Map requirements

Review the requirements before you install and use Map.

Tanium dependencies

In addition to a license for the Map product module, make sure that your environment also meets the following requirements.

Component Requirement
  • 7.0.314.6319 or later
  • 7.1.314.3071 or later
  • 7.2.314.2831 or later
  • 7.3.314.3420 or later

Tanium™ Client 6.0.314.1540 or later recommended

Tanium™ Module Server

Map is installed and runs as a service on the Module Server host computer. The impact on the Module Server is minimal and depends on usage.


Up to 1 GB of free disk space is required for the Map database.

Host and network security requirements

Specific processes are needed to run Map on the Tanium Module Server and endpoints.

Security exclusions

If security software is in use in the environment to monitor and block unknown host system processes, your security administrator must create exclusions to allow the Tanium processes to run without interference.

Target Device Process
Module Server

<Tanium Module Server>\services\map\node.exe

Endpoint computers

<Tanium Client>\Python27\TPython.exe

Tanium Recorder: 

  • (Windows) No exclusion required
  • (macOS) <Tanium Client>/Tools/Trace/TaniumRecorder
  • (Linux) <Tanium Client>/Tools/Trace/recorder

User role requirements

Tanium 7.1 or later

Table 1:   Map user role privileges for Tanium 7.1.314.3071 or later
Privilege Map Administrator Map User Map Read Only User

Map Module Read

Read access to the Map module

Map Module Write

Write access to the Map module

Map Settings Write

Write access to global settings in the Map module

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