System requirements for the Recording Connector module

Below is the standard system configuration for deploying a Zoom Node management server with the Recording Connector module services. While the default configuration allows for up to 10 meetings recorded simultaneously, the CPU, memory, and secondary storage requirements can be increased to allow up to 30 meetings recorded simultaneously. 

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Default Zoom Node configuration for the Recording Connector module

Below are the minimum required specifications when configuring a virtual machine for the Zoom Node management server that will have the Recording Connector module. These requirements allow for the following:

Configuration itemSystem Requirement
VM Platform

VMware ESXi 6.7 or higher

KVM Hypervisor

Processor cores per VM hostIntel(R) Xeon(R) CPU E5-2630 v4 or higher
Dedicated threads per VM host8 cores or higher
Memory per VM host16 GB or higher
Storage space per VM host

Primary storage: 80 GB or higher

Additional storage

Secondary volume: 200 GB

External storage (NFS): 500 GB*

Network Interface Card (NIC) speed10 Gbps or higher**
Reserved IPv4 addresses
  • 2 internal IPv4 addresses 
Additional network requirements

*Note: External storage can be shared between multiple RC modules. 

**Note: This applies to both virtual and physical NIC. 

Configurations based on recording capacity for the Recording Connector module


Configuration Option 1

Configuration Option 2Configuration Option 3

Hardware Specs

100 GB HDD

16 CPU
100 GB HDD

24 CPU
100 GB HDD

Recommend Secondary Volume

200 GB

350 GB

500 GB

Max number of simultaneous recordings

10 recordings

20 recordings

30 recordings

Max number of simultaneous transcodings

2 transcodings

4 transcodings

6 transcodings

If you require a different configuration, please open a ticket with Support.