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GMS Capacity Planning Tool

Capacity Planning process is critical to building a successful GMS deployment. This tool should be used at the time of planning for a brand new GMS 8.4 (and above versions), manage existing GMS 8.3 and above deployments, and when you are planning to upgrade from GMS 7.x to a current GMS version.

Current Setup

What is your estimated syslog count?

Mil/Day

How many months of data rentention do you require?

Months

How many backups do you need to keep?

Backups

Do you run more than 10 monthly scheduled reports?

Yes / No

What is your current server performance?

High End
Mid Range
Entry Level
Recommendation

SonicWall GMS Recommended Deployment:

Estimated disk space required for data (per agent):

GB(s)

Estimated disk space required for cache (per agent):

GB(s)

Estimated total disk space (DB + backup) required (per agent):

GB(s)

Note:  For Virtual Appliances, please expand the volume based on the size recomendation from "Estimated total disk space"

This tool is to be used exclusively for general guideline and informational purposes only. Actual network conditions may impact the overall performance of the GMS application requiring further configuration and adjustment. Please Contact SonicWall for further assistance.

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Calculating Estimated Syslog Count

Mode:

Users
Appliances

Number of Total Users:

Hours Browsing / User / Day: