Before beginning your install of Forecast 5, we recommend you run through this check list to ensure that you do not run into any issues.
|PERMISSIONS||Admin permissions on computer and SQL server*|
|PASSWORDS||SA SQL password|
|PREREQUISITE SOFTWARE||.NET Framework 4.5 & SQL server 2012 and greater|
|SQL SERVER: NEW OR EXISTING||Microsoft SQL Server – Local Db (for single computer license) or Microsoft SQL Server 2012 Express Edition or Greater. Check Server Firewall is configured to allow SQL Server Access (see https://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ms175043(v=sql.120).aspx )|
|OPERATING SYSTEM||Windows 8 and higher|
|FREE HARD DRIVE SPACE||10 GB or higher|
|SYSTEM MEMORY||8 GB or higher|
|HARD DISK||SATA 12 HDD @ 10,000 RPM or Greater (for single computer). SSD (for network licenses).|
|CPU||2.0 GHZ Quad Core or Greater**|
|SCREEN RESOLUTION||1920 x 1080|
Please note that Forecast 5 cannot connect to an existing database and will need to create its own. (Unless it is a Forecast 5 Version 3 database).
* Only relevant in a multi-user environment or when using SQL Server Express and above (Not the default LocalDB)
** Please increase this requirement should the machine be hosting the SQL Server also (Not including LocalDB)