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eThink Enterprise Hardware and Software Requirements

eThink V2.0

Windows Enterprise Server Hardware Requirements

The eThink enterprise or workgroup server must be on an Intel Pentium-based machine running the Microsoft Windows NT Server or Windows 2000+ Server operating system. The following table is a guideline for the server hardware requirements however, Kepner-Tregoe strongly recommends working with database vendor to size the server based upon the number of concurrent users and the anticipated data volume.

Hardware Requirements Notes
CPU 400Mhz (minimum)

Intel Pentium

Kepner-Tregoe strongly recommends multi-processors for heavier use environments

RAM 512 MB (minimum) 1GB or higher (recommended)
Hard Drive 6 GB (minimum)

Optimal hard drive specifications vary based upon your environment

Recommend SCSI Raid

CD-ROM   Required for Installation
Ethernet connection   Connect the client and server using this method.
SMTP Host   Optional, however required for email

 

Enterprise Server Software Requirements

The following table lists the minimum software requirements for an eThink enterprise server.

MICROSOFT SQL SERVER 2000 AND 2005

Software Requirements Notes
Operating System Windows NT Server 4.0 with Service Pack 4 or higher, or Windows 2000 Server Kepner-Tregoe strongly recommends service pack 6A for NT 4.0.
Database Microsoft SQL Server 2000 or 2005  
Database Administration Microsoft SQL Server Enterprise Manager & SQL Query Analyzer SQL Server includes Enterprise Manager & SQL Query Analyzer.
Internet browser Microsoft Internet Explorer 4.01 Service Pack 2 or higher, Netscape Navigator 4.0 or higher Microsoft Internet Explorer 5.0 or higher
PDF Reader Adobe Acrobat Reader 6.0 Installs with eThink

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eThink V1.3.2

Windows Enterprise Server Hardware Requirements

The eThink enterprise or workgroup server must be on an Intel Pentium-based machine running the Microsoft Windows NT Server or Windows 2000+ Server operating system. The following table is a guideline for the server hardware requirements however, Kepner-Tregoe strongly recommends working with database vendor to size the server based upon the number of concurrent users and the anticipated data volume.

Hardware Requirements Notes
CPU 400Mhz (minimum)

Intel Pentium

Kepner-Tregoe strongly recommends multi-processors for heavier use environments

RAM 512 MB (minimum) 1GB or higher (recommended)
Hard Drive 6 GB (minimum)

Optimal hard drive specifications vary based upon your environment

Recommend SCSI Raid

CD-ROM   Required for Installation
Ethernet connection   Connect the client and server using this method.
SMTP Host   Optional, however required for email

 

Enterprise Server Software Requirements

The following table lists the minimum software requirements for an eThink enterprise server.

Software Requirements Notes
Operating System Windows NT Server 4.0 with Service Pack 4 or higher, or Windows 2000 Server Kepner-Tregoe strongly recommends service pack 6A for NT 4.0.
Database Oracle Enterprise 8.0x or 8.1x
or Microsoft SQL Server 2000
Currently Oracle v9i is not supported
 
Database Administration Oracle SQL*Plus 8.06 or higher
or for Microsoft SQL Server: Enterprise Manager & SQL Query Analyzer
SQL*Plus is on the database CD, but licensed separately. SQL Server includes Enterprise Manager & SQL Query Analyzer.
Oracle Import/Export
(Oracle only)
Imp80 and Exp80 (Oracle 8.0x) or Imp and Exp (Oracle 8.1x) Must match your release of Oracle
Networking Software
(Oracle only)
Oracle Client Software CD Must match your release of Oracle and Oracle RDBMS.
Internet browser Microsoft Internet Explorer 4.01 service pack 2 or higher, Netscape Navigator 4.0 or higher Microsoft Internet Explorer 5.0 or higher (recommended)
PDF Reader Adobe Acrobat Reader 4.0 Installs with eThink