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Increasing the memory of Deep Security Virtual Appliance (DSVA) before deployment

    • Updated:
    • 10 Sep 2015
    • Product/Version:
    • Deep Security 9.5
    • Deep Security 9.6
    • Platform:
    • CentOS 6 64-bit
Summary

By default, the memory of DSVA 9.5 and 9.6 is 2GB. This is insufficient if the DSVA is managing too many virtual machines. Learn how to increase the default memory to 4GB before deploying DSVA.

For more details about the required memory size, refer to the article Sizing recommendations for Deep Security Virtual Appliance (DSVA).

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To increase the memory size:

  1. Log in to Deep Security Manager web console.
  2. Navigate to Administration > Updates > Software > Local.
  3. Click Import to import the Deep Security Virtual Appliance package.
  4. After a successful import, log in to Deep Security Manager machine and go to the following folder:
    • For Windows: C:\Program Files\Trend Micro\Deep Security Manager\temp\Appliance-ESX-9.5.2-****.x86_64.
    • For Linux: /opt/dsm/temp/Appliance-ESX-9.5.2-****.x86_64"
  5. Open the dsva.ovf file and change the three (3) instances of "2048" to "4096" on the following section:

    <Item>
    <rasd:AllocationUnits>byte * 2^20</rasd:AllocationUnits>
    <rasd:Description>Memory Size</rasd:Description>
    <rasd:ElementName xmlns:rasd="http://schemas.dmtf.org/wbem/wscim/1/cim-schema/2/
    CIM_ResourceAllocationSettingData">2048 MB of memory</rasd:ElementName>
    <rasd:InstanceID xmlns:rasd="http://schemas.dmtf.org/wbem/wscim/1/cim-schema/2/CIM_ResourceAllocationSettingData">2</rasd:InstanceID>
    <rasd:Reservation>2048</rasd:Reservation>
    <rasd:ResourceType>4</rasd:ResourceType>
    <rasd:VirtualQuantity>2048</rasd:VirtualQuantity>
    </Item>

  6. Save the dsva.ovf file.
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