Management Server Requirements for System Center 2012 R2 Orchestrator
Updated: November 1, 2013
Applies To: System Center 2012 R2 Orchestrator
|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.
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
The following table lists the supported operating systems for the Orchestrator management server.
Windows Server 2008 R2
Windows Server 2012
Windows Server 2012 R2
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.
Note 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.
Other ResourcesIndividual Feature Requirements
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