The operating system can be installed on bare metal, or within Hyper-V, VMware, or other virtual environments. It is recommended that the physical server be located within the production facility; however, satisfactory results are possible in remote server installations.
The following operating systems have been tested and are acceptable:
► Windows 7 Professional 64 bit
► Windows Server 2012 R2
► Windows Server 2016
► Windows Server 2019
► Windows 10 Professional 64 bit
► Windows 10 Enterprise 64 bit
Minimum of 2 vCPUs (prefer 4)
16GB RAM (dynamic memory is fine)
System drive (C:) Minimum of 100GB
Data Drive (E:) Minimum of 60GB
Two communication ports are recommended. One port dedicated to process/PLC data traffic, and the second connection dedicated to user and administrator traffic connected to the facility intranet.