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Setting Up Edge Services and Other Prerequisites

Because internal assets are not internet-facing, Edge Service Virtual Machines must be deployed in each firewalled network segment for Taegis™ VDR to discover and scan assets.

Before you deploy Edge Service, take a moment to familiarize yourself with the minimum hardware recommendations and network connectivity requirements.


  • is the public IP range that Edge Services connect to. Secureworks recommends that you safelist traffic to and from this subnet for your perimeter scans to ensure scan results consistency and to allow egress traffic from the Edge Service to the specified IP range.
  • Edge Services also require Internet access on ports 80/443 to auto-update themselves through this Internet channel.

You have the following Edge Service deployment options:

Select the desired deployment option from the preceding list or the left-hand menu for more deployment information.