Before you begin installing EFM

Before you start the Edge Flow Manager (EFM) installation, review the system requirements. Understand the supported operating systems, Java Development Kit (JDK) versions, and browser specifications, and learn how to install the required JDK to optimize EFM functionality.

System requirements for EFM

Operating system support

Operating System Version
RHEL/CentOS 7.x, 8.x
Ubuntu 18.04, 20.04

JDK support

JDK Version
OpenJDK JDK 17
Oracle JDK JDK 17

Supported databases

Database Version
PostgreSQL 12.x, 13.x, 14.x, 15.x, 16.x
MySQL 8.0.x
MariaDB 10.4, 10.5, 10.6, 10.11
OracleDB 19c, 23c

Browser support

Browser Version
Chrome >=76.0 (latest version 80.0 at time of release)
Firefox >=68.0 (latest version 72.0 at time of release)

Installing JDK

To ensure that Edge Flow Management functions correctly, you need to install JDK on each machine where the EFM server will be installed.
  1. Download the JDK package from the appropriate website.
  2. Run the following installation command.

    For RHEL/CentOS:

    yum install java-17-openjdk

After installing the JDK, ensure that you have the required database installed and properly configured for Edge Flow Management.