Single-Computer Requirements for System Center 2012 - Orchestrator

 

Updated: May 13, 2016

Applies To: System Center 2012 - Orchestrator, System Center 2012 R2 Orchestrator

This section describes the minimum hardware and software configuration required for a full installation of System Center 2012 - Orchestrator on a single computer.

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Orchestrator is not supported when installed on the same computer as a domain controller.

The following minimum hardware configuration is required for a full installation of Orchestrator:

  • Minimum 1 gigabyte (GB) of RAM, 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 a full installation of Orchestrator on a single computer.

FeatureOperating system
Management server

Orchestrator web service

Runbook Designer

runbook server
Windows Server 2008 R2

The following software is required for a full installation of Orchestrator on a single computer:

  • Microsoft SQL Server 2008 R2 – Orchestrator requires only the basic SQL Server features found in the Database Engine Service. No additional features are required. 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.

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    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.

  • Microsoft Internet Information Services (IIS) – Orchestrator Setup enables IIS if it is not enabled.

  • 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.

  • Microsoft .NET Framework 4

We recommend the following software for a full installation of Orchestrator on a single computer:

  • Join the computer to an Active Directory domain.
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On first use of the Orchestration console, you are prompted to install Microsoft Silverlight 4 on the computer if it is not already installed.

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