Hardware and Software Requirements

This page lists the hardware and software requirements for each Tetra Data Platform (TDP) component:

Tetra Data Platform - Core

Click here for more detailed requirements.

Item

Specifications

Notes

Web Browser

The latest 2 versions of any of these browsers:

  • Google Chrome
  • MS Edge
  • Mozilla Firefox

General AWS Account and Networking, (including required AWS Services)

Current Versions

List of requirements

AWS Account Permissions

Current Versions

List of requirements

Network Connectivity

Current Versions

List of requirements

Web Certificate, SES, and Cloudtrail Requirements

Current Versions

List of requirements

Tetra Data Hub

Tetra Data Hub specifications can be found here. This table provides a summary:

Item

Specifications

Operating System

64-bit version of the following platforms:

  • Ubuntu 18.04 or later
  • RedHat 7.5 or later
  • CentOS 7 or later

User Permissions

You need admin (sudo) access of the machine

CPU Processor

2 GHz+ processor
(4 CPUs minimum are recommended)

Memory

8 GB RAM required (16GB RAM recommended)

Disk Space

50 GB+ available disk space

Network

Outbound Internet access with 1 port available (minimum)
Each connector should have a dedicated port
(TetraScience Data Hub uses AWS SSM Agent. The instance running the Data Hub/SSM agent needs to have outbound internet access.)

Network Bandwidth

100 Mbps network (Required)
1000 Mbps (Preferred)

VM

Dedicated VM must be used for the data connector

Time Reference

Time reference (such as: NTP or Amazon Time Sync)

Connectors

One or more of these Tetra Data Platform connectors:

  • GDC
  • L7 can be added with GDC (optional)
  • SDC
  • Solace
  • HRB-Cellario

Tetra Agents

Tetra Agent software requirements are described in detail in their respective documentation pages. A summary of each Tetra Agent's requirements is provided.

Tetra Chromeleon Agent

The table describes the hardware, software, and other requirements for the Tetra Chromeleon Agent. Click here for additional details.

Item

Specifications

Operating System

  • Windows 7 SP1
  • Windows 8.1
  • Windows 10 (version 1607 and later)

.NET Framework

.NET Framework 4.8

Thermo Fisher Chromeleon

Thermo Fisher Chromeleon 7 SP5 or later

Connection/Connectors

One of these Tetra Data Platform components:

  • GDC (on Data Hub, with or without the L7 connector)
  • CDC

User Account

Valid user account that can access Chromeleon and the Data Vault

Hardware

Tetra Agent should be installed on the Thermo Fischer Chromeleon Client's machine.

Tetra Empower Agent

This table describes the hardware, software, and other requirements for the Tetra Empower Agent. Click here for additional details.

Item

Specifications

Empower

Empower 3 Service Release 2 or later (latest is FR5).

Operating System

Windows 10 Enterprise or Professional, 64 bit or Windows 2016 Server

.NET Framework

.NET Framework 4.8

Memory

8G RAM at minimum (16G RAM is recommended)

Disk Space

Minimum 150 GB disk space

Connectors

One of these Tetra Data Platform components:

  • GDC (on Data Hub, with or without the L7 connector)
  • CDC

User Accounts

A valid Empower DB user and a Group User account are required to run the TetraScience Empower Agent to access the Empower database and Empower file server, respectively.

Hardware

Tetra Agent should be installed on the Empower Client's machine.

Tetra File-Log Agent

The Tetra File-Log Agent is a high speed, instrument-agnostic Agent that detects the changes of file-based outputs generated from instruments. This table describes the hardware, software, and other requirements for the Tetra File-Log Agent. Click [here]https://developers.tetrascience.com/docs/file-log-agent) for additional details.

