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Application Virtualization System Requirements

Updated: September 10, 2010

Applies To: Application Virtualization

This topic describes the minimum hardware and software requirements for the Microsoft Application Virtualization (App-V) Management Server and Streaming Server.

Application Virtualization Management and Streaming Servers

The following list includes the minimum recommended hardware and software requirements for the App-V Management Server and App-V Streaming Server.

Hardware Requirements

  • Processor—Intel Pentium III, 1 GHz

  • RAM—512 MB

  • Disk space—200 MB available hard disk space, not including the Content directory

Software Requirements

 

Operating System Edition Service Pack System Architecture

Windows Server 2003

Standard Edition

SP1 or SP2

x86 or x64

Windows Server 2003

Enterprise Edition or Datacenter Edition

SP1 or SP2

x86 or x64

Windows Server 2003 R2

Standard Edition

No service pack or SP2

x86 or x64

Windows Server 2003 R2

Enterprise Edition or Datacenter Edition

No service pack or SP2

x86 or x64

Windows Server 2008

Standard, Enterprise, or Datacenter Edition

SP1 or SP2

x86 or x64

Windows Server 2008 R21

Standard, Enterprise, or Datacenter Edition

x64

1Applies to App-V 4.5 SP1 and SP2 only.

Data Store

The following list includes the minimum recommended hardware and software requirements for the computer that is used when you install the data store on a separate server. The data store is required only for the Application Virtualization Management Server.

Hardware Requirements

  • Processor—Intel Pentium III, 850 MHz

  • RAM—512 MB

  • Disk space—200 MB available hard disk space

Software Requirements

 

Operating System Edition Service Pack System Architecture

Windows Server 2003

Standard Edition

SP1 or SP2

x86 or x64

Windows Server 2003

Enterprise Edition or Datacenter Edition

SP1 or SP2

x86 or x64

Windows Server 2003 R2

Standard Edition

No service pack or SP2

x86 or x64

Windows Server 2003 R2

Enterprise Edition or Datacenter Edition

No service pack or SP2

x86 or x64

Windows Server 2008

Standard, Enterprise, or Datacenter Edition

SP1 or SP2

x86 or x64

Windows Server 2008 R21

Standard, Enterprise, or Datacenter Edition

x64

1Applies to App-V 4.5 SP1 and SP2 only.

  • Database—Microsoft SQL Server 2000 SP3a or SP4, SQL Server 2005 SP1, SP2, or SP3, or SQL Server 2008, no service pack or SP1 or SQL Server 2008 R2 (32-bit or 64-bit)

  • Microsoft Data Access Components—MDAC 2.7

  • Domain controller—Active Directory Domain Services or Windows NT 4.0-based primary domain controller (PDC) as the central authentication authority

Management Web Service

The following list includes the minimum recommended hardware and software requirements for the Application Virtualization Management Web Service when it is installed on a separate computer.

Hardware Requirements

  • Processor—Intel Pentium III, 800 MHz

  • RAM—256 MB

  • Disk space—50 MB available hard disk space

Software Requirements

 

Operating System Edition Service Pack System Architecture

Windows Server 2003

Standard Edition

SP1 or SP2

x86 or x64

Windows Server 2003

Enterprise Edition or Datacenter Edition

SP1 or SP2

x86 or x64

Windows Server 2003 R2

Standard Edition

No service pack or SP2

x86 or x64

Windows Server 2003 R2

Enterprise Edition or Datacenter Edition

No service pack or SP2

x86 or x64

Windows Server 2008

Standard, Enterprise, or Datacenter Edition

SP1 or SP2

x86 or x64

Windows Server 2008 R21

Standard, Enterprise, or Datacenter Edition

x64

1Applies to App-V 4.5 SP1 and SP2 only.

  • Internet Information Services—Internet Information Services (IIS) 6.0 configured with Microsoft ASP.NET, IIS 7

  • Microsoft .NET Framework 2.0

Management Console

The following list includes the minimum recommended hardware and software requirements for the Application Virtualization Management Console when it is installed on a separate computer.

Hardware Requirements

  • Processor—Intel Pentium III, 450 MHz

  • RAM—256 MB

  • Disk space—200 MB available hard disk space

Software Requirements

 

Operating System Edition Service Pack System Architecture

Windows XP

Professional Edition

SP2 or SP3

x86 or x64

Windows Vista

Business, Enterprise, or Ultimate Edition

No service pack, SP1, or SP2

x86 or x64

Windows 7

Professional, Enterprise, or Ultimate Edition

x86 or x64

Windows Server 2003

Standard Edition, Enterprise Edition, or Datacenter Edition

SP1 or SP2

x86 or x64

Windows Server 2003 R2

Standard Edition, Enterprise Edition, or Datacenter Edition

No service pack or SP2

x86 or x64

Windows Server 2008

Standard, Enterprise, or Datacenter Edition

SP1 or SP2

x86 or x64

Windows Server 2008 R21

Standard, Enterprise, or Datacenter Edition

x64

1Applies to App-V 4.5 SP1 and SP2 only.

  • Microsoft Management Console—MMC 3.0 or later

  • Microsoft .NET Framework 2.0 SP2 (minimum)

    ImportantImportant
    The minimum requirement is .NET Framework 2.0 SP2 if you must install App-V hotfix KB980850 or subsequent App-V hotfixes on the computer that is running the App-V Management Console.

See Also

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