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Denali System Requirements

DENALI supports multiple system configurations; read below for the specific details for each. Note: Installation must be done on the primary system drive of the PC. If you have any questions about the system requirements for Denali Accounting Software, please contact an Account Executive.

Stand Alone

Stand Alone Configuration

The following tables reflect the current minimum system recommendations and operating platform requirements for DENALI Accounting Software on a single machine. The latest version of SQL Server compatible with Denali is SQL Server 2012. If you are installing SQL Server on a Windows 10 operating system, you must install SQL Server 2012. If SQL Server is going to be installed on a machine containing Windows 10® operating system, it must be SQL Server 2012.

Stand Alone Processor RAM Disk Space
Client, Server, and SQL Server 3.0 GHz or faster 4 GB 60 GB

 

Operating System & Video Recommendations
Client Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 8.1, Windows 10
Client, Server, and SQL Server Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 8.1, Windows 10, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2012, Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows Server 2016
Server *Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2012, or Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows Server 2016
Monitor 1600 x 900 Resolution or faster

 

Peer to Peer

Peer to Peer Configuration

The following tables reflect the current minimum system recommendations and operating platform requirements for DENALI for a multi-computer setup using peer-to-peer.

Peer to Peer Processor RAM Disk Space
Client 3.0 GHz or faster 4 GB 10 GB
Client w/ Crystal Reports Standard 3.0 GHz or faster 4 GB 15 GB
Server w/ SQL Server 3.0 GHz or faster 4 GB 60 GB

 

Operating System & Video Recommendations
Client Windows 7, Windows 8, or Windows 8.1, Windows 10
Client, Server, and SQL Server Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 8.1, Windows 10, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2012, Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows Server 2016
Server *Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2012, or Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows Server 2016
Monitor 1600 x 900 Resolution or faster

 

Two Tier

Two Tier Configuration

The following tables reflect the current minimum system recommendations and operating platform requirements for DENALI multi-user on a client-server setup.

Two Tier Processor RAM Disk Space
Client 3.0 GHz or faster 4 GB 10 GB
Client w/ Crystal Reports Standard 3.0 GHz or faster 4 GB 15 GB
Server w/ SQL Server 3.0 GHz or faster 4 GB 60 GB

 

Two Tier Operating System & Video Recommendations
Client Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 8.1, Windows 10
Server *Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2012, Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows Server 2016
Client, Server, and SQL Server Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 8.1, Windows 10, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2012, Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows Server 2016
Monitor 1600 x 900 Resolution or faster

 

Three Tier

Three Tier Configuration

The following tables reflect the current minimum system recommendations and operating platform requirements for DENALI multi-user on a client-server setup.

Three Tier Processor RAM Disk Space
Client 3.0 GHz or faster 4 GB 10 GB
Client w/ Crystal Reports Standard 3.0 GHz or faster 4 GB 15 GB
Business Application Server 3.0 GHz or faster See users Chart 5 GB
Data Server w/ SQL Server 3.0 GHz or faster 4 GB 60 GB

 

Users:  
1 to 9 4 GB
10 to 38 8 GB
39 to 70 16 GB
71 to 100 32 GB

 

Operating System & Video Recommendations
Client Windows 7, Windows 8, or Windows 8.1, Windows 10
Server *Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2012, Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows Server 2016
Client, Server, and SQL Server Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 8.1, Windows 10, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2012, Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows Server 2016
Monitor 1600 x 900 Resolution or faster

 

Notes

Note: Operating Systems should have the latest available service packs (SPs) from Microsoft®. If you process credit/debit cards using MerchantWARE® TransPort™ (MWT), please be advised that MWT does not support any “Home” versions from Microsoft.

Note: Data servers should have 4 GB for up to 4 users with an additional 2 GB of RAM per user over 4 (i.e. 5 users would be 6 GB, 6 users would be 8 GB)

Note: Denali operates with either 32- or 64-bit operating systems.

Windows Support Lifecycle

  • Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 10, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2012, Windows Server 2016, SQL Server 2012, SQL Server 2014, SQL Server 2016, and SQL Server 2017 are copyrights of Microsoft®.
  • Denali will remain compatible with the above operating systems until Microsoft ends extended support (EOES) for them. To learn more, read the Microsoft Support Lifecycle.

Upcoming EOES

  • EOES for Windows 7 SP1, Windows Server 2008 SP2, and Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1 is 1/14/2020.

Past EOES

Cougar Mountain Software develops leading on-premises accounting solutions. Our hallmark software, DENALI, is specifically designed to scale to clients’ needs while maintaining an unbreakable audit trail. Learn more at www.CougarMtn.com
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