I’m finally getting around to installing the new EdgeSight for NetScaler version 2.1.  Here are the prerequisites you will need to get started.

NOTE: I’m installing this on a Windows 2008 64-bit server updated with August 2011 updates

From the documentation


  • CPU: 2GHz (or better)
  • Memory: 2GB of RAM recommended, 1GB of RAM required
  • Disk: 2GB free space


  • Windows Server 2008 or Windows Server 2003 SP1 or later. Both 32-bit and 64-bit systems are supported on all platforms
  • Internet Information Services (IIS) 7.0 for Windows Server 2008
  • Microsoft Message Queuing (MSMQ)
  • Microsoft Distributed Transaction Coordinator (MSDTC)
  • Microsoft XML Parser 3.0
  • Windows Script 5.6 or higher
  • .NET Framework 2.0 SP1
  • SQL Client Add-On Tools, including SQL-DMO objects.(if Web server and database server are on different machines)

Reported by the Installer


  • SQL Server Client Tools Requirement
  • Operating System Requirement
  • IIS Feature Requirement
    • Role Services
      • Static Content
      • Default Document
      • ASP.NET
      • ISAPI Extensions
      • ISAPI Filters
      • Windows Authentication
    • Ensure that the following Management Tools are selected under Role Services for the Web Server:
      • IIS 6 Management Compatibility
      • IIS 6 Metabase Compatibility
      • IIS 6 WMI Compatibility
      • IIS 6 Scripting Tools
      • IIS 6 Management Console
  • Microsoft .NET 2.0 SP1 Runtime Requirement
  • MSMQ Requirement
    • Add Features: Message Queuing -> Message Queuing Services
  • MSXML Requirement
  • Windows Script Host Requirement

After adding the above components…


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