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Updated on 1/17/2020
Version 2019.4
Prerequisites
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System Requirements

FireStart Server 1

  • Operating System: Windows Server 2012 or higher
  • Memory: Minimum 8GB RAM
  • Processor: x64-Processor, Quad-Core (2,0 GHz) recommended / minimum Dual-Core (2,4 GHz)
  • Storage: ~1 GB available hard drive space
  • SQL-Server:
    • Microsoft SQL Server 2014 or higher recommended / minimum SQL Server 2014 Express Edition (limitations of the Express Edition will result in a loss of performance)
    • Enabled FileStream
    • Note: Regular database backups are the customers' responsibility.
    • Recommended: Microsoft SQL Management Studio
  • Server Certificate (3 options):
    • Own certificate via PKI,
    • Public certificate via Let's Encrypt,
    • Self-signed certificate, which needs to be rolled out on the clients.
    • Note: The certificate must have a minimum key length of 2048 bytes.
  • Software:
    • .NET Framework 4.7.1 or higher
    • Internet Information Services 8.0 or higher to host the FireStart Process Portal
  • User accounts ²:
    • A global Security Group "FSadmins" with at least one user (e.g. "FSadmin") as member. Users in this group can administrate the system and automatically have full permissions on all scopes and models on the system.
    • One user "PFSservice" as FireStart service user. This user must be a member of the local administrator's group.
    • A user with a mailbox on the configured mail provider for FireStart to send task mails and notifications.
  • Firewall:
    • The server must be reachable from all required clients via an adjustable port (Default = 443).
    • Calls to the FireStart web service (especially in workflow scenarios) also use the port configured above. The FireStart Process Portal can, but doesn’t have to be, hosted on the same port as the FireStart server.

Remote Event Receiver

  • Can be installed stand-alone or on the same machine as the FireStart server.
  • Internet Information Services 8.0 or higher
  • .NET Core 2.1 Runtime & Hosting Bundle for Windows

FireStart IdentityServer

  • Can be installed stand-alone or on the same machine as the FireStart server.
  • Internet Information Services 8.0 or higher
  • .NET Core 2.1 Runtime & Hosting Bundle for Windows

FireStart Client

  • Operating System: Windows 10 or higher recommended / minimum Windows 7 SP1
  • Memory: 2 GB RAM recommended / minimum 1 GB RAM
  • Processor: Quad-Core (2,2 GHz) recommended / minimum Dual-Core (1,83 GHz)
  • Resolution: Min. 1440 x 900 recommended / minimum 1280 x 1024
  • Graphic: Graphics card with 256 MB memory recommended / minimum integrated graphics with 128MB dedicated graphics memory
  • Storage: ~5 MB (Program Files) + ~100 MB per user (AppData\Local) available hard drive space
  • Software:
    • .NET Framework 4.7.1 or higher

FireStart Outlook Add-In

  • Microsoft Outlook 2010 or higher (32- and 64-bit versions are supported)
  • .NET Framework 4.7.1 or higher

FireStart Process Portal

  • Internet Explorer 11 or higher, or current versions of Chrome, Edge, Firefox or Safari
  • The client machine also needs to be able to reach the FireStart server on its configurable port (Default = 443).

FireStart SharePoint TaskList

  • Microsoft SharePoint Foundation 2013 or Microsoft SharePoint Server 2013

Setup Checklist

Please make sure to complete the checklist before starting the installation.


For questions or further information please contact our support team via mail (support@firestart.com) or via phone (+43 732 90444-20).


1 Depending on the use case and the required performance, the hardware requirements can be higher.
2 The names of the system accounts and groups are adaptable, the number of required system accounts and groups are not modifiable.



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