SmarterTrack 12.x Help
This documentation is for a product that is no longer supported by SmarterTools.

System Requirements

These requirements are not applicable to those using the Hosted SmarterTrack Helpdesk.

SmarterTrack was designed to operate efficiently in shared, VPS or dedicated environments without any loss in functionality or performance based on the following requirements:

  • Windows Server 2008 R2 64-bit or higher
  • Microsoft .NET 4.5 Framework
  • One of the following databases:
    • Microsoft SQL Server 2008 R2 or higher
    • Microsoft SQL Server 2008 Express or higher
    • MySQL 5.5 or higher with INNODB and a buffer pool size of at least 512M
  • Dedicated IP Address
  • Active internet connection
  • Microsoft Internet Information Server (IIS)*
  • Minimal IIS Settings
    • Application Development Features
      • .NET Extensibility
      • ASP.NET
      • ISAPI Extensions
      • ISAPI Filters
    • Common HTTP Features
      • Default Documents
      • Directory Browsing
      • HTTP Errors
      • Static Content
    • Health and Diagnostics
      • HTTP Logging
      • Request Monitor
    • Performance Features
      • Static Content Compression
    • Security
      • Request Filtering

Note: Each installation and environment is unique. Extra load caused by excessive tickets, chats, agent accounts, and/or other factors may require more disk space, memory, database allocation, etc. than suggested in the online help. No warranty or guarantee is expressed or implied as to the efficacy or viability of these recommendations for a particular environment or application.

*For more information on configuring SmarterTrack as a site in IIS, please see the SmarterTools Knowledge Base.