3.1 System Requirements

You must install eDirectory on one of the following minimum platforms.

  • One of the following operating systems:

    The following table contains a list of the certified and supported server operating systems that eDirectory can run on.

    IMPORTANT:Certified means the Operating System has been fully tested and supported. However, if an Operating System is listed as Supported it means that it has not yet been tested, but it is expected to work.

    Certified Server Operating System Version

    Supported Operating Systems

    Notes

    Windows Server 2008 (x64) (Standard/Enterprise/Data Center Edition)

    Supported on later versions of support packs

     

    Windows Server 2008 R2 (Standard/Enterprise/Data Center Edition)

    Supported on later versions of support packs

     

    Windows 2012 Server

    Supported on later versions of support packs

     

    Windows Server 2012 R2

    Supported on later versions of support packs

     

IMPORTANT:

  • You must use an account that has administrative rights to install eDirectory 8.8 SP8 on Windows Server 2008 R2.

  • Windows desktop versions are not supported.

eDirectory also requires the following:

  • An assigned IP address

  • Administrative rights to the Windows server and to all portions of the eDirectory tree that contain domain-enabled User objects. For an installation into an existing tree, you need administrative rights to the Tree object so that you can extend the schema and create objects.

Refer to the OS recommended hardware requirements for your Windows server.