Hardware Requirements for System Center 2012 R2

 

Updated: May 13, 2016

Applies To: System Center 2012 R2

Use this information to evaluate if your hardware environment is ready to support the installation of or upgrade to System Center 2012 R2. Use this information to evaluate hardware requirements (processor, RAM, and free hard drive space). Both minimum (min) and recommended (rec) values are provided. Use the information here whether you are deploying one or multiple components.

System Center 2012 R2 serversProcessor (min)Processor (rec)RAM (min)RAM (rec)Hard drive space (min)Hard drive space (rec)
App Controller ServerPentium 4, 2 GHz (x64)Dual-Processor, Dual Core, 2.8 GHz (x64) or greater1 GB4 GB512 MB1 GB
DPM Server1 GHz, dual-core CPU or faster2.33 GHz quad-core CPU4 GB8 GB3 GB3 GB
Operations ManagerUse the Operations Manager Sizing HelperUse the Operations Manager Sizing HelperUse the Operations Manager Sizing HelperUse the Operations Manager Sizing HelperUse the Operations Manager Sizing HelperUse the Operations Manager Sizing Helper
Orchestrator management server2.1 GHz, dual-core CPU or faster2.1 GHz, dual-core CPU or faster1 GB2 GB200 MB200 MB
Orchestrator runbook server2.1 GHz, dual-core CPU or faster2.1 GHz, dual-core CPU or faster1 GB2 GB200 MB200 MB
Orchestrator web service2.1 GHz, dual-core CPU or faster2.1 GHz, dual-core CPU or faster1 GB2 GB200 MB200 MB
Orchestrator Runbook Designer2.1 GHz, dual-core CPU or faster2.1 GHz, dual-core CPU or faster1 GB2 GB200 MB200 MB
Service Manager Management Server4-Core 2.66 GHz CPU4-Core 2.66 GHz CPU8 GB8 GB10 GB10 GB
Service Manager Database8-Core 2.66 GHz CPU8-Core 2.66 GHz CPU8 GB32 GB80 GB80 GB
Service Manager Data Warehouse Management Server4-Core 2.66 GHz CPU4-Core 2.66 GHz CPU8 GB16 GB10 GB10 GB
Service Manager Data Warehouse Databases8-Core 2.66 GHz CPU8-Core 2.66 GHz CPU8 GB32 GB400 GB400 GB
Service Manager Console2-Core 2 GHz CPU2-Core 2 GHz CPU4 GB4 GB10 GB10 GB
Service Manager Self-Service Portal: Web Content Server with SharePoint Web Parts8-Core 2.66 GHz CPU8-Core 2.66 GHz CPU16 GB32 GB80 GB80 GB
Service Provider Foundation2.1 GHz, dual-core CPU or faster2.1 GHz, dual-core CPU or faster1 GB3 GB6 GB16 GB
VMM Management Server (Less than 150 hosts)Pentium 4, 2 GHz (x64)8-Core 2.66 GHz CPU2 GB8 GB2 GB10 GB
VMM Management Server (More than 150 hosts)Pentium 4, 2 GHz (x64)16-Core 2.66 GHz CPU4 GB16 GB4 GB10 GB
VMM Console (Less than 150 hosts)Pentium 4, 1 GHz CPU2-Core 2 GHz CPU2 GB2 GB2 GB10 GB
VMM Console (More than 150 hosts)Pentium 4, dual processor 2 GHz2-Core 2 GHz CPU4 GB4 GB4 GB10 GB
VMM Database (Less than 150 hosts)Pentium 4, 2.8 GHz8-Core 2.66 GHz CPU2 GB8 GB20 GB150 GB
VMM Database (More than 150 hosts)Dual-core 2 GHz (x64)16-Core 2.66 GHz CPU4 GB16 GB50 GB200 GB
vmm12short]** Library ServerPentium 4 2.8 GHz4-Core 2.66 GHz CPU2 GB4 GBVaries based on the number and size of the stored files.Varies based on the number and size of the stored files.

This information does not apply to System Center 2012 Configuration Manager. For those system requirements, see Supported Configurations for Configuration Manager.

System Requirements for System Center 2012 R2
Preparing your environment for System Center 2012 R2 App Controller
Preparing your environment for System Center 2012 R2 Data Protection Manager (DPM)
Preparing your environment for System Center 2012 R2 Operations Manager
Preparing your environment for System Center 2012 R2 Orchestrator
Preparing your environment for System Center 2012 R2 Service Manager
Preparing your environment for System Center 2012 R2 Service Provider Foundation
Preparing your environment for System Center 2012 R2 Virtual Machine Manager

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