WEBfactory 2010

Requirements and Recommendations

Abstract

Learn about the Software and Hardware requirements and recommendations relevant for the WEBfactor 2010 product.

This article contains the software and hardware requirements and recommendations for viewing and creating SCADA visualizations and also for development using WEBfactory Client SDK and Server SDK:

Software Requirements

Important

These system requirements are applicable to WEBfactory 2010 Version 3.6 and above. These are the minimum requirements for the basic functionality of the software. Actual conditions can vary, depending on the system configuration, the software that is installed and the features.

Viewing Visualization

Operating Systems

Any Operating System with a Silverlight-enabled web browser.

Web Browsers

Web browsers with Silverlight support.

Currently the only browser supporting Silverlight is Internet Explorer 11, as indicated in below list:

  • Internet Explorer 7 - Silverlight not supported

  • Internet Explorer 8 / 9 - Silverlight not supported

  • Internet Explorer 10 - Silverlight not supported

  • Internet Explorer 11 - Silverlight currently supported for Windows 8.1 / Windows 10 Operating Systems

  • Chrome - Silverlight no longer supported since Chrome 45

  • Firefox - Silverlight no longer supported since Firefox 52

  • Edge - Silverlight not supported

  • Safari - Silverlight not supported

  • Opera - Silverlight not supported

Silverlight run time

Microsoft Silverlight version 5.

Running WEBfactory 2010

Operating Systems

  • Microsoft Windows 7 Professional Edition or above (x64)*

  • Microsoft Windows 7 Professional Edition + SP1 or above (x64)

  • Microsoft Windows 8 Professional Edition or above (x64)

  • Microsoft Windows 8.1 Professional Edition or above (x64)

  • Microsoft Windows 10 Pro or above (x64)

  • Microsoft Windows 2008 Server R2 (x64)

  • Microsoft Windows 2012 Server (x64)

  • Microsoft Windows 2012 Server R2 (x64)

  • Microsoft Windows 2019 Server (x64)

* The marked operating systems are supported only when using Microsoft SQL Server 2012.

Supported SQL Servers

  • Microsoft SQL Server 2012 Standard

  • Microsoft SQL Server 2012 Enterprise

  • Microsoft SQL Server 2014 Express (default SQL Server)

  • Microsoft SQL Server 2014 Standard

  • Microsoft SQL Server 2014 Enterprise

  • Microsoft SQL Server 2016 Express (from Service Pack 10 and above)

  • Microsoft SQL Server 2016 Standard (from Service Pack 10 and above)

  • Microsoft SQL Server 2016 Enterprise (from Service Pack 10 and above)

Note

The current release of WEBfactory 2010 requires the language for the user used for logging on (SQL server user=WEBfactoryStudio user) to be set to English when the SQL server is installed manually (not by WEBfactory setup) or an own SQL server user account is created. 

.NET Framework

  • Microsoft .NET Framework 4.5 or above

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    All .NET Framework features must be turned on

Silverlight SDK

  • Microsoft Silverlight 5 SDK

Web server

  • Microsoft Internet Information Services (IIS)

    The use of a Windows Server operating system is recommended to allow access for several clients.

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    All IIS features must be turned on

IDE

  • Microsoft Expression Blend for Visual Studio 2012

  • Microsoft Visual Studio Express 2012 for Web

  • Microsoft Visual Studio Professional 2012

  • Microsoft Visual Studio Premium 2012

  • Microsoft Visual Studio Ultimate 2012

  • Microsoft Visual Studio Express 2013 for Web

  • Microsoft Visual Studio Professional 2013

  • Microsoft Visual Studio Premium 2013

  • Microsoft Visual Studio Ultimate 2013

  • Microsoft Visual Studio Community 2015 (supported by WEBfactory 2010 version 3.6 with Service Pack 7 or newer)

  • Microsoft Visual Studio Professional 2015 (supported by WEBfactory 2010 version 3.6 with Service Pack 7 or newer)

  • Microsoft Visual Studio Enterprise 2015 (supported by WEBfactory 2010 version 3.6 with Service Pack 7 or newer)

Developing with WEBfactory Client SDK. Silverlight, WPF and HTML5.

Operating System

Microsoft Windows 7 (x64), Microsoft Windows 8 (x64), Microsoft Windows 8.1 (x64), Microsoft Windows 10 (x64)

.NET Framework

Microsoft .NET Framework 4.5 or above

Silverlight SDK

Microsoft Silverlight 5 SDK or newer

Silverlight Toolkit

Microsoft Silverlight 5 Toolkit

Silverlight Developer Runtime

Microsoft Silverlight 5 Developer Runtime or newer

IDE for Silverlight

  • Microsoft Expression Blend for Visual Studio 2012

  • Microsoft Visual Studio Express 2012 for Web

  • Microsoft Visual Studio Professional 2012

  • Microsoft Visual Studio Premium 2012

  • Microsoft Visual Studio Ultimate 2012

  • Microsoft Visual Studio Express 2013 for Web

  • Microsoft Visual Studio Professional 2013

  • Microsoft Visual Studio Premium 2013

  • Microsoft Visual Studio Ultimate 2013

  • Microsoft Visual Studio Community 2015 (supported by WEBfactory 2010 version 3.6 with Service Pack 7 or newer)

