System Requirements

The IBM Aspera Shares application requires the following:

On the Shares server:

Shares includes an Nginx web server listening on port 80 and 443. For best results, Aspera recommends using a machine that does not run a web server. If you are using a web server, keep port 80 or 443 open, configure either that server or the Nginx server to use different ports. If you are installing an IBM Aspera Enterprise Server and Shares on the same host and configure a firewall, close all ports that are not required. For details see the firewall configuration section of the IBM Aspera Enterprise Server documentation.

On node machines:

On all machines (Shares and nodes):