System Requirements for DocuWare Version 7.1

The following requirements exist for the DocuWare setup:

The current user must have local administrator rights on the computer

.NET 4.61

Windows Installer 4.5

DocuWare Server and Clients run on the following operating systems:

Windows 7 (at least SP1, 64 bit)*, Clients also 32 bit

Windows 8 (64 bit)*, Clients also 32 bit

Windows 8.1 (64bit)*, Clients also 32 bit

Windows 10 (64bit)*, Clients also 32 bit

Windows Server 2008 R2 (64 bit)

Windows Server 2012 (64 bit)

Windows Server 2012 R2 (64-bit)

Windows Server 2016 (64-bit)

Windows Server 2019 (64-bit)

* NOT recommended because of strong IIS request limits (10 concurrent requests maximum). User experience might be severely degraded for more than three users.
Azure VMs are not supported for running DocuWare, neither for servers nor for clients.

For Web-based applications, the following browsers are supported:

Internet Explorer 11

Firefox 50 and later
(For Firefox versions starting in March 2017, except for those components within the DocuWare configuration which are based on Silverlight.)

Chrome 54 and later
(Except for those components within the DocuWare configuration which are based on Silverlight.)

Edge
(Except for those components within the DocuWare configuration which are based on Silverlight.)

Databases

Microsoft SQL Server 2008, 2012, 2014 and 2016

  • Sysadmin rights are required for: Installation, Upgrade.

Oracle 12c (except for Multitenant Architecture) must be installed on a separate machine

MySQL 5.0 and later


Special requirement for DocuWare Cloud:

Access only via TLS protocol version 1.2


Special requirement for DocuWare Desktop:

If DocuWare Desktop is used on a computer with Windows Server 2008, "Desktop Experience" must be installed.


Special requirements for Connect to Outlook

Microsoft Office 2013 and Outlook 2016 in 32-bit and 64-bit versions.


Microsoft Exchange Server 2007, 2010, 2013 and 2016


Special requirements for Connect to Mail

Microsoft Exchange Server 2007, 2010, 2013 and 2016


Special requirements for DocuWare Request

.NET 4.5 or higher is required to start a DocuWare Request created with DocuWare Version 7.


Special requirements for Intelligent Indexing as local Installation:

In combination with DocuWare from version 6.1 on

The Windows Server 2012 R2 operating system is recommended

Separate server machine with:
Quad-core processor (e.g. Intel Core i5)
8 GB RAM


Hardware Requirements

These requirements are valid for DocuWare Services only! Any additional external application on the same machine require additional resources.


DocuWare Services

CPU 2 * 2,0 GHz minimum, 4 * 3,2 GHz recommended

RAM 4 GB minimum, 8 GB – recommended

Hard disk
- minimum 5 GB hard disk space
- SSD recommended
- documents should be stored on a separate internal hard drive or external storage system


Database

DocuWare Internal Database:
CPU: minimum 2 * 1,4 GHz, recommended 2* 3,2 GHz
RAM: minimum 1 GB
Hard disk:

MySQL, SQL Server, Oracle:
System Requirements of database vendor must be followed

DocuWare recommends the use of Microsoft SQL-Server as Database system for Systems with more than 1 Million documents (without fulltext index) or with more the 200.000 document pages (with fulltext index).

MS SQL or MySQL 64 Bit recommended when using Workflow Manager

In larger installations we recommend to use a dedicated machine for the database


Fulltext

DocuWare Fulltext Service (required for searching in the fulltext of the documents):
minimum 1 * 1,4 GHz, recommended 2* 3,2 GHz
RAM: minimum 1 GB, recommended 2 GB

In larger installations we recommend to use a dedicated machine for the fulltext.


Examples

DocuWare, all Server- and Web Components including the Internal Database on one machine (Windows Server 2012 Standard), without Fulltext

Minimal Requirements:
CPU: 2 x 2,0 GHz (DocuWare Services) + 2 x 1,4 GHz (Internal Database) = 4 x 2,0 GHz
RAM: 4 GB (DocuWare) + 1 GB (Internal Database) = 5 GB

Recommended Resources
CPU: 4 x 3,2 GHz (DocuWare Services) + 2 x 3,2 GHz (Internal Database) = 6 x 3,2 GHz
RAM: 8 GB (DocuWare Services + 1 GB (Internal Database) = 9 GB

DocuWare, all Server- Web Components including Microsoft SQL 2014 Standard Version on one machine (Windows Server 2012 Standard), with Fulltext

Minimal Requirements:
CPU: 2 x 2,0 GHz (DocuWare Services + 2 x 1,4 GHz (MSSQL 2014 Standard) + 1,4 GHz (Fulltext)= 5 x 2,0 GHz

RAM: 4 GB (DocuWare Services) + 1 GB (MSSQL 2014 Standard) + 1 GB (Fulltext) = 6 GB

Recommended Resources:
CPU: 4 x 3,2 GHz (DocuWare Services) + 2 x 2,0 GHz (MSSQL 2014 Standard) + 2 x 3,2 GHz= 8 x 3,2 GHz
RAM: 8 GB (DocuWare Services) + 4 GB (MSSQL 2014 Standard) + 2GB (Fulltext) = 14 GB


DocuWare Desktop Apps (Scan & Import Clients)

CPU: 4 * 2,0 GHz minimum

RAM 4 GB minimum, 8 GB recommended

Hard disk: Minimum of 2 GB hard disk space for programs