  • Microsoft Visual Studio Professional 2015 (supported by WEBfactory 2010 version 3.6 with Service Pack 7 or newer)

  • Microsoft Visual Studio Enterprise 2015 (supported by WEBfactory 2010 version 3.6 with Service Pack 7 or newer)

IDE for WPF

(SmartEditor controls)

  • Microsoft Visual Studio Express 2012 for Windows Desktop

  • Microsoft Visual Studio Professional 2012

  • Microsoft Visual Studio Premium 2012

  • Microsoft Visual Studio Ultimate 2012

  • Microsoft Visual Studio Express 2013 for Windows Desktop

  • Microsoft Visual Studio Professional 2013

  • Microsoft Visual Studio Premium 2013

  • Microsoft Visual Studio Ultimate 2013

  • Microsoft Visual Studio Community 2015 (supported by WEBfactory 2010 version 3.6 with Service Pack 7 or newer)

  • Microsoft Visual Studio Professional 2015 (supported by WEBfactory 2010 version 3.6 with Service Pack 7 or newer)

  • Microsoft Visual Studio Enterprise 2015 (supported by WEBfactory 2010 version 3.6 with Service Pack 7 or newer)

IDE for HTML5

  • Any text/HTML editor (Notepad, Notepad++, etc.)

  • Microsoft Visual Studio Express 2012 for Web

  • Microsoft Visual Studio Professional 2012

  • Microsoft Visual Studio Premium 2012

  • Microsoft Visual Studio Ultimate 2012

  • Microsoft Visual Studio Express 2013 for Web

  • Microsoft Visual Studio Professional 2013

  • Microsoft Visual Studio Premium 2013

  • Microsoft Visual Studio Ultimate 2013

  • Microsoft Visual Studio Community 2015 (supported by WEBfactory 2010 version 3.6 with Service Pack 7 or newer)

  • Microsoft Visual Studio Professional 2015 (supported by WEBfactory 2010 version 3.6 with Service Pack 7 or newer)

  • Microsoft Visual Studio Enterprise 2015 (supported by WEBfactory 2010 version 3.6 with Service Pack 7 or newer)

Developing with WEBfactory Server SDK

Operating System

Microsoft Windows 7 (x64), Microsoft Windows 8 (x64), Microsoft Windows 8.1 (x64), Microsoft Windows 10 (x64)

IDE

  • Microsoft Visual Studio Express 2012 for Windows Desktop

  • Microsoft Visual Studio Professional 2012

  • Microsoft Visual Studio Premium 2012

  • Microsoft Visual Studio Ultimate 2012

  • Microsoft Visual Studio Express 2013 for Windows Desktop

  • Microsoft Visual Studio Professional 2013

  • Microsoft Visual Studio Premium 2013

  • Microsoft Visual Studio Ultimate 2013

  • Microsoft Visual Studio Community 2015 (supported by WEBfactory 2010 version 3.6 with Service Pack 7 or newer)

  • Microsoft Visual Studio Professional 2015 (supported by WEBfactory 2010 version 3.6 with Service Pack 7 or newer)

  • Microsoft Visual Studio Enterprise 2015 (supported by WEBfactory 2010 version 3.6 with Service Pack 7 or newer)

Hardware Recommendations

Important

These hardware recommendations are applicable to WEBfactory 2010 Version 3.6. Actual conditions can vary, depending on amount of data logging, alarms and update rates.

Server

Small Projects

Up to 5000 items

Medium Projects

5000 to 50000

Large Projects

50000+ items

RAM Memory

2 Gb

6 Gb

>6 Gb

CPU

Intel: Xeon 5130 or better, Core 2 Duo E6420 or better.

AMD: Opteron 2210 or better, Phenom X3 8250e or better, Athlon X2 BE- 2300 or better.

Intel: Xeon L5320 or better, Core i5 750S or better.

AMD: Opteron 2347 or better, Phenom X4 9100e or better.

Intel: Xeon L5320 or better, Core i5 750S or better.

AMD: Opteron 2347 or better, Phenom X4 9100e or better.

Storage

500 Gb @ 7,200 rpm or better

1 Tb @ 7,200 rpm or better

2 Tb @ 7,200 rpm or better

Other recommendations

Microsoft SQL full version

Client

RAM Memory

2 Gb

CPU

Core 2 Duo E6420 or better

GPU

A dedicated graphics adapter or a performant integrated graphics chip.

Due to the wide range of available graphic adapters there is no general recommendation. But using a low performance graphic adapter will result in slow graphic response and delayed page reaction times.

Storage

100 Gb @ 7,200 rpm or better