Item

Specifications

Operating System

Windows 10 or Windows 2016 Server

NET Framework

.NET Framework 4.8

Network Access

  • The Windows server hosting the Tetra Agent should have network access to the Data Hub host machine (HTTP(S) traffic to the port selected when configuring the Generic Data Connector), or direct Internet access (HTTP(S) traffic to the TetraScience cloud API).
  • The Windows server hosting the Tetra Agent has network access (SMB over port 445, TCP and UDP) to any devices whose shared folders need to be monitored, as well as, the Group User Account with the required access.

Tetra Connectors and DataHub

One of these Tetra Data Platform components:

  • GDC (on Data Hub, with or without the L7 connector)
  • CDC

Tetra GE UNICORN Agent

The Tetra UNICORN Agent is a high-performance Windows Application that acquires AKTA batch data through UNICORN OPC HDA Service and detects the Alarm and Events generated from UNICORN in real time. This table describes the hardware, software, and other requirements for the Tetra UNICORN Agent. Click here for additional details.

Item

Specifications

UNICORN Client

One of these versions:

  • v6.x
  • v7.x

Microsoft .NET Framework

BOTH of these versions:

  • v2.0
  • v4.6.2

These versions are:

  • Required to set up OPC Core Component
  • Required to run TetraScience UNICORN Agent

Windows Domain Account

N/A

OS

Wndows 10

Hardware

Agent should be installed on the UNICORN Client's machine.

Tetra IoT Agent

  • Click here for the Tetra IoT Agent's requirements.
  • Click here to learn more about Tetra IoT Layer prerequisites.

Tetra LabX Agent

This table describes the requirements for the Tetra LabX Agent. Click here for additional details.

Item

Specifications

Operating System

Windows 7 SP1, Windows 10 or Windows 2016

.NET Framework

.NET Framework 4.6.2

Connectors

An Agent has been created from a Generic Data Connector (GDC) or Cloud Data Connector (CDC) on the Tetra Data Platform

Network

The Windows server hosting the Agent should have network access to the Data Hub host machine (HTTP(S) traffic to the port selected when configuring the Generic Data Connector), or direct Internet access (HTTP(S) traffic to the TetraScience cloud API).

License Key

Apply LabX "System Integration" license key to allow the Tetra Agent to access LabX "Integration Service"

User Accounts

A valid LabX User Account

Firewall Settings

Click here for the firewall settings.

Tetra Empower Data Science Link

The Tetra Empower Data Science Link (EDSL) requirements include the Empower Agent and the deployment of TDP.

Tetra Self-Service Pipeline SDK

This table describes the requirements for the Tetra Self-Service Pipeline SDK. Click here for more details.

Item

Specifications

Python

Python 3.7.x.

Tetra Data Platform

Current Version

User Account and Token

  • Administrator's Account
  • TDP Service User and Token

Ports

These ports are typically opened for the Tetra Data Platform. Please note that your configuration may differ.

SourceDestinationIP ProtocolProtocol/Port
On Premise InstrumentFile-Log Agent (Windows Machine)TCPsmb/445
Tetra File-Log Agent (Windows Machine)Tetra Data HubTCPhttps/8443 (default, is configurable)
Windows ServerTetra Data HubTCPhttps/1433
Tetra Unicorn Agent WindowsTetra Data HubTCPhttps/8443
Tetra Unicorn Agent WindowsGE UnicornTCPOPC HDA/135
Tetra AgentsTetra Data Hub L7 Proxy Connector (Must pick this solution or solution on next line)TCPhttps/3128 (default, is configurable)
Tetra AgentsAWS S3 endpoint, see URL whitelisting (Must pick this solution or solution on previous line)TCPhttps/443
Tetra Data Hub(Optional) Internet - used for installation and updatesTCPhttps/443
Tetra Data HubAWS S3, ECR, IoT, SSM, Logs, Monitoring, SNS, SQS endpoints, see URL whitelistingTCPhttps/443
Admin User and Employee WorkstationsTetra Data Platform Web UITCPhttps/443 (SAML Optional)

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