System Requirements and Recommendations

HARDWARE REQUIREMENTS
Two separate servers (one application server and one database server) are recommended but not required. Application and database components may be installed on the same server.
• 1 GHz Pentium III processor
• 256 MB RAM
• 100 MB Disk Space
Estimate an additional…
• 3 KB per inventory record
• 2.5 KB per business transaction (i.e. circulation/destruction)
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SOFTWARE REQUIREMENTS
Application Server (Windows)
• One of the following Windows Operating Systems (x86 only):
o Windows Server NT4.0 SP6a
o Windows 2000 Server
o Windows 2000 Advanced Server
o Windows Server 2003
o Windows Server 2008/R2
o Windows XP
o Windows 7
• Internet Information Services (IIS) 4.0, 5.0, 6.0, 7.0 or 7.5
• Microsoft Data Access Components (MDAC) 2.6, 2.7, or 2.8
• Crystal Reports 8.0, 8.5, 9.0, or 11.0
• Windows Scripts version 5.1
Database Server
• One of the following Database Engines (x86 only, MSSQL recommended)
o Microsoft SQL Server 7.0
o Microsoft SQL Server 2000
o Microsoft SQL Server 2005 (Express*, Standard, Enterprise, or Developer)
o Microsoft SQL Server 2008 (Express*, Standard, Enterprise, or Developer)
o Oracle 8i
o Oracle 9i
o Oracle 10g R1
o Oracle 11g R1/R2
• Full-Text Search
*MSSQL Server Express Editions are limited to a 4GB database size
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WORKSTATION REQUIREMENTS
• Any PC with an Intel Pentium processor or better and web browsing capabilities (Windows OS with Internet Explorer recommended). * .NET Framework 1.1 and 2.0 required for optional ERM or barcode scanner control software modules.
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SUPPORTED AUXILIARY HARDWARE RECOMMENDATIONS
Page Printers
• HP compatible Laser printer
• Other printers with a Windows driver may be supported. Dot matrix, ink jet and bubble jet printers are not recommended for barcode printing.
Barcode Printers
• Tharo Freedom, Allegro
• DataMax printers in general
• Other label printers with a Windows driver may also be supported
Bar Code Scanners
• Motorola MC3000, MC3090G, MC3100 series
• Unitech 505
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BACKUP SYSTEMS
• The GAIN RM system has no internal backup system, please add the GAIN RM Server(s) to the devices that are backed up daily.