Central Policy Manager

This topic describes the system requirements for the Central Policy Manager (CPM).


CyberArk may choose not to provide maintenance and support services for the Central Policy Manager with relation to any of the platforms and systems listed below which have reached their formal End-of-Life date, as published by their respective vendors from time to time. For more details, contact your CyberArk support representative.

Minimum system requirements

The Central Policy Manager (CPM) is a Privileged Access Manager - Self-Hosted component and does not require a dedicated machine. However, it must be installed on a machine that is accessible to the network.

Disk space:

2x 80GB free disk space for installation and log files

Minimum memory:

4 GB


TCP/IP connection to the Digital Vault Server

Windows Server


  • Windows 2022
  • Windows 2019
  • Windows 2016

.NET Framework

Supported versions:

  • 4.8

For specific system requirements of the different plug-ins of the Central Policy Manager, see Central Policy Manager.


Central Policy Manager can be installed on virtual hosts such as VMWare, Hyper-V and KVM.

Supported target machines for Accounts Feed discovery

For more information about supported Windows and Unix accounts on target machines, see Supported target machines.