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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 AloneProcessorRAMDisk Space
Client, Server, and SQL Server3.0 GHz or better equivalent4 GB60 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
Server*Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2012, or Windows Server 2012 R2
Monitor1600 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 PeerProcessorRAMDisk Space
Client3.0 GHz or better equivalent4 GB10 GB
Client w/ Crystal Reports Standard3.0 GHz or better equivalent4 GB15 GB
Server w/ SQL Server3.0 GHz or better equivalent4 GB60 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
Server*Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2012, or Windows Server 2012 R2
Monitor1600 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 TierProcessorRAMDisk Space
Client3.0 GHz or better equivalent4 GB10 GB
Client w/ Crystal Reports Standard3.0 GHz or better equivalent4 GB15 GB
Server w/ SQL Server3.0 GHz or better equivalent4 GB60 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
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
Monitor1600 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 TierProcessorRAMDisk Space
Client3.0 GHz or better equivalent4 GB10 GB
Client w/ Crystal Reports Standard3.0 GHz or better equivalent4 GB15 GB
Business Application Server3.0 GHz or better equivalentSee users Chart5 GB
Data Server w/ SQL Server3.0 GHz or better equivalent4 GB60 GB
 
Users:
1 to 94 GB
10 to 388 GB
39 to 7016 GB
71 to 10032 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
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
Monitor1600 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.


* 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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