hybrid Access Gateway.

Nexus Hybrid Access Gateway comes as a virtual appliance and boasts simplified administration with easier deployments, upgrades and maintenance. 

This article contains requirements and interoperability details for the setup and the different parts of Hybrid Access Gateway.

Requirements


Virtualization platformBasic setup

Recommended setup for

production environment

VMware *

VMware Virtual InfrastructureESX/ESXi 3.5 or newerESXi 5.0
Memory available3 GB4 GB
CPU2 GHz CPU2 x 2 GHz CPUs
Disk size12 GB12 GB
Microsoft Hyper-V **

Microsoft Hyper-V Server 2012 R22012 R2
Memory available3 GB4 GB
CPU2 GHz CPU2 x 2 GHz CPUs
Disk size12 GB12 GB


* For proof of concept and testing VMware Fusion, VMware Workstation/Server or VirtualBox can be used.

** For proof of concept and testing Hyper-V running on desktops can be used.


Hybrid Access Gateway stores its user representation in a database, the appliance comes with a built-in database (PostgreSQL). That means there are no requirements for external databases to get started. To read more about external database, see Database service.

The following databases has been explicitly verified:

  • MS SQL Server 2012 and later
  • MySQL 5.7 and later 
  • Oracle 12c Release 2 (12.2.0.1.0) and Oracle 11g Release 2 (11.2)
  • PostgreSQL 9.1 and later


Hybrid Access Gateway can link to existing users stored in a directory (LDAP). The virtual appliance is fully LDAP v3 compliant for connecting to these user storages.

The following directories has been explicitly verified:

  • Microsoft Active Directory 2003 or later 
  • Novell eDirectory 
  • OpenLDAP 
  • Sun Java system Directory Server 
  • Oracle Internet Directory (tested for authentication) 
  • Tivoli Directory Server (tested for authentication) 
  • IBM RACF LDAP (tested for authentication)


To use stronger crypto functions the Unlimited Strength Jurisdiction Policy Files need to be downloaded manually and the old ones replaced.

Make sure to have the same rights on the new files as the old ones.

Interoperability data

The following browsers are supported for the portal, administrator, federation, and web authentication:

  • Windows 
    • Chrome 13+ 
    • Firefox 6+ 
    • Internet Explorer 9+ 
    • Microsoft Edge 
    • Opera 12+ 
  • Mac OS X 
    • Safari 5.1+ 
    • Chrome 38+ 
    • Firefox 6+ 
    • Opera 10+ 
  • Linux 
    • Chrome 48+
    • Firefox 31+ 
  • iOS 
    • Safari 6.0+ 
    • Chrome 19+ 
  • Android 
    • Chrome 51+


The following operating systems are supported for TruID:

  • Windows XP 
  • Windows Vista 
  • Windows 7 
  • Windows 8 
  • Windows 10 
  • iOS 7+ 
  • Android 2.1+ 
  • Blackberry 10+ 
  • MIDP 2.1


Operating systems

The following operating systems are supported for the Access client:

  • Windows 7 
  • Windows 8 
  • Windows 10
  • Windows 2012 Server 64 bit

  • Windows 2008 server 64 bit

  • Mac OS X 10.11 and higher

Browsers

The following browsers are supported for the access client:

  • Internet Explorer 10+ 
  • Edge 25+ 
  • Chrome 45+ 
  • Firefox 40+


This section contains details on the AccessNow compatibility for server client and target system.

Supported target server OS

  • Windows 2k3 
  • Windows 2k8 
  • Windows 2k12

Supported target client OS

  • Windows XP 
  • Windows 7 
  • Windows 8 
  • Windows 10 
  • Windows 2k3 
  • Windows 2k8 
  • Windows 2k12

Supported client browsers

  • Windows XP, 7, 8 and 10 
    • Chrome 13+ 
    • Firefox 6+ 
    • Internet Explorer 10+ 
    • Opera 10+ 
  • iOS 
    • Safari 6.0+ 
    • Chrome 19+ 
  • Android 
    • Chrome 18+


This article is valid for Hybrid Access Gateway 5.13

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