Installation Guide

Server machine requirements

Updated in 2021.1

Requirements for a server computer hosting Alloy Navigator 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


2.5 GHz Quad-Core


8 GB

Free hard disk space

20 GB


Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2012, Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows Server 2016, Windows Server 2019, Windows Server 2022.

Only 64-bit versions of Windows are supported.

For additional requirements, see Microsoft .NET Framework 4.8.

NOTE: For testing and evaluation purposes, Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 8.1, Windows 10, and Windows 11 are supported.


IIS 7.5 or later.

For details, see Internet Information Services (IIS) requirements.

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 Automation Server, Inventory Server(s), web applicationsClosed(the Web App, Self Service Portal, and the API module), and SQL Server can be installed on separate machines as needed. This will reduce machine requirements.

IMPORTANT: When SQL Server and IIS are hosted on separate computers, we recommend that they are configured to be in the same time zone. Otherwise, Alloy Navigator may process date and time information incorrectly.

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