2.2 Large Deployment: System Requirements

Table 2-2 Large Deployment System Requirements



A Windows 2003 R2 or 2008 R2 server that is attached to an Active Directory domain.

Administrative rights on the server.

Software for the three Filr appliances: Filr, Filrsearch, and MySQL (see Section 3.2, Large Deployment: Software).

One of the three virtualization platforms listed in Filr Server Requirements in the Novell Filr 1.0.1 Installation and Configuration Guide:

  • Hyper-V

  • VMware

  • Xen

The virtualization server should have at least the following resources available for the Filr virtual machines:

  • 18 GB RAM

  • 250 GB Hard drive free space

Three IP addresses on the Active Directory domain network for the Filr appliances, including:

  • IP addresses

  • DNS host names

  • The subnet mask

  • The primary gateway IP address

  • At least one DNS server IP address

Two Web-based email addresses for receiving invitations and notifications

A Windows workstation for administering the appliances and testing the Filr Windows application:

  • Enterprise-level (non-home) version of Windows XP, Windows 7, or Windows 8

  • Joined to your Active Directory domain

  • Mozilla Firefox 9, Mozilla Firefox 10, Microsoft Internet Explorer 8, or Microsoft Internet Explorer 9 for configuring and managing the appliance after the initial setup

  • Microsoft Office or LibreOffice

  • A Java Runtime Environment (JRE)

Wireless connectivity on your network

At least one mobile device (iOS 5 or later or Android 2.3 or later) that is capable of connecting to your network’s wireless connection