System Requirements

Before installing any Autodesk® products, it is important that you verify that your computer meets, or exceeds, the minimum system requirements for operation.

If your system does not meet the minimum requirements, problems can occur while running the product, and at the operating system level.

For more information about determining the bit count for your operating system, refer to the Microsoft® Support site and read http://support.microsoft.com/kb/827218.

Operating Systems

·         Microsoft Windows 32-bit System Requirements

·         Microsoft Windows 64-bit System Requirements

·         Citrix System Requirements





System Requirements (32-bit)

The following tables outline the hardware and software requirements if you're running on a system installed with a 32-bit environment.

Hardware and Software Requirements

Operating System

·     Microsoft® Windows® XP Professional, Service Pack 3 (SP3) or later.

·     Windows 7 Ultimate

·     Windows 7 Enterprise

·     Windows 7 Professional

·     Windows 8

·     Windows 8 Professional

·     Windows 8 Enterprise

For more information on Windows 7 see http://www.microsoft.com/windows7.


Browser

Internet Explorer® 7.0 or later


Processor

Windows XP - Intel® Pentium® 4 or AMD Athlon Dual Core, 1.6 GHz or higher with SSE2 technology.

Windows 7 or Windows 8 - Intel Pentium 4 or AMD Athlon Dual Core, 3.0 GHz or higher with SSE2 technology.


Memory

2 GB RAM (minimum)

4 GB RAM (recommended)


Display Resolution

1024 x 768 (1600 x 1050 or higher recommended) with True Color


Hard Disk

9 GB for installation (downloaded file)


Pointing Device

MS-Mouse compliant


Media

Download and Installation from DVD


.NET Framework

.NET Framework Version 4.0 Sp1


Additional Requirements for 3D Modeling

·     Intel Pentium 4 processor or AMD Athlon, 3.0 GHz or greater or Intel or AMD Dual Core processor, 2.0 GHz or greater.

·     4 GB RAM or more.

·     6 GB free hard disk available not including installation requirements.

·     1280 x 1024 true color video display adapter with 128 MB or greater, Pixel Shader 3.0 or greater, Direct3D® capable workstation class graphics card.

Note: 64-bit Operating Systems are recommended if you are working with Large Datasets, Point Clouds and 3D Modeling - please refer to the AutoCAD Map 3D 64-bit System Requirements for more information.


Optional Software

  Citrix XenApp® 6.0 or 6.5 on Windows Server® 2008 R2

 64-bit


Optional for Industry Models

SAP Crystal Reports runtime engine for .NET Framework 4.0


An instance of Oracle® is optional for some products.

Optional: Database

Oracle Database Specifications - Server

·     Oracle 10g R2 (10.2.0.4.0) Standard Edition, Standard Edition One, or Enterprise Edition

·     Oracle 11g R2 (11.2.0.3.0) Enterprise Edition

·     Oracle 11g R1 (11.1.0.7.0) Enterprise Edition

·     Oracle 10g or 11g Enterprise Edition is required to support jobs and long transactions

·     Oracle 11g and Spatial are required to support 3D

·     Microsoft Windows Server® 2008 R2 requires Oracle 11g R2


Oracle Database Specifications - Client

·     Oracle Database 10g Client Release 2 (10.2.0.4.0) Administrator (Not Instant or Run-time)

·     Oracle Database 11g Client Release 2 (11.2.0.3.0) Administrator (not Instant or Run-time)

·     Microsoft Windows 7 requires an Oracle 11g R2 Client


Note: The following information is sensitive and should be distributed only to individuals authorized to use the Infrastructure Administrator and Server Administrator.

During the installation and configuration of your products, you must connect to the database. Make sure your administrator provides the following settings and passwords:

·         Oracle user with rights on SYS.DBMS_RLS and DBA rights (default "SYS AS SYSDBA"). Default = SYS

·         Oracle system user: Default = SYSTEM

·         Service name: Default = ORCL

·         Spatial system user MDSYS (unlocked: we recommend that you unlock MDSYS through the Industry Model Setup after you have installed the Infrastructure Administrator).

·         Tablespace defaults: Tablespace: USERS, Temporary tablespace: TEMP, and Index.

