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System Requirements Denali

DENALI supports multiple system configurations; read below for the specific details for each. If you have any questions about the system requirements for Denali Accounting Software, please speak with one of our Account Executives at (800) 388-3038.

Stand Alone Configuration

The following charts reflect the current minimum system recommendations and operating platform requirements for DENALI Accounting Software on a single machine. Note: Installation must be done on the primary system drive of the PC.

Stand Alone Processor RAM Disk Space
Client, Server, and SQL Server 3.0 GHz or better equivalent 4 GB 60 GB

 

Operating System & Video Recommendations
Client *Windows Vista, Windows 7, Windows 8, or Windows 8.1, Windows 10
Client, Server, and SQL Server *Windows Vista, Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 8.1, Windows 10, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2012, Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows Server 2016
Server *Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2012, or Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows Server 2016
Monitor 1600 x 900 Resolution or better

Note: Operating Systems should have the latest available service packs (SPs) from Microsoft®. If processing credit/debit cards using MerchantWARE® TransPort™ (MWT), please be advised that MWT does not support any Vista* operating platform, or any “Home” versions from Microsoft.

Note: Data servers should use have 4 GB for up to 4 users with an additional 2 GB of RAM per user over 4 (i.e. 5 users would be 6 GB, 5 users would be 8 GB)

Note: Denali operates with either 32 or 64 bit operating systems.


Peer to Peer Configuration

The following tables reflect the current minimum system recommendations and operating platform requirements for DENALI for a multi-computer setup using peer-to-peer.

Peer to Peer Processor RAM Disk Space
Client 3.0 GHz or better equivalent 4 GB 10 GB
Client w/ Crystal Reports Standard 3.0 GHz or better equivalent 4 GB 15 GB
Server w/ SQL Server 3.0 GHz or better equivalent 4 GB 60 GB

 

Operating System & Video Recommendations
Client *Windows Vista, Windows 7, Windows 8, or Windows 8.1, Windows 10
Client, Server, and SQL Server *Windows Vista, Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 8.1, Windows 10, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2012, Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows Server 2016
Server *Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2012, or Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows Server 2016
Monitor 1600 x 900 Resolution or better

Note: Operating Systems should have the latest available service packs (SPs) from Microsoft®. If processing credit/debit cards using MerchantWARE® TransPort™ (MWT), please be advised that MWT does not support any Vista* operating platform, or any “Home” versions from Microsoft.

Note: Data servers should use have 4 GB for up to 4 users with an additional 2 GB of RAM per user over 4 (i.e. 5 users would be 6 GB, 5 users would be 8 GB)

Note: Denali operates with either 32 or 64 bit operating systems.


Two Tier Configuration

The following tables reflect the current minimum system recommendations and operating platform requirements for DENALI multi-user on a client-server setup.

Two Tier Processor RAM Disk Space
Client 3.0 GHz or better equivalent 4 GB 10 GB
Client w/ Crystal Reports Standard 3.0 GHz or better equivalent 4 GB 15 GB
Server w/ SQL Server 3.0 GHz or better equivalent 4 GB 60 GB

 

Two Tier Operating System & Video Recommendations
Client *Windows Vista, Windows 7, Windows 8, or Windows 8.1, Windows 10
Server *Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2012, or Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows Server 2016
Client, Server, and SQL Server *Windows Vista, Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 8.1, Windows 10, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2012, Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows Server 2016
Monitor 1600 x 900 Resolution or better

Note: Operating Systems should have the latest available service packs (SPs) from Microsoft®. If processing credit/debit cards using MerchantWARE® TransPort™ (MWT), please be advised that MWT does not support any Vista* operating platform, or any “Home” versions from Microsoft.

Note: Data servers should use have 4 GB for up to 4 users with an additional 2 GB of RAM per user over 4 (i.e. 5 users would be 6 GB, 5 users would be 8 GB)

Note: Denali operates with either 32 or 64 bit operating systems.


Three Tier Configuration

The following tables reflect the current minimum system recommendations and operating platform requirements for DENALI multi-user on a client-server setup.

Three Tier Processor RAM Disk Space
Client 3.0 GHz or better equivalent 4 GB 10 GB
Client w/ Crystal Reports Standard 3.0 GHz or better equivalent 4 GB 15 GB
Business Application Server 3.0 GHz or better equivalent See users Chart 5 GB
Data Server w/ SQL Server 3.0 GHz or better equivalent 4 GB 60 GB

 

Users:
1 to 9 4 GB
10 to 38 8 GB
39 to 70 16 GB
71 to 100 32 GB

 

Operating System & Video Recommendations
Client *Windows Vista, Windows 7, Windows 8, or Windows 8.1, Windows 10
Server *Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2012, or Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows Server 2016
Client, Server, and SQL Server *Windows Vista, Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 8.1, Windows 10, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2012, Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows Server 2016
Monitor 1600 x 900 Resolution or better

Note: Operating Systems should have the latest available service packs (SPs) from Microsoft®. If processing credit/debit cards using MerchantWARE® TransPort™ (MWT), please be advised that MWT does not support any Vista* operating platform, or any “Home” versions from Microsoft.

Note: Data servers should use have 4 GB for up to 4 users with an additional 2 GB of RAM per user over 4 (i.e. 5 users would be 6 GB, 5 users would be 8 GB)

Note: Denali operates with either 32 or 64 bit operating systems.

Note: go here for CMS Professional System Recommendations


* Cougar Mountain software (DENALI) will remain compatible with the above operating systems until Microsoft ends extended support for them. For instance,

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