Tanium Console and Interact requirements

Web browsers

Use one of the following supported browsers to access the Tanium Console:

  • Google Chrome (recent)
  • Microsoft Edge (recent)
  • Mozilla Firefox (recent)
  • Safari (recent)

The Tanium Console is designed for a display resolution of at least 1280 pixels wide and at least 720 pixels high. The Tanium Console might not appear as designed in browser windows smaller than these dimensions.

Core platform dependencies

The license entitlement for the Tanium Core Platform includes the Tanium Console, Tanium™ API Gateway, and Interact.

The Tanium Console and Interact depend on other Tanium Core Platform components:

  • Tanium license: The license entitlement for the Tanium Core Platform includes the Tanium Console, Tanium™ API Gateway, and Interact. For details, see Managing the Tanium license.

  • Tanium Core Platform servers:

    • Console 3.1 or later requires Tanium Core Platform 7.5.3 or later.
    • Console 3.0 or later requires Tanium Core Platform 7.5.2 or later.
    • Console 2.1 or later requires Tanium Core Platform 7.4.6 or later.
    • Console 2.0 or later requires Tanium Core Platform 7.4.4 or later.
    • Interact 2.8.105 or later requires Tanium Core Platform 7.5 or later.

    • Interact 2.3 or later requires Tanium Core Platform 7.3.314.4250 or later.

You can update Tanium Console and Interact versions independently from the Tanium Core Platform. For details, see Managing Tanium solutions.

Content dependencies

The Interact module does not include content. However, Interact functionality depends on sensors, saved questions, dashboards, and categories that derive from you import when installing Tanium content packs and other Tanium solutions.

Solution dependencies

All versions of Tanium modules and shared services support Tanium Console 3.0 or later and Tanium Core Platform 7.5.2 or later except the following solutions, which require a minimum version. Before updating to Console 3.0 or later, update all solutions to the required versions (see Import, re-import, or update specific solutions) and uninstall any solutions that you do not plan to upgrade (see Managing Tanium solutions).

  • Asset 1.17.155

  • Client Management 1.7.191

  • Comply 2.10.900

  • Connect 5.2.6

  • End-User Notifications 1.8.38.0000

  • Enforce 1.8.197

  • Deploy 2.8.174

  • Discover 4.4.126

  • Health Check 1.12.18

  • Integrity Monitor 2.9.542

  • Map 3.5.32

  • Patch 3.1.66

  • Performance 1.10.57

  • Reputation 6.1.32

  • Reveal 1.4.0.0029

  • Threat Response 3.4.357

  • Trends 3.7.303

Tanium Console 3.0 or later does not support Tanium Protect or Tanium Network Quarantine. Remove these solutions before updating to Console 3.0 or later.

Core Platform resources

The Tanium Console and Interact workbenches are installed on the Tanium Server. The Tanium Data Service installs and runs as a service on the Tanium Module Server. The resource specifications for the Tanium Server include the host computer resource and network requirements for the Tanium Console and Interact. See Tanium Cloud Deployment Guide: Requirements the guide for your deployment for details.

Endpoints

Supported operating systems

The Tanium Console and Interact support the same operating systems (OSs) for endpoints that the Tanium Client supports:

  • Windows
  • MacOS 
  • Linux
  • AIX
  • Solaris

For details about support for specific OS versions, see Tanium Client Management User Guide: Client version and host system requirements.

Disk space requirements

On managed endpoints, the Tanium Console and Interact require at least 100 MB of disk space and another 100 MB of cache space for data files. The cache space includes the Tanium Client chunk cache and objects such as sensors and logs.

Processor requirements

On managed endpoints, the Tanium Console and Interact require at least 10 MB of RAM and account for less than 0.5% of idle CPU usage.

Host and network security

Host and network security requirements for the Tanium Core Platform apply to the Tanium Console and Interact. For details, see:

User role requirements

Before using the Tanium Console or Interact to perform tasks, verify that your user account has the necessary roles and permissions, as listed in the following sections.

Tanium provides several predefined roles for the Tanium Console and Interact. For details on the reserved roles that you use for Tanium Console activities, see Reserved roles. For details on the Interact module roles, see Interact module permissions.

To configure roles and review the descriptions for individual permissions, see Configure a custom role.

To assign roles, see Manage user and user group assignments for a role and Manage role assignments for a persona.