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i4connected Knowledgebase 5.6

Requirements and Recommendations


Learn about the Software and Hardware requirements and recommendations relevant for the i4connected product.

i4connected is supported in virtual machine environments, such as Hyper-V and VMware. In addition to the resources required by the host server, the resources required by the virtual machine running the i4connected and the additional software must be also taken into account.

The hardware and software recommendations below satisfy the requirements of all i4connected prerequisites.

Server Hardware Requirements:



Number of CPU cores


16 (or more)


8 GB

32 GB (or more)

Hard Disk/SSD

300 GB

500 GB SSD (or more)

Server Software Requirements:



Operating System

Microsoft Windows Server 2016 (64 bit) (or higher)

Microsoft Windows Server 2016 (or higher)

Database Server

Microsoft SQL Server 2016 Standard (or higher)


SQL Server Standard works with small and middle-sized databases. Depending on your requirements for data frequency and storage time, our professional services will help you choose the right installation.

Microsoft SQL Server 2016 Enterprise (or higher)

Web Server

Internet Information Server (IIS)

Internet Information Services (IIS) 10.0

.Net Framework

.NET Framework 4.8 (or higher)

.NET Core

.NET Core Runtime and Hosting Bundle 6.0

Client Software Requirements:



Web Browser

Chrome, Microsoft Edge, Firefox, Safari

Latest browser versions available for desktop and mobile operating systems


The i4connected Printing service is based on Chromium, hence it is recommended to install it somewhere accessible for the ASP.NET Core application. The needed Chromium version can be downloaded from here.

For more details, check out the "API Printing service installation" tutorial.