 

FDO Provider Requirements

FDO Provider

Certified with

Notes

Microsoft SQL Server

Microsoft SQL Server® 2008 SP2 supporting Standard, and Enterprise Editions

 

Industry Models support Microsoft SQL Server 2008 R2 and Microsoft SQL Server 2012


Oracle 10g Release 2

Oracle Standard, and Enterprise Editions


Oracle 11g Release 2

Oracle Express, Standard, and Enterprise Editions


 

Raster

DEM, JPG2K, DTED, MrSID, ECW, PNG, ESRI Grid, TIFF, JPEG, ESRI ASCII

Not supported on Linux


Autodesk SDF

3.0


ESRI ArcSDE

ArcSDE® 9.3 SP1

ArcSDE 10

This Provider requires ESRI® licensed components to be installed on client system. Required components depend on the type of connection (SDE Service or Direct Connect).


ESRI ArcGIS

ArcGIS® 10.0 (32-bit only)

This Provider requires the ESRI licensed ArcObjects library to be installed on the client system.


MySQL

5.5


ODBC

The FDO ODBC provider has been tested with corresponding versions of ODBC drivers that are shipped with the relevant supported operating systems version.


OGC WMS

WMS 1.3.0


OGC WFS

WFS 1.1.0


SQLite

SQLite 3.6


PostgreSQL

PostGIS 1.5

PostgreSQL 9.0


 

ODBC Drivers

Tested Versions

Microsoft Access Driver (*.mdb, *.accdb)

XP Pro SP3 - 2.00.6423.1000


Note: Adobe® Flash® Player is not installed by default. If a version of Flash is not currently installed on your system, a message is displayed requesting that you install it. Flash Player can be installed from the product media or Adobe’s website - www.adobe.com.

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System Requirements (64-bit)

The following tables outline the hardware and software requirements if you're running on a system installed with a 64-bit environment.

Hardware and Software Requirements

Operating Systems

·     Microsoft Windows XP Professional, Service Pack 2 (SP2) or later.

·     Windows 7 Ultimate

·     Windows 7 Enterprise

·     Windows 7 Professional

·     Windows 8

·     Windows 8 Professional

·     Windows 8 Enterprise

For more information on Windows 7 see http://www.microsoft.com/windows7.

.


Browser

Internet Explorer® 7.0 or later


Processor

AMD Athlon® 64 with SSE2 technology.

AMD Opteron with SSE2 technology.

Intel Xeon® with Intel EM64T support and SSE2 technology.

Intel Pentium® 4 with Intel EM64T support and SSE2 technology.


Memory

4 GB RAM (minimum)

8 GB RAM (recommended)


Display Resolution

1024 x 768 (1600 x 1050 or higher recommended) with true color


Hard Disk

9 GB for installation (downloaded file)


Pointing Device

MS-Mouse compliant


Media

Download and Installation from DVD


.NET Framework

.NET Framework Version 4.0 SP1


Additional Requirements for 3D Modeling

·     4 GB RAM or more.

·     6 GB free hard disk available not including installation requirements.

·     1280 x 1024 true color video display adapter with 128 MB or greater, Pixel Shader 3.0 or greater, Direct3D® capable workstation class graphic card.


Optional Software

·     Citrix XenApp® 6.0 or 6.5 on Windows Server® 2008 R2 - 64-bit.


Optional for Industry Models

SAP® Cyrstal Reports runtime engine for .NET Framework 4.0


An instance of Oracle is optional for some products.

Optional: Database

Oracle Database Specifications - Server

·         Oracle 10g R2 (10.2.0.4.0) Standard Edition, Standard Edition One, or Enterprise Edition

·         Oracle 11g R2 (11.2.0.3.0) Enterprise Edition

·         Oracle 11g R1 (11.1.0.7.0) Enterprise Edition

·         Oracle 10g or 11g Enterprise Edition is required to support jobs and long transactions

·         Oracle 11g and Spatial are required to support 3D

·         Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2 requires Oracle 11g R2


Oracle Database Specifications - Client

·          Oracle Database 10g Client Release 2 (10.2.0.4.0) Administrator (Not Instant or Run-time)

      Oracle Database 11g Client Release 2 (11.2.0.3.0) Administrator (Not Instant or Run-time)

·         Microsoft Windows 7 requires an Oracle 11g R2 Client


Note: The following information is sensitive and should be distributed only to individuals authorized to use the Infrastructure Administrator and Server Administrator.

During the installation and configuration of your products, you must connect to the database. Make sure your administrator provides the following settings and passwords:

·         Oracle user with rights on SYS.DBMS_RLS and DBA rights (default "SYS AS SYSDBA"). Default = SYS

·         Oracle system user: Default = SYSTEM

·         Service name: Default = ORCL

·         Spatial system user MDSYS (unlocked: we recommend that you unlock MDSYS through the Server Asministrator after you have installed the Infrastructure Administrator).

