Server Machine Requirements

Requirements for a server computer hosting Alloy Discovery depend on the size of your organization.

Minimum Server Requirements

When hosting all components on a single machine, the minimum requirements for 10-15 technicians and 1,500 computers would be as follows:

Component Minimum Requirement

CPU

2.5 GHz Quad-Core

RAM

4 GB

Free hard disk space

10 GB

OS

Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2012, Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows Server 2016, Windows Server 2019. For testing and evaluation purposes, Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 8.1 and Windows 10 are supported.

Both 32-bit and 64-bit versions of Windows are supported.

For additional requirements, see Microsoft .NET Framework 4.8.

Recommended Server Requirements

Actual requirements will vary based on a variety of factors such as number of technicians, number of network devices, frequency of audit schedule, amount of end-user ticket submissions, and more.

A rough rule of thumb is that for every additional 500 computers and grouping of 5 technicians we recommend adding 1 GB of RAM and 5 GB of free hard disk space.

Additionally, the software’s components such as the Inventory Server(s) and SQL Server can be installed on separate machines as needed. This will reduce machine requirements.

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