The Graphics Agent for Windows depends on the following system capacities and capabilities:
Supported Host Instance Types¶
|Environment||Supported instance types|
|VMware ESXi (6.0+)||VMware Hardware Version 11|
|Physical machines||Windows bare metal|
|Google Cloud Platform||Any instance with a supported GPU|
Host Instance Requirements¶
|Global instance requirements|
|Remote Host Memory||At least 2GB of RAM is required on the host desktop.
The agent should have at least 512MB of available memory.
|Remote Host GPU Memory||At least 1GB per 4K UHD display|
|Remote Host CPUs||At least 2 CPUs are required on the host desktop.
Processors must support Streaming SIMD Extensions (SSE) 4.2.
To use PCoIP Ultra, processors must support the AVX2 instruction set.
|Network Ports||The following ports must be open on the host desktop:
|Storage||At least 100MB for installation and 100MB for logging are recommended.|
Windows 10 1903 is not supported
The Graphics Agent for Windows is compatible with Windows 10 1803 and 1809. It does not support Windows 10 1903.
|NVIDIA GPUs that support NVIDIA Capture SDK.||GRID 9.0 (431.02)||Download instructions|
|Physical PC||NVIDIA GPUs that support NVIDIA Capture SDK.||Use the latest driver for your supported GPU||Download information|
|AWS EC2 G2||NVIDIA K520||GRID R367 (370.28)||Download instructions|
|AWS EC2 G3||NVIDIA M60||GRID 9.0 (431.02)||Download instructions|
|Microsoft Azure||NVIDIA M60||GRID 9.0 (431.02)||Download instructions|
|Google Cloud Platform||NVIDIA P4, P100, T4||GRID 9.0 (431.02)||Download instructions|
Note: NVIDIA Tesla cards have license limitations
Systems using NVIDIA Tesla-based GPUs, including M60, M10, and M6, are subject to licensing restrictions which may further reduce the available number of monitors or their available resolutions. For systems using Tesla-based GPUs, only licensed displays and resolutions will use GRID functionality. For more information, see NVIDIA’s Grid Licensing User Guide
AMD Support is offered as a technology preview
AMD FirePro GPU support is currently available as technology preview. Be aware that the preview may have stability, compatibility, or other issues. Windows Server 2016 is not currently supported.
|Physical PC||AMD FirePro
Info: 2560 x 1600 Displays
Graphics Agents running on Microsoft Azure may be limited to a single 2560x1600 display, depending on the state of NVIDIA GRID licensing.