Tech Tips Kick Off!

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To kick off Jackson Control Tech Tips, we are going to give you information regarding a question that we have been getting asked around Jackson Control headquarters.

Q: Will Niagara 4.6 run on my Window's Server ‘X’

A: See the platform requirements below for Niagara 4.6

Niagara 4 Supervisors may run acceptably on lower-rated platforms, or may even require more powerful platforms, depending on the application, number if data points integrated, data poll rate, number of con-current users, performance expectations, etc.

  • Processor: Intel Xeon CPU E5-2640 x64 (or better), compatible with dual– and quad-core processors

  • Operating System: Windows 7 professional/Enterprise/Ultimate (32 and 64 bit), Windows 8.1 Professional/Enterprise/Ultimate (32 and 64 bit) Windows 10 (32 and 64 bit), Windows Server 2012 R2 (SP2) Standard/Enterprise, Windows Server 2016, Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.4

  • Memory: 6 GB minimum, 8 GB or more recommended for larger systems

  • Hard Drive: 4 GB minimum, more recommended depending on archiving requirements

  • Display: Video card and monitor capable of displaying 1024 x 768 pixel resolution or greater

  • Network Support: Ethernet adapter (10/100 Mb with RJ-45 connector)

  • Connectivity: Full-time high-speed ISP connection recommended for remote site access (i.e., T1, ADSL, cable modem) and IPv6 compliant

Platform requirements for older versions of Niagara Supervisors are included in the release notes for each particular version.