Obtaining Software: System Requirements

The following charts outline the recommended server specifications based on the number of devices and other assumptions regarding your environment and usage:

FMAudit Recommended Server Specifications
Devices Up to 1,000
Time Limited Trials
Up to 10,000 Up to 50,000 Up to 100,000 Up to 500,000
Centrals
Max Devices/Central
1 1 1 2
75,000
10
100,000
Server App & SQL App & SQL App & SQL App SQL App SQL
CPU Cores 2 4 8 4 4 8 8
RAM 4 GB 4 GB 8 GB 8 GB 8 GB 16 GB 16 GB
HDD 250 GB 250 GB 500 GB 250 GB 1 TB 250 GB 1 TB
Server OS 2003 x32 2003 x32 2008 x64 2008 x64 2008 x64 2008 x64 2008 x64
SQL Express
2008 R2
Server Standard
2008 R2
Server Standard
2008 R2
--- Server Standard
2008 R2
--- Server Standard
2008 R2
Other Software Internet Explorer 6.0 or higher
Microsoft Internet Information Services (IIS) 6.0 or higher
Microsoft .NET Framework 2.0 & Microsoft .NET Framework 3.5
 
Assumptions
1 Historical and 4 Status imports per day
ASM running lightly
ERP syncs twice a day
Light report usage
Two servers configurations are connected by a 1 Gbps connection
All HDD Storage will have sustained write speeds of 100 Mb/s
All HDD Storage will be RAID 1 or better
All SQL dbs will be kept on a partition separate from the OS
 
Supported SQL Versions
 200520082008 R2
SQL Express*YesYesYes
SQL Server StandardYesYesYes
SQL Server WebYesYesYes
SQL Server EnterpriseYesYesYes
Note: SQL Express has a limit on the database size of 4GB (or 10GB in R2), once this limit is reached Central will stop functioning, it not recommended to use SQL Express in a production environment.

 

 

 

 

 

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