AdminStudio: Requirements

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Requirements

AdminStudio Suite powers an enterprise’s daily application readiness process for inventory, rationalization, software packaging, and compatibility testing of physical, virtual, and mobile applications, ensuring faster service delivery and predictable software deployment into increasingly complex computing environments.

This section lists the software application requirements for AdminStudio client tool machine, Application Catalog database server, Web server, Software Repository server, and virtual machines.

AdminStudio Client Tool Machine

The following table lists the recommended system configuration for a machine running the AdminStudio client tools.

Item Description

Platform

32-bit or 64-bit processor at 2 GHz or greater

Note: All of the AdminStudio client tools run on 64-bit Windows operating systems. To repackage 64-bit applications or create 64-bit App-V packages, install AdminStudio on a 64-bit Windows operating system.

RAM

4 GB

Hard Disk

4.0 GB free space

Display

Designed for XGA at 1024 x 768 resolution or higher

MSXML

MSXML 6.0

Note: MSXML is installed by the AdminStudio installer.

Operating System

  • Windows 7
  • Windows 8 and Windows 8.1
  • Windows 10
  • Windows Server 2008 R2
  • Windows Server 2012 and Windows Server 2012 R2

Browser

Microsoft Internet Explorer 7.0 or later

Privileges

Administrative privileges on the system

Supported Distribution Systems

AdminStudio supports the following distribution systems:

  • System Center 2012 Configuration Manager R2 SP1
  • System Center 2012 Configuration Manager R2
  • System Center 2007 Configuration Manager
  • Symantec Altiris Client Management Suite 7.5
  • Citrix XenApp Server 6.5
  • AirWatch Server 6.5
  • JAMF Casper Suite Server 9.9
  • Microsoft App-V Server 5.1

Application Catalog Database Server

The following table lists the recommended system configuration for a database server to store AdminStudio Application Catalog databases.

Item Description
Platform 32-bit or 64-bit processor at 2 GHz or greater
RAM 4 GB or greater (8 GB preferred)
Hard Disk Space 80GB 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, SQL Server 2014, and SQL Server 2016.
  • Dictionary sort order—SQL Server must be installed with caseinsensitive dictionary sort order 52 on Code Page 1252 for non- Unicode data. For more information, use the sp_helpsort T-SQL command, which returns the following:

    Latin1-General, case-insensitive, accent-sensitive, kanatype-insensitive, width-insensitive for Unicode Data, SQL Server Sort Order 52 on Code Page 1252 for non-Unicode data
     
  • Collation setting—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

AdminStudio Enterprise Server

The following table lists the system requirements for the web server that hosts AdminStudio Enterprise Server.

Item Description
Platform 32-bit or 64-bit processor at 2 GHz or greater

Note: AdminStudio Enterprise Server / Workflow Manager 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 4.0
MSXML

MSXML 6.0

Note: MSXML is installed by the AdminStudio Enterprise Server / Workflow Manager installer.

Software Repository

The following tables lists the recommended system configuration for the machine that stores the Software Repository files.

Item Description
Processor 1 GHz or greater
RAM 2 GB or greater
Hard Disk Space 500 GB or greater
Operating System Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Vista, or Windows Server 2008 or later

 

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