CA Spectrum

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Recent version(s)
VersionProduct nameCode NameRelease dateSupported until
9.1.3.H16CA SpectrumJan. 13, 2012Feb. 10, 2013 (Except 9.1 Japanese)
J 9.1.0.H02CA SpectrumFeb. 28, 2012
9.2.3 H12CA Spectrum Infrastructure ManagerNov. 4, 2013Apr. 1, 2015
9.3CA SpectrumMeadowlandsOct. 1, 2013
9.3 H01CA SpectrumFeb. 14, 2014
9.4.0CA SpectrumDelmarJul. 17, 2014
9.3 H02CA SpectrumNovember, 2014
9.3 H03CA SpectrumFebruary, 2015
10.0CA SpectrumChurchillPlanned for 2015

You can verify the current Spectrum installation patch level in the $SPECROOT/Install-Tools/.history file.

Legend:      Old version                Older version, still supported        Latest version            Future release

Information on future releases is provided for informational purposes only and does not reflect any commitment by CA and as such is subject to change at any time.

For older versions, go to Spectrum History

 

 

 

 

 

 

Description

CA Spectrum provides real-time network modeling, alarming, fault management, and root cause analysis.


 

Hardware Requirements

 

These requirements are based on the information for Spectrum 9.4:

 

ComponentPlatformSpectroSERVER OnlyOneClick OnlySpectroSERVER and OneClick
Memory (RAM)Windows, Solaris, and Linux4 GB Minimum

8 GB Recommended

2 GB Minimum

4 GB Recommended

4 GB Minimum

8 GB Recommended

ProcessorWindows and Linux2+ Ghz dual processor2+ Ghz dual processor2.5+ Ghz dual processor
SolarisNon Intel-based processorNon Intel-based processorNon Intel-based processor
Disk^°Windows, Solaris, and Linux2 separate drives
SCSI 10,000 RPM

2 separate drives

SCSI 10,000 RPM

2 separate drives

SCSI 10,000 RPM

^ Disk Drives: For optimum performance, run CA Spectrum on systems with at least two ultra-wide, 10,000 RPM, SCSI disk drives. Disk1 = OS + swap space/virtual memory. Disk2 = all SpectroSERVER/OneClick components.

° Swap/Virtual Memory: Set the amount of swap space/virtual memory to either twice the amount of physical memory, or 4 GB, whichever value is lower.

Supported Operating Systems

The following table summarizes CA Spectrum support for various operating systems based on the information for Spectrum 9.4:

 

Operating SystemSpectro SERVEROneClick ServerOneClick ClientCABI Version*

Windows Server 2008 SP2 (32-bit and 64-bit)

YesYes

Yes (32-bit or 64-bit JRE)

r3.3 and r3.3 SP1

Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1 (64-bit)

YesYesYes (32-bit or 64-bit JRE)r3.3 and r3.3 SP1
Windows Server 2012YesYesYes (32-bit or 64-bit JRE)No

Windows Vista (32-bit and 64-bit)

NoNoYes (32-bit or 64-bit JRE)No

Windows 7 (32-bit and 64-bit)

NoNoYes (32-bit or 64-bit JRE)No

Windows 8(32-bit and 64-bit)

NoNoYes (32-bit or 64-bit JRE)No

Red Hat® Enterprise Linux® 5.x (32-bit and 64-bit)

YesYesYes (32-bit or 64-bit JRE)r3.3 and r3.3 SP1

Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.x (32-bit and 64-bit)

YesYesYes (32-bit or 64-bit JRE)r3.3 and r3.3 SP1
Solaris 10YesYesYes (32-bit or 64-bit JRE)r3.3 and r3.3 SP1
Solaris 11YesYesYes (32-bit or 64-bit JRE)Not Supported

* Report Manager uses CABI r3.3 as the report delivery engine.

 

More details about operating system and software requirements can be found in the Spectrum Installation Guide.

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