DESCRIPTION: HW Platforms for SonicWall WXA 500 Live CD
SonicWall provides a list of supported platforms for LiveCD installation.
Please order & use one of the following recommended platforms:
A. Recommended platforms for WXA 1.1 & 1.2
The following platform(s) have been fully tested with WXA 1.1 & 1.2 in order to validate their compatibility with Live CD software
OptiPlex 3010 (CPU i5-3470)
Inspiron 660s (CPU core i3-2130)
Vostro 270s (CPU G645)
B. Recommended platforms for WXA 1.1
Following platform was validated with WXA 1.1 LiveCD
Vostro 260 slim tower (CPU G630)
C. Tested platforms to verify compatibility with WXA 1.1
Following platforms have gone through limited sets of LiveCD tests (including installation).
Lenovo ThinkCentre Edge 71 Model 1578-E1G
IBM X Series 306
Question: What is the minimum hardware requirement for LiveCD installation? Answer: As below:
Minimum CPU: Pentium 4 or higher
External Storage: CD/DVD Rom Bay
Allocated Memory: Minimum of 2 GB RAM
Allocated Storage: Minimum of 80 GB Hard Disk
Storage Controller: SATA Controller with Support for IDE Emulation
Additional Requirements: Monitor/Keyborad
Question: Does LiveCD install only on above platforms?
Answer: NO, WXA LiveCD may install and operate on a wide range of HW platforms provided by various vendors. However please note the above platforms in sections (A) & (B) are officially tested & validated by SonicWall engineering team.
Question: What happens when LiveCD installation fails on a platform that not listed above?
Answer: In such cases a customer case is opened and engineering team will look into the issue when possible. For fastest result, please use a HW from the recommended list (A) or (B) above in order to eliminate all doubts.