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Windward System Five Minimum & Recommended System Requirements (ON PREM INSTALLATIONS)

See https://support.windwardsoftware.com/a/solutions/articles/66000480325

The following is a list of system requirements supported by System Five. Please note that this document is subject to review and may be revised at any time. Please check this page regularly for updates.

If you should need assistance, please speak to your Business Developer or Account Manager.

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Server

‘Server’ denotes either the physical hardware or a Virtual Machine (VM) specifications. In the case of a VM, the physical hardware needs to be able to support both the host and virtual systems.
  • Home OS not supported, must be PRO
  • Windows 7 not supported
  • Server 2008 OS not supported
  • No wifi connections to the server unless using RDS
Minimum Requirements1) Recommended Requirements
Without AppServer2) With AppServer
Operating System* Windows Server 2012 * Windows Server 2012 * Windows Server 2019 (Clients choosing to upgrade from an older operating system will need to ensure database licensed with Actian Zen PSQL 14 [Previously called Pervasive SQL]3) *Zen14 requires System Five Version 6.2.4.
* Windows Server 2012 R2 * Windows Server 2012 R2
* Windows Server 2016 * Windows Server 2016
Processor* 1.4GHz or faster 64-bit CPU * 1.4GHz or faster 64-bit CPU * 3.0GHz or faster 64-bit Intel® Xeon® CPU
* Compatible with x64 instruction set * Compatible with x64 instruction set * Compatible with x64 instruction set
* Supports NX and DEP * Supports NX and DEP * Supports NX and DEP
Memory* 6GB (base) + 300MB/User * 6GB (base) + 300MB/User * 8GB (base) + 400MB/User
Disk* 250GB * 250GB * 500GB
* 10K SAS Drives, SAN, or Enterprise SSD
* RAID 10
Graphics / Display* Graphics device and monitor capable of Super VGA (1024×768) or higher-resolution * Graphics device and monitor capable of Super VGA (1024×768) or higher-resolution * Graphics device and monitor capable of Super VGA (1024×768) or higher-resolution
Network* 10/100Mbps * 10/100Mbps * 1Gbps
* Category 5 (Cat 5) Ethernet Cable * Category 5 (Cat 5) Ethernet Cable * Category 5e (Cat 5e) Ethernet Cable

Workstation

Windward is working towards support for Windows 11, but it is not officially supported at this time. We are asking clients to hold off on installing Windows 11 until we can both verify that our under-lying database provider is compatible, and we have completed our testing.

Minimum Requirements Recommended Requirements
Operating System4)* Windows 8 ‘Professional’ Edition * Windows 10 ‘Professional’ Edition
* Windows 8.1 ‘Professional’ Edition
* Windows 10 ‘Professional’ Edition
Processor* 1.0GHz or faster 64-bit CPU with support for PAE, NX, and SSE2 * 3.0GHz or faster 64-bit Intel® CoreTM I5 or I7 CPU
Memory* 4GB * 8GB
Free Disk Space* 20GB * 40GB
Graphics / Display* DirectX® 9 or later with WDDM 1.0 Driver and monitor capable of Super VGA (1024 x 768) or higher-resolution * DirectX® 9 or later with WDDM 1.0 Driver and monitor capable of Super VGA (1024 x 768) or higher-resolution
Network* 10/100Mbps * 1Gbps
* Category 5 (Cat 5) Ethernet Cable * Category 5e (Cat 5e) Ethernet Cable
1)
Assumes the server is only supporting the Database Engine in a client-server environment, and not running Terminal Services or other servers and services.
2)
System Five’s ‘AppServer’ is used for Form Customization (Rental Industry), Electronic E4473 Form Filling, MobilePOS, Web API, Grant Management and Field Service App
3)
If using integrated credit card processing, PCI compliancy currently requires Peravsive 12 which is supported on Windows Server 2012 R2 and 2016
4)
System Five is not supported on Windows ‘Home’ editions.
system_requirements.txt · Last modified: 2021/10/22 11:42 (4 days ago) by ssterry