Sage 300 ERP (Accpac) Software

System Requirements

Sage suggests the following as minimum system configuration requirements for Sage 300 ERP (Accpac) solutions. Your specific requirements may differ. In addition to the following, Sage requires any and all Service Packs recommended by Sage Accpac Technical Support.

Please contact us if there are any questions regarding the latest versions of required service packs for operating system, database, MS Office application or any of the products listed below.


Sage Accpac 5.4
Pervasive.SQL Database

Component

Minimum System Requirements (For Client/Server Installation)

 

Client Workstation

Server

Operating System

Microsoft Windows:

  • Microsoft Windows XP Professional
  • Microsoft Windows 2000

Microsoft Windows :

  • Microsoft Windows 2003 Server***
  • Microsoft Windows 2000 Server
  • Microsoft Windows 2000 Advanced Server

Linux :

  • RedHat Linux 7.3 and 8.0
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3 Update 2 ES or AS
  • SuSE Linux 8.x and SuSE Enterprise Server 8 or 9*
  • Nitix for Sage Accpac ERP
Novell Netware 6.5

Database

Workstation component of Pervasive.SQL

Pervasive.SQL 8.7, 9.1 and 9.5 for Novell NetWare/Microsoft Windows/Linux

Processor

1.0 GHz Pentium

2.0 GHz Pentium

Memory

512 MB

For a 5-user system:

For Windows 2000 – 512 MB
For Novell NetWare – 512 MB
For Linux – 512 MB

Monitor

SVGA with 256 or more colors minimum 800x600 resolution

SVGA with 256 or more colors minimum 800x600 resolution

CD-ROM Drive

Required

Required

Other

Microsoft Excel 97/2000/XP/2003/2007, for Financial Reports

 

Printer

A printer capable of printing 224 characters per line

Pointing Device

A mouse, supported by Windows

Free Disk Space

300 MB for application files

Component

Minimum System Requirements (For Internet/Intranet Installation)**

 

Client Workstation

Server

Operating System

Microsoft Windows:

  • Microsoft Windows XP Professional
  • Microsoft Windows 2000

Microsoft Windows :

  • Microsoft Windows 2003 Server***
  • Microsoft Windows 2000 Server
  • Microsoft Windows 2000 Advanced Server

Database

N/A

Pervasive.SQL 8.7, 9.1 and 9.5 for Novell NetWare/Microsoft Windows/Linux

Processor

1.0 GHz Pentium

2.0 GHz Pentium

Memory

512 MB

For a 5-user system:

For Windows 2000 – 512 MB

Monitor

SVGA with 256 or more colors minimum 800x600 resolution

SVGA with 256 or more colors minimum 800x600 resolution

CD-ROM Drive

N/A

Required

DVD Drive

For Web Deployed systems using Sage Accpac Web Reporting by Crystal

For Web Deployed systems using Sage Accpac Web Reporting by Crystal

Other

Internet Explorer 5.5 and Excel 97/2000/XP/2003/2007, for Financial Reports

Internet Information Server 5.0 and Sage Accpac Web Reporting by Crystal

Printer

A printer capable of printing 224 characters per line

Pointing Device

A mouse, supported by Windows

Free Disk Space

300 MB for application files

Note:

(*) – Other Linux distributions based on kernel 2.4.1 might work but are not supported by Sage Accpac Technical Support.

(**) – For web-based deployment, the ISP, firewall or proxy server must allow DCOM traffic to pass in order for the Sage Accpac internet deployment to be successful.

(***) – Crystal Enterprise 8.0 is not supported on Windows 2003; you must use Crystal Enterprise 10 or above.


Sage Accpac 5.4
Microsoft SQL Server Database

Component

Minimum System Requirements (For Client/Server Installation)

 

Client Workstation

Server

Operating System

Microsoft Windows:

  • Microsoft Windows XP Professional
  • Microsoft Windows 2000

Microsoft Windows :

  • Microsoft Windows 2003 Server***
  • Microsoft Windows 2000 Server
  • Microsoft Windows 2000 Advanced Server

Database

Workstation component of Microsoft SQL Server

Microsoft SQL Server 2000/2005

Processor

1.0 GHz Pentium

2.0 GHz Pentium

Memory

512 MB

For a 5-user system: 384 MB

Monitor

SVGA with 256 or more colors minimum 800x600 resolution

SVGA with 256 or more colors minimum 800x600 resolution

CD-ROM Drive

Required

Required

Other

Microsoft Excel 97/2000/XP/2003/2007, for Financial Reports

ODBC driver for SQL Server database

Printer

A printer capable of printing 224 characters per line

Pointing Device

A mouse, supported by Windows

Free Disk Space

300 MB for application files

Component

Minimum System Requirements (For Internet/Intranet Installation)**

 

Client Workstation

Server

Operating System

Microsoft Windows:

  • Microsoft Windows XP Professional
  • Microsoft Windows 2000

Microsoft Windows :

  • Microsoft Windows 2003 Server***
  • Microsoft Windows 2000 Server
  • Microsoft Windows 2000 Advanced Server

