OK so I have a number of questions regarding RSA's. We currently have about 40 of them setup on Vmware Server 2.0 on 64-bit Server 2008 R2 with 8GB RAM.

So booting the RSA in that VMserver will only address 4GB for the RSA we would like to have up 6 or 7 allocated to the VM to allow it to connect more machines at once.

1) What VM product is 64-bit and is free like VMware server (we were advised to use VM server by kbox becuse it's free which is fine) but obviously VMserver is a 32-bit application so it cannot allocate more than 4GB RAM to the VM.

2) If the version of FreeBSD that the RSA is built on is 64-bit is it possible to simply image my host box with VM image and running FreeBSD as the host os, similar to the KBOX2000
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You can run whatever host OS you want - the client OS doesn't care. If you want a 64-bit VM platform, you should try ESXi - it is free and that is what we use for our VKBOXs. You'll get better performance with ESXi than you would running a "full" OS such as FreeBSD or Windows as a host.
Answered 06/21/2011 by: airwolf
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Got one of my RSAs ported over to esxi server without too many issues it's working properly however the issue I was hoping to resolve was the fact the RSA OS (FreeBSD) will only address 4GB Ram when we have 8GB available. After looking at the RSA OS I noticed it's FreeBSD/i386 so I assume that means it's a 32-bit guest OS

I know it's a longshot but there doesn't happen to be a 64-bit version of the Extender that will address more than 4GB RAM?

Basically we are trying to connect ~25-30 machines at a time to an RSA and it's capping out at 20. and the only thing that is maxed out on the box is the RAM, network throughput is only 4-500MB so we know it isn't that.

So then is there a way to improve the performance of the RSA with regards to memory allocation?
Answered 06/21/2011 by: matiasm
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There is only a 32bit version of the RSA available at this time.

Please post at kace.uservoice.com for your feature requests.
Answered 06/24/2011 by: cserrins
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