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Supported operating systems and system requirements

Find the supported operating systems and system requirements for Amlib.

Database Server

 

Operating System

Windows Server 2003 – 2008, 2008 R2, 2012, 2012, 2012 R2

Linux (and Unix)

RMDBS

Microsoft SQL Server 2008, 2008 R2, 2012, 2014

Oracle 10g, 11gR2

Memory (RAM)

Depends on operating system, volume & RDBMS selected

Minimum 2GB RAM for SQL Server but recommended 3+GB

Minimum 2GB RAM for Oracle but recommended 3+GB

Hard Disk Depends on volume. Using multiple Fast SCSI-3 Disk Drives (for example: more SCSI drives provides better performance)
Backup Removable backup device (for example: USB External HDD)

OpenOPAC (Web OPAC) Application Web Server

 

Operating System

Windows Server 2008, 2008 R2, 2012

Windows 7, Windows 8.0 & 8.1, Windows 10

.Net Framework 4.6 or later > ( Full version not the .NET 4.0 Client Profile, it must be installed prior installation)
IIS 6.0 or later with ASP.net support installed
Java runtime 6.0 or later
Memory (RAM) Minimum 4GB
Hard Disk Minimum 40GB depending on the size of the catalogue
Browser

IE 10 or higher

Chrome, Firefox

Safari 5.1.7 or higher

Javascript Must be activated
Cookies Automatic mobile device detection does not work without cookies. When cookies are disabled, the site can’t store culture information (eg. the language that is selected, and the date settings) and the login information is stored in a way that is considered to be unsafe

 Note: OpenOPAC can operate on the same Amlib Database Server, it is recommended that medium to large libraries should implement a dedicated Web Server for maximum performance & security.

NetOpacs (Web Opac) Application Web Server

 

Operating System Windows 2008, 2008 R2, 2012 with IIS pre-installed
(IIS Components listed in NetOpacs install guide)
Memory (RAM)

Depends on operating system and volume

Minimum  2GB RAM for Windows 2003/2008

Minimum 4GB RAM for Windows 2012

 Note: OpenOPACs can operate on the same Amlib Database Server, it is recommended that medium to large libraries should implement a dedicated Web Server for maximum performance & security.

OpenReports Application Web Server

 

Operating System

Windows Server 2008 R2, 2012

Windows 7, Windows 8.0 & 8.1, Windows 10

.Net Framework 4.6 or higher including Web Server (IIS) Support and HTTP Activation
IIS 6.0 or later with ASP.net support installed
Java runtime 6.0 or later
Memory (RAM) Minimum 4GB
Hard Disk Minimum 40GB depending on the size of the catalogue
Browser

IE 10 or higher

Chrome, Firefox, Opera

Javascript Must be activated
Cookies Automatic mobile device detection does not work without cookies. When cookies are disabled, the site can’t store culture information (eg. the language that is selected, and the date settings) and the login information is stored in a way that is considered to be unsafe

PC Client (for Client Server Modules including Offline)

 

Operating System Vista, Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 8.1, Windows 10
Memory (RAM)

Minimum 2GB for Windows Vista

Minimum 2GB for Windows 7  

Minimum 2GB for Windows 8

Minimum 2GB for Windows 8.1

Minimum 2GB for Windows 10

Display SVGA (800x600) minimum
Web Browser Internet Explorer 10 and above (will also work with other JAVA enabled browsers)

SIP2 Server

 

Operating System Windows 2003, 2008, 2008 R2, 2012, 2012 R2
Memory (RAM) Depends on operating system and volume. Minimum 2GB RAM for Windows 2008/20012
.Net Framework 4.6 or higher including Web Server (IIS) Support and HTTP Activation
Hard Disk Operating System recommended plus 5GB

 

 Important Note:  The above requirements are provided as a general guide only.

For specific recommendations for your organisation please contact Amlib support and supply additional volume information including:

  • number of bibliographic records
  • number of circulation transactions per annum
  • number of library staff workstation licences and anticipated number of NetOpacs users (remote workstations) searching simultaneously

 

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