Installing the Appliance on Azure


Installing the Appliance on Azure


To install the Appliance on Microsoft Azure:

  1. Check the hardware requirements of the virtual machines to request in Azure according to the size of your setup.
  2. Select the latest Nexthink release in Product Downloads:
    1. Download the VHD image for Azure of the Nexthink Appliance.
  3. Follow the installation instructions.

Azure hardware requirements

More information on the Microsoft documentation website.

Appliance hosting the Portal

Max devices Max complexity Data disk size Details (90 days) Required Azure VM
5k 2,000 60 GB 60 GB Standard_DS3_V2
10k 2,000 100 GB 120 GB Standard_DS3_V2
20k 4,000 200 GB 220 GB Standard_E4s_v3
50k 12,000 300 GB 450 GB Standard_DS4_v2
100k 40,000 600 GB 700 GB Standard_DS13_V2
150k 60,000 1 TB 1 TB Standard_E8s_V3

Appliance hosting the Engine

Max Events Max devices / with Web & Cloud Max entities Data disk size Required Azure VM
20M 500 / 500 20 80 GB Standard_DS2_V2
50M 3k / 2k 100 100 GB Standard_F8s_v2
50M 5k / 3-4k 100 120 GB Standard_F8s_v2
100M 10k / 6-8k 100 200 GB Standard_F16s_v2
100M 10k / 6-8k 500 200 GB Standard_F16s_v2
200M 10k / 8k 100 200 GB Standard_F16s_v2
200M 10k / 8k 500 250 GB Standard_F16s_v2
>200M ask ask ask ask

Appliance hosting the Portal and the Engine

Max devices 1000
Max complexity 500
Events 20M
Required Azure VM Standard_F8s or Standard_DS4_v2

The operations described in this article should only be performed by a Nexthink Engineer or a Nexthink Certified Partner.

If you need help or assistance, please contact your Nexthink Certified Partner.