System Requirements
 
 
 

Before you install Topobase make sure that your computer meets the minimum system requirements. See the following tables for hardware and software requirements for each Topobase component.

and Administrator Hardware and Software Requirements

Hardware/Software

Requirement

Notes

Operating system

Windows® XP Professional 32 bit, Service Pack 2 or later

Windows® XP Professional 64 bit, Service Pack 2

Windows Vista Enterprise, Business, or Ultimate 32 bit, Service Pack 1 or later

Windows Vista Enterprise, Business, or Ultimate 64 bit, Service Pack 2

Microsoft Windows 7, Enterprise, Ultimate, Professional 32 bit

Microsoft Windows 7, Enterprise, Ultimate, Professional 64 bit

It is recommended that non-English language versions of Autodesk Topobase 2011 be installed on an operating system with a user interface language that matches the code page of the Autodesk Topobase 2011 language. A code page provides support for character sets used in different languages.

Although Topobase core functionality has been tested and verified on Microsoft Windows 7, Oracle Client is not officially supported on Microsoft Windows 7. Since Topobase Client requires Oracle Client to be installed on the same machine, Topobase users of Microsoft Windows 7 should note this fact.

.Net Framework 3.0 SP1 is required for Wastewater Import; however, .Net 2.0 SP1 and .Net 3.0 SP1 canot run on Windows Vista (32 bit and 64bit). To run Wastewater Import on Vista, install Vista SP1 before you install .Net Framework 3.0 SP1.

Web browser

Microsoft Internet Explorer 7.0 or later

You cannot install Autodesk Topobase 2011 if Microsoft Internet Explorer 7.0 or later is not installed on the installation workstation. You can download Internet Explorer from the Microsoft Web site:

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/

CPU Type

Windows XP:Intel Pentium or AMD Athlon™ Dual Core, 1.6 GHz or Higher with SSE2 technology

Windows Vista or Windows 7:Intel Pentium 4 or AMD Athlon™ Dual Core, 3.0 GHz or Higher with SSE2 technology

 

Memory

32 bit operating systems: 2 GB

64 bit operating systems: 4 GB

 

Graphics card

1280 x 1024 32-bit color (True Color) 128 MB or greater

  • Requires a Windows-supported display adapter.
  • For graphic cards that support Hardware Acceleration, DirectX 9.0c, or better, must be installed.
  • Installing from the Installation Wizard does not install DirectX 9.0c, or later. Manual installation of DirectX is required, in this circumstance, for Hardware Acceleration to be configured.

Hard disk

8 GB Free Disk Space

 

Pointing device

Mouse, trackball, or other device

 

DVD Drive

Any speed (for installation only)

 

Optional hardware

Open GL®-compatible 3D video card

Printer or plotter

Digitizer

Modem or access to an Internet connection

Network interface card

 

The following requirements are for the Topobase Database Server:

Autodesk Topobase 2011 Database Server Hardware and Software Requirements

Hardware/Software

Requirement

Notes

Operating system

Any operating system for which Oracle Enterprise Edition 10.2.x or greater and Oracle Spatial are certified.

It is recommended that non-English language versions of Autodesk Topobase 2011 be installed on an operating system with a user interface language that matches the code page of the Autodesk Topobase 2011 language. A code page provides support for character sets used in different languages.

Database Specifications

Oracle Standard Edition 10.2.x or greater or Oracle 10g or 11g Standard One, Standard, or Enterprise

Oracle Enterprise 11g (11.1.0.7) is required to support jobs and long transactions. Oracle 11g and Spatial are required to support 3D. Oracle is not currently certified on Windows 7.

Processor

Windows XP: Intel Pentium or AMD Athlon™ Dual Core, 1.6 GHz or Higher with SSE2 technology

Windows Vista: Intel Pentium 4 or AMD Athlon™ Dual Core, 3.0 GHz or Higher with SSE2 technology

 

RAM

2 GB (depending on size of database)

 

Hard disk

20 GB free disk space (depending on size of database)

 

DVD Drive

Any speed (for installation only)

 

The following requirements are for Topobase Web:

Autodesk Topobase 2011 Web Hardware and Software Requirements

Hardware/Software

Requirement

Notes

Operating system

Microsoft Windows® Server 2003, R2, 32 bit, Service Pack 1 or later

Microsoft Windows® Server 2003, R2, 64 bit, Service Pack 1 or later

With Microsoft IIS 6.0

Microsoft Windows® Server 2008, 32 bit, Service Pack 1 or later

Microsoft Windows® Server 2008, 64 bit, Service Pack 1 or later

With Microsoft IIS 7.0

It is recommended that non-English language versions of Topobase be installed on an operating system with a user interface language that matches the code page of the Topobase language. A code page provides support for character sets used in different languages.

Web browser

Microsoft Internet Explorer 7.0 or later

Mozilla Firefox 3.5

Google Chrome 3.0

You cannot install Topobase if Microsoft Internet Explorer is not installed on the installation workstation. You can download Internet Explorer from the Microsoft Web site:

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/

You must enable JavaScript and disable the pop-up window blocker.

Processor

Windows XP:Intel Pentium or AMD Athlon™ Dual Core, 1.6 GHz or Higher with SSE2 technology

Windows Vista:Intel Pentium 4 or AMD Athlon™ Dual Core, 3.0 GHz or Higher with SSE2 technology

 

RAM

32 bit operating systems: 2 GB

64 bit operating systems: 4 GB

 

Hard disk

10 GB Free Disk Space

 

Pointing device

Mouse, trackball, or other device

 

DVD Drive

Any speed (for installation only)

 

Other Software Microsoft Internet Information Server (IIS)