·         Tablespace defaults: Tablespace: USERS, Temporary tablespace: TEMP, and Index.

 

FDO Provider Requirements

FDO Provider

Certified with

Notes

Microsoft SQL Server

Microsoft SQL Server® 2008 SP2 supporting Standard, and Enterprise Editions

 

Industry Models support Microsoft SQL Server 2008 R2 and Microsoft SQL Server 2012


Oracle 10g Release 2

Oracle Standard, and Enterprise Editions


Oracle 11g Release 2

Oracle Express, Standard, and Enterprise Editions


Raster

DEM, JPG2K, DTED, MrSID, ECW, PNG, ESRI Grid, TIFF, JPEG, ESRI ASCII

Not supported on Linux


Autodesk SDF

3.0


ESRI ArcSDE

ArcSDE® 9.3 SP1

ArcSDE 10

This Provider requires ESRI® licensed components to be installed on client system. Required components depend on the type of connection (SDE Service or Direct Connect).


ESRI ArcGIS

ArcGIS® 10.0 (32-bit only)

This Provider requires the ESRI licensed ArcObjects library to be installed on the client system.


MySQL

5.5


ODBC

The FDO ODBC provider has been tested with corresponding versions of ODBC drivers that are shipped with the relevant supported operating systems version.


OGC WMS

WMS 1.3.0


OGC WFS

WFS 1.1.0


SQLite

SQLite 3.6


PostgreSQL

PostGIS 1.5

PostgreSQL 9.0


 

ODBC Drivers

Tested Versions

Microsoft Access® Driver (*.mdb, *.accdb)

XP Pro SP3 - 12.00.6423.1000


Note: Adobe® Flash® Player is not installed by default. If a version of Flash is not currently installed on your system, a message is displayed requesting that you install it. Flash Player can be installed from the product media or Adobe’s website - www.adobe.com.

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System Requirements (Citrix)

The following tables outline the system requirements for Citrix XenApp®, administrative image, license server, and client devices.

 

Hardware and Software Requirements for the location of the Administrative Image

Hardware / Software

Requirement

Notes

Hard Disk

8 GB

The location where you create the administrative image must be a shared location so that all users can access the administrative image.


 

Hardware and Software Requirements for Citrix XenApp

Hardware / Software

Requirement

Notes

Operating System

Microsoft® Windows Server® 2003 SP2 (Standard Edition, Enterprise Edition, or Datacenter Edition) 64-bit

Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2 (Enterprise Edition) 64-bit

Citrix XenApp does not support installation on Windows domain controllers.


Hardware

For information about system sizing, optimization, configuration, and deployment scenarios, see the Advanced Concepts Guide for Citrix XenApp. This guide is available from the Support area of the Citrix Web site at http://support.citrix.com.


 

Hardware and Software Requirements for the Autodesk Network License Server

Hardware / Software

Requirement

Notes

Operating System

·         Microsoft Windows® XP 32-bit

·         Microsoft Windows® 2003 Server Edition

·         Microsoft Windows 2000 Professional

·         Microsoft Windows 2000 Server Edition

The Network License Manager supports Ethernet network configurations only.

For more information, see the Autodesk Licensing Guide.


Processor

Intel Pentium® III or higher, running at 450 Mhz(minimum).

See the Autodesk Licensing Guide.


Network Interface Card

Compatible with existing Ethernet network infrastructure

The Network License Manager supports multiple network interface cards.


Communication Protocol

TCP/IP

The Network License Manager uses TCP packet types.


 

Hardware and Software Requirements for the Client Devices

Hardware / Software

Requirement

Notes

Access Hardware and Software

Any computing appliance capable of executing a Citrix Presentation Server Client and a Web browser, including desktop PCs, network computers, and mobile devices.

The Web Interface supports many browser/client combinations. For a complete list of supported browser/client combinations, see "Citrix XenAppClient Device Requirements" in the Web Interface Administrator's Guide.


Operating System

Any compatible Citrix XenApp client Operating System.

See "Deploying the Web Interface - System Requirements" in the Web Interface Administrator's Guide.


Web Browser

A compatible Presentation Server client Web browser.

See "Deploying the Web Interface - System Requirements" in the Web Interface Administrator's Guide.


Client Software

A compatible Presentation server client (ICA)

For more information on available ICA clients, visit the Citrix Web site at http://support.citrix.com/product/ica.


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