AdvancePro Pre-Installation Checklist

 

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  • Verify that the server computer AdvancePro will be installed on meets the minimum requirements listed on the following page.
  • Install the latest Windows Updates (In most versions of Windows, go to Control Panel > System and Security > Windows Update)Note: this often requires restarting and running updates multiple times until there are no pending updates.
  • Verify that .NET Framework 3.5 and 4.0 (or higher) are installed.
  • Verify that the required services pack (SP1 or SP2) is installed, if applicable.

Client Computers

  • Verify that all computers AdvancePro will be installed on meet the minimum requirements listed on the following page
  • Install the latest Windows Updates on all machines (In most versions of Windows, go to Control Panel > System and Security > Windows Update).
  • Verify that .NET Framework 4.0 or higher is installed on all machines.
  • Verify that the required services packs (SP1 or SP2) are installed on all machines, where applicable.
  • Verify that Microsoft Excel is installed on all computers where Excel import will be performed

Network

  • Verify that server and all client computers are on the same network (or connected to same network through VPN).
  • Verify that server and all client computers are on the same domain or workgroup.
  • Verify that TCP Port 1433 is open on the server firewall (if firewall is enabled).
  • Verify that the server computer has a wired network connection and access to the internet.

Quickbooks

  • Verify that QuickBooks is version 2011 or later (if integrating with QB)

 

Server/Client System Requirements

Operating System Requirements

Required Components

  • NET Framework 4.0 or higher

Memory Requirements

  • Minimum: 1 GB RAM
  • Recommended: 2 GB RAM

Available Hard Disk Space

  • 2 GB (for server install)

Processor Speed

  • Minimum: 1.4 GHz
  • Recommended: 2.0 GHz or faster

Screen Resolution

  • Minimum: 1024×768

Network Requirements (for multi-user setups)

  • Workgroup or domain (the IP addresses for each computer must be static in a domain setup)
  • All computers must be on same network (or connected to same network through VPN)

QuickBooks Requirements (if integrating with QuickBooks)

  • QuickBooks® 2011 (US, Canadian, UK, and Australian versions) or higher