System requirements

Before installing Neo, verify the system requirements for your endpoints.

The following table provides hardware requirements for your Neo endpoints.

Neo is compatible with Forcepoint DLP 8.8.1 (or later) and Forcepoint F1E 21.03 (or later).

Processor 2 cores with 1 GHz or faster
RAM 2 GB (4 recommended)
Hard drive space 16 GB for 32-bit OS

32 GB for 64-bit OS

At least 3 GB free disk space for operations

Internet connection Internet connectivity is mandatory to retrieve policies and updates, and to report alerts to Neo cloud management.

Neo remains fully operational and monitors user activities, including storing alerts and events locally on the hard drive when disconnected from the internet. All information stored locally is reported to the cloud when internet connectivity is restored.

Operating system

Windows 11

  • Neo is supported on Windows 11.
Windows 10

macOS 11

  • Neo is supported on macOS Big Sur 11 (with SIP enabled)
  • Processor: Neo on macOS is supported on Intel processors, and on Apple M1 processors.

macOS 12

  • Neo is supported on macOS Monterey (with SIP enabled).
  • Processor: Neo on macOS is supported on Intel processors, and on Apple M1 processors.
Virtual Desktop Infrastructure
  • AWS Workspaces:
    • Client version: Windows Amazon Workspaces 3.1.6.2064
  • Azure WVD:
    • Client version: Windows Remote Desktop 1.2.2061
  • VMware Horizon:
    • Horizon Client version: 2103 build 8.2.0
    • Horizon Server version 8.1.0.17351278
Note: Persistent VDI is supported only for Dynamic User Protection and not for Web Control.