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Management Server Requirements for System Center 2012 R2 Orchestrator

Updated: November 1, 2013

Applies To: System Center 2012 R2 Orchestrator

ImportantImportant
These system requirements are for System Center 2012 R2 Orchestrator. To see the system requirements for Orchestrator in System Center 2012 Service Pack 1 (SP1), see Management Server Requirements for Orchestrator in System Center 2012 SP1. To see the system requirements for System Center 2012 - Orchestrator, see Management Server Requirements for System Center 2012 - Orchestrator.

This topic describes the hardware and software requirements for installation of the System Center 2012 - Orchestrator management server.

Hardware

The following minimum hardware configuration is required for the Orchestrator management server:

  • 1 gigabyte (GB) of RAM minimum, 2 GB or more recommended

  • 200 megabyte (MB) of available hard disk space

  • Dual-core Intel microprocessor, 2.1 gigahertz (GHz) or better

Operating system

The following table lists the supported operating systems for the Orchestrator management server.

 

Feature Operating system

Management server

Windows Server 2008 R2

Windows Server 2012

Windows Server 2012 R2

Software

The following software must be deployed and available to install the Orchestrator management server:

  • Microsoft SQL Server 2008 R2 or Microsoft SQL Server 2012- Orchestrator requires only the basic SQL Server features found in the Database Engine Service. No additional features are required. The instance of SQL Server can either be installed locally on the management server or on a separate dedicated database server. Orchestrator supports SQL_Latin1_General_CP1_CI_AS for collation.  The installation wizard uses SQL_Latin1_General_CP1_CI_AS as the default collation to create the orchestration database.

    noteNote
    Management servers and runbook servers installed on the same computer must use the same database. The management server must run as a 32-bit application.

The targeted computer requires the following software to install the Orchestrator management server:

  • Microsoft .NET Framework 3.5 Service Pack 1 - Orchestrator Setup installs and enables .NET Framework 3.5 SP1 if it is not installed and enabled.

See Also

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For additional resources, see Information and Support for System Center 2012.

Tip: Use this query to find online documentation in the TechNet Library for System Center 2012. For instructions and examples, see Search the System Center 2012 Documentation Library.
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