AdminStudio Inventory and Rationalization: Requirements

Application rationalization consolidates the application portfolio and improves agility of day-to-day application service delivery

Requirements

AdminStudio Inventory and Rationalization Web Server Requirements

The following table lists the system requirements for the Web server that hosts the AdminStudio Inventory and Rationalization Data Web service and the actual AdminStudio Inventory and Rationalization Website.

Item Description
Processor 32-bit or 64-bit processor at 2 GHz or greater.
Note—AdminStudio Inventory and Rationalization runs in 32-bit mode on a 64-bit OS.
RAM 4 GB or greater (8 GB preferred)
Hard Disk Space 100 GB or greater
Operating System Windows Server 2008 R2 or later / English base language
(Windows Server 2012 preferred)
IIS IIS 7.0 or later
.NET .NET Framework 4.5.1
MSXML MSXML 4.0

AdminStudio Inventory and Rationalization Database Server

This following table lists the recommended application system configuration for a AdminStudio Inventory and Rationalization database server:

Item Description
Processor 32-bit or 64-bit processor at 2 GHz or greater
RAM 4 GB or greater (8 GB preferred)
Hard Disk Space 80 GB or greater
Operating System Windows Server 2008 R2 or later (Windows Server 2012 preferred)
Database Software SQL Server 2008 R2 or later databases, including SQL Server 2012 (latest version preferred)
  • SQL Server must be installed with case-insensitive dictionary sort order and ISO-8859-1 character set. (Use sp_helpsort T-SQL command for more information.)
  • SQL_Latin1_General_CP1_CI_AS is the required collation setting for AdminStudio database server. It is the only supported collation.
Note—Before attempting to connect to an existing Microsoft SQL Server, open SQL Server Configuration Manager and make sure that the following three protocols are enabled:
  • Shared Memory
  • Named Pipes
  • TCP/IP

File Share Server Requirements

This following table lists the system requirements for the machine that stores AdminStudio Inventory and Rationalization’s uploaded files:

Item Description
Processor 2 GHz or greater
RAM 2 GB or greater
Hard Disk Space 1 TB or greater
Operating System Windows Server 2008 R2 or later

AdminStudio Inventory and Rationalization End User Computers

This following table lists the recommended system configuration for a AdminStudio Inventory and Rationalization end user machine:

Item Description
Browser
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer 9.0 or later
  • Chrome for Windows 33.0 or later
  • Firefox for Windows 25.0 or later
  • Safari for Mac OS X and iOS

AdminStudio Inventory and Rationalization System Account Requirements

The AMS_SYSTEM account on the AdminStudio Inventory and Rationalization server requires the following privileges:

  • IIS_WPG group member—Must be a member of the local IIS_WPG group (or IIS_USRS) on the web server.
  • Modify permissions on file share—Must have “modify” permissions on the AdminStudio Inventory and Rationalization file share.
  • Email permissions—Must have permission to send e-mail through the SMTP server.
  • Active Directory query permission—Must have permission to query Active Directory.
  • Local Administrators group member—If AdminStudio Inventory and Rationalization will be calling any of the AdminStudio Platform APls in the iPlugin DLL, the AMS_SYSTEM account must be a member of the local Administrators group.

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