Download PVS

Please Select Your Operating System

Microsoft Windows

Windows Vista, 2008, 7, 2012, & 8 (64 bits) – For 1 Gbps support only:
pvs-4.2.1-x64.exe

Linux

Red Hat ES 5 (64 bits) / CentOS 5 / Oracle Linux 5 (including Unbreakable Enterprise Kernel) – For 1 Gbps support only:
pvs-4.2.1-es5.x86_64.rpm

Red Hat ES 6 (64 bits) / CentOS 6 / Oracle Linux 6; minimum of 6.3 or newer, using a 2.6.32 kernel (including Unbreakable Enterprise Kernel. Hugepage support is required.) – For 1 Gbps and 10 Gbps support:
pvs-4.2.1-es6.x86_64.rpm

Red Hat ES 7 (64 bits) / CentOS 7 / Oracle Linux 7 (including Unbreakable Enterprise Kernel) – For 1 Gbps support only:
pvs-4.2.1-es7.x86_64.rpm

Mac OS X

Mac OS X 10.8 and 10.9 – For 1 Gbps support only:
pvs-4.2.1-osx.dmg

Checksums

Checksums for PVS Server binaries: md5sums.txt

System Requirements

1 Gbps support:

  • CPU: 1 x dual-core 2 GHz CPU (32 or 64 bit)
  • Memory: 2 GB RAM (4 GB RAM recommended)
  • OS: Windows, Red Hat ES 5, Red Hat ES 6, Mac

10 Gbps support:

  • CPU: 10 CPUs with hyper-threading enabled
  • Memory: 16 GB RAM
  • Available Disk Space: 512 MB free disk space
  • OS: Red Hat ES 6 (64 bits) / CentOS 6 / Oracle Linux 6; minimum of 6.3 or newer, using a 2.6.32 kernel (including Unbreakable Enterprise Kernel. Hugepage support is required.)
  • NIC: Minimum of 2 Intel NICs; 1 for management and 1+ for monitoring:
    • e1000 (82540, 82545, 82546)
    • e1000e (82571..82574, 82583, ICH8..ICH10, PCH..PCH2)
    • igb (82575..82576, 82580, I210, I211, I350, I354, DH89xx)
    • ixgbe (82598..82599, X540, X550)
    • i40e (X710, XL710)
  • Virtual Environments: VMware ESXi/ESX 5.5 with VMXNET3 network adapter.

Installation is a walk in the park!

Technical Services Manager,
International Information Technology and Services

What's New in PVS 4.2.1

Now available as a standalone product, Passive Vulnerability Scanner™ identifies security and compliance violations in BYOD, cloud and virtual infrastructures. With its unique packet-level continuous scanning capabilities, PVS™ 4.2 delivers vulnerability discovery benefits to a wide customer audience.

Key features include:

  • 10 Gbps netwok support for software-based installations
  • ERSPAN support
  • Red Hat 7 support for 1 Gbps performance

Read the User Guide