Database

N/A

Microsoft SQL Server 2000 and 2005

Processor

1.0 GHz Pentium

2.0 GHz Pentium

Memory

512 MB

For a 5-user system: 384 MB

Monitor

SVGA with 256 or more colors minimum 800x600 resolution

SVGA with 256 or more colors minimum 800x600 resolution

CD-ROM Drive

N/A

Required

DVD Drive

For Web Deployed systems using Sage Accpac Web Reporting by Crystal

For Web Deployed systems using Sage Accpac Web Reporting by Crystal

Other

Internet Explorer 5.5 and Excel 97/2000/XP/2003/2007, for Financial Reports

Internet Information Server 5.0, Sage Accpac Web Reporting by Crystal, ODBC driver for Microsoft SQL Server database and a minimum 10 MB network connection (100 MB recommended) between the Web server and workstations****

Printer

A printer capable of printing 224 characters per line

Pointing Device

A mouse, supported by Windows

Free Disk Space

300 MB for application files

(**) – For web-based deployment, the ISP, firewall or proxy server must allow DCOM traffic to pass in order for the Sage Accpac internet deployment to be successful.

(***) – Crystal Enterprise 8.0 is not supported on Windows 2003; you must use Crystal Enterprise 10.


Sage Accpac 5.4
IBM DB2 Universal Database

Component

Minimum System Requirements (For Client/Server Installation)

 

Client Workstation

Server

Operating System

Microsoft Windows:

  • Microsoft Windows 2000 Professional
  • Microsoft Windows XP

Microsoft Windows :

  • Microsoft Windows 2003 Server***
  • Microsoft Windows 2000 Server
  • Microsoft Windows 2000 Advanced Server

Linux :

  • RedHat Linux 7.3 and 8.0
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3 Update 2 ES or AS
  • SuSE Linux 8.x and SuSE Enterprise Server 8*
  • Nitix for Sage Accpac ERP

Database

Workstation component of IBM DB2

IBM DB2 UDB 8.1 FP11 and above

Processor

1.0 GHz Pentium

2.0 GHz Pentium

Memory

512 MB

For a 5-user system: 512 MB

Monitor

SVGA with 256 or more colors minimum 800x600 resolution

SVGA with 256 or more colors minimum 800x600 resolution

CD-ROM Drive

Required

Required

Other

Microsoft Excel 97/2000/XP/2003, for Financial Reports

ODBC driver for DB2 database

Printer

A printer capable of printing 224 characters per line

Pointing Device

A mouse, supported by Windows

Free Disk Space

300 MB for application files

Component

Minimum System Requirements (For Internet/Intranet Installation)**

 

Client Workstation

Server

Operating System

Microsoft Windows:

  • Microsoft Windows 2000 Professional
  • Microsoft Windows XP

Microsoft Windows :

  • Microsoft Windows 2003 Server***
  • Microsoft Windows 2000 Server
  • Microsoft Windows 2000 Advanced Server

Database

N/A

IBM DB2 UDB 8.1 and above

Processor

1.0 GHz Pentium

2.0 GHz Pentium

Memory

512 MB

For a 5-user system: 512 MB

Monitor

SVGA with 256 or more colors minimum 800x600 resolution

SVGA with 256 or more colors minimum 800x600 resolution

CD-ROM Drive

N/A

Required

DVD Drive

For Web Deployed systems using Sage Accpac Web Reporting by Crystal

For Web Deployed systems using Sage Accpac Web Reporting by Crystal

Other

Internet Explorer 5.5 and Excel 97/2000/XP, for Financial Reports

Internet Information Server 5.0, Sage Accpac Web Reporting by Crystal, ODBC driver for DB2 database

Printer

A printer capable of printing 224 characters per line

Pointing Device

A mouse, supported by Windows

Free Disk Space

300 MB for application files

Note:

(*) – Other Linux distributions providing the Samba package and supported by the database system might work but are not supported by Sage Accpac Technical Support.

(**) – For web-based deployment, the ISP, firewall or proxy server must allow DCOM traffic to pass in order for the Sage Accpac internet deployment to be successful.

(***) – Crystal Enterprise 8.0 is not supported on Windows 2003; you must use Crystal Enterprise 10 or above.


Sage Accpac 5.4
Oracle Database

Component

Minimum System Requirements (For Client/Server Installation)

 

Client Workstation

Server

Operating System

Microsoft Windows:

  • Microsoft Windows 2000 Professional
  • Microsoft Windows XP

Microsoft Windows :

  • Microsoft Windows 2003 Server***
  • Microsoft Windows 2000 Server
  • Microsoft Windows 2000 Advanced Server

Linux :

  • RedHat Linux 7.3 and 8.0
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3 Update 2 ES or AS
  • SuSE Linux 8.x and SuSE Enterprise Server 8 or 9*

