2.0 Hands-on System Requirements

To set up Filr for the hands-on exercises, ensure that your system meets the requirements shown in Table 2-1.

Table 2-1 Small Deployment System Requirements



A Windows 2003 R2, 2008 R2, or 2012 R2 server that is attached to an Active Directory domain

Administrative rights on the server

Software for the Filr appliance and the hands-on exercise files (see Section 3.0, Downloading Filr Software)

One of the three virtualization platforms listed in Filr Server Requirements in the Novell Filr 1.1 Installation and Configuration Guide:

  • Hyper-V

  • VMware

  • Xen

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

  • 12 GB RAM

  • 125 GB free hard drive space

One IP address on the Active Directory domain network, including:

  • DNS host name

  • The subnet mask

  • The primary gateway IP address

  • A 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 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

  • The latest Java Runtime Environment (JRE) from Java.com

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