Densify System Requirements

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Public Cloud Requirements

Connect Your Clouds Quickly & Easily

Watch these videos to see how to connect your clouds to Densify in read-only mode to enable data analysis. Our team will also walk you through the process to make it as easy as possible.

Connecting Densify to AWS using an IAM Role

Amazon Web Services (AWS)

CloudWatch Data Collection

Connecting Densify to Google Cloud

Google Cloud (GCP)

  • The following APIs must be enabled for each project:
    • Google Cloud Resource Manager API
    • Cloud Monitoring API (enabled by default when the project is created)
  • GCP Service Account with access to the GCP Projects that are to be analyzed
  • View GCP Data Collection Prerequisites

Connecting Densify to Azure

Microsoft Azure

  • Azure Active Directory (AD) user account to connect to Azure subscriptions with Standalone AD
  • Azure Service Principals must be used to connect to Azure subscriptions with Federated AD
  • Azure user/principal must be granted “Reader” access to Azure subscriptions to be analyzed
  • View Azure Data Collection Prerequisites

Kubernetes Requirements

Platform Requirements

Any Kubernetes compliance platform (e.g. EKS, AKS, GKE, OpenShift, etc.)


Prometheus, kube-state-metrics, Node Exporter (optional)

For detailed instructions on downloading and deploying the data forwarder please view our Data Collection for Containers documentation page.

Additional Notes

  • The Trial experience requires the following minimum environment sizes:
    • Cloud – Minimum 250 instances
    • K8s – Minimum 500 container pods
  • Standard Trial duration is 14 days. Please contact your Densify representative if a longer duration is desired