Database

Workstation component of Oracle

Oracle 9i/10g Enterprise Edition, Standard Edition and Standard Edition One

Processor

1.0 GHz Pentium

2.0 GHz Pentium

Memory

512 MB

For a 5-user system: 512 MB

Monitor

SVGA with 256 or more colors minimum 800x600 resolution

SVGA with 256 or more colors minimum 800x600 resolution

CD-ROM Drive

Required

Required

Other

Microsoft Excel 97/2000/XP/2003/2007, for Financial Reports

ODBC driver for Oracle database

Printer

A printer capable of printing 224 characters per line

Pointing Device

A mouse, supported by Windows

Free Disk Space

300 MB for application files

Component

Minimum System Requirements (For Internet/Intranet Installation)**

 

Client Workstation

Server

Operating System

Microsoft Windows:

  • Microsoft Windows 2000 Professional
  • Microsoft Windows XP

Microsoft Windows :

  • Microsoft Windows 2003 Server***
  • Microsoft Windows 2000 Server
  • Microsoft Windows 2000 Advanced Server

Database

N/A

Oracle 9i/10g Enterprise Edition, Standard Edition and Standard Edition One

Processor

1.0 GHz Pentium

2.0 GHz Pentium

Memory

512 MB

For a 5-user system: 512 MB

Monitor

SVGA with 256 or more colors minimum 800x600 resolution

SVGA with 256 or more colors minimum 800x600 resolution

CD-ROM Drive

N/A

Required

DVD Drive

For Web Deployed systems using Sage Accpac Web Reporting by Crystal

For Web Deployed systems using Sage Accpac Web Reporting by Crystal

Other

Internet Explorer 5.5 and Excel 97/2000/XP/2003, for Financial Reports

Internet Information Server 5.0, Sage Accpac Web Reporting by Crystal and ODBC driver for Oracle database

Printer

A printer capable of printing 224 characters per line

Pointing Device

A mouse, supported by Windows

Free Disk Space

300 MB for application files

Note:

(*) – Other Linux distributions based on kernel 2.4.1 might work but are not supported by Sage Accpac Technical Support.

(**) – For web-based deployment, the ISP, firewall or proxy server must allow DCOM traffic to pass in order for the Sage Accpac internet deployment to be successful.

(***) – Crystal Enterprise 8.0 is not supported on Windows 2003; you must use Crystal Enterprise 10 or above.


Sage Accpac 500 Edition
for 50 or 100 Users
All Database Versions

The following configuration enhances the Minimum Recommended System Requirements for Sage Accpac 500 Edition for various databases, as described on this page.

Component

Minimum System Requirements (For Client/Server Installation)

 

Client Workstation

Server

Processor

1.0 GHz Pentium

For a 50-user system:

  • 2 Processors, Pentium 4 or Xeon 2.0 GHz

For a 100-user system:

  • 4 Processors, Pentium 4 or Xeon 2.0 GHz

Memory

512 MB

For a 50-user system: 2 GB

For a 100-user system: 4 GB

Other*

N/A

RAID Level 5 SCSI Hard Disks

Component

Minimum System Requirements (For Internet/Intranet Installation)

 

Client Workstation

Server

Processor

1.0 GHz Pentium

For a 50-user system:
2 Processors, Pentium 4 or Xeon 2.0 GHz

For a 100-user system:
4 Processors, Pentium 4 or Xeon 2.0 GHz

Memory

512 MB

For a 50-user system: 2 GB

For a 100-user system: 4 GB

Other*

Internet Explorer 5.5 and Excel 97/2000/XP/2003/2007, for Financial Reports

RAID Level 5 SCSI Hard Disks

(*) Clients with intensive reporting requirements may experience performance gains by configuring an additional server for offline reporting and data analysis. The data from the application server can be replicated to this reporting server on a regular scheduled basis.


Sage Accpac Linux on Desktop

Component Minimum System Requirements (For Client/Server Installation)
  Client Workstation Server

Operating System

RedHat Linux 8.0 and SuSE Linux 8.x with kernel version 2.4.1*

RedHat Linux 8.0, Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3 Update 2 ES or AS, and SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 8*

Database

Client component of IBM DB2

IBM DB2 UDB 8.1A and above

Processor

1.0 GHz Pentium

2.0 GHz Pentium

Memory

512 MB

For a 5-user system: 512 MB

Monitor

X-Windows support required

X-Windows support required

Other

WINE and Unix ODBC

WINE and Unix ODBC

Free Disk Space

300 MB for application files

Note:

(*) – Currently, these are the only flavors of Linux supported by Sage Accpac Tech Support. Other Linux distributions based on kernel 2.4 or later might work but are not supported by Sage Accpac Technical Support.

(**) – The requirements are for a Linux client. A Windows Client Workstation can also be used provided it meets the requirements specified earlier.


Sage Accpac 5.4
Supported Platforms

Platform/Operating System Database Server Application Server
Intel-based Windows Server check check
Intel-based Linux Server check  
IBM iSeries OS/400 Server check  

Sage Accpac Insight

Component Minimum System Requirements (For Client/Server Installation)
  Client Workstation Server
Operating System

Windows 2000 Professional, or
Windows XP

Windows 2000 Server, or
Windows 2000 Advanced Server or
Windows 2003 Server

Database

N/A

MS SQL Server v7 or v2000, IBM DB2 