Hardware and Software Requirements for Version 4.0

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The following hardware and software is needed to run the Aeon system effectively. They are not provided as part of the licensing of Aeon or as part of the service contract with Atlas Systems.

These requirements ensure that Aeon will perform well for you and have all the necessary features available to support functionality. While Aeon may run in unsupported environments with older software and hardware, we cannot guarantee operation.

Client Requirements

The following hardware and software is compatible with the Aeon client:

Processor
  • Intel Pentium 4 2Ghz (minimum)
RAM

More RAM will increase system performance.

  • 2 GB of RAM (recommended)
  • 500 MB of RAM (minimum)
Hard Drive
  • 18 GB of free hard drive space (recommended)
  • 5 GB of free hard drive space (minimum)
Display
  • 1280x1024 resolution or larger (recommended)
  • 1024x768 resolution (required to view certain forms properly)
Printer
  • Access to printer
Internet
  • Microsoft Edge
  • Internet Explorer 11
  • Internet Explorer 10
  • Internet Explorer 9
  • Internet Explorer 8
  • Internet Explorer 7 (minimum)
Windows
  • Windows 10
  • Windows 8.1
  • Windows 7 SP1 (minimum)
Microsoft .NET
  • Microsoft .NET Framework 4.6.2 (minimum)
Microsoft Office

32-bit or 64-bit can be used.

  • Microsoft Office 2016
  • Microsoft Office 2013
  • Microsoft Office 2010
  • Microsoft Office 2007 (minimum)

Server Requirements

You can install Windows on a physical server or virtual server as long as it meets the hardware and software requirements.

The following hardware and software are compatible with the Aeon server:

Processor
  • Intel Xeon 3Ghz processor or higher (recommended)
  • Intel Pentium 4 2Ghz processor (minimum)
RAM

More RAM will substantially increase system performance.

  • 8 GB of RAM (recommended)
  • 2 GB of RAM (minimum)
Hard Drive
  • 72 GB high-speed hard drive (recommended)
  • 36 GB hard drive (minimum)
Backup
  • Compatible backup device
SSRS
  • Microsoft SQL Server Reporting Services (included with Microsoft SQL Server)
Microsoft .NET
  • Microsoft .NET 4.6.2 Framework or higher full version
Windows Server
  • Windows Server 2016 (Desktop experience mode only)
  • Windows Server 2012 R2
  • Windows Server 2012
  • Windows Server 2008 R2 (minimum)
SQL Server

SQL Express is not a supported database system.

  • Microsoft SQL Server 2017
  • Microsoft SQL Server 2016
  • Microsoft SQL Server 2014
  • Microsoft SQL Server 2012
  • Microsoft SQL Server 2008 R2
  • Microsoft SQL Server 2008 (minimum)

SQL Server must be configured to use Mixed Mode authentication.

IIS
  • Internet Information Services 8.0
  • Internet Information Services 7.5 (minimum)
SMTP
  • External SMTP server for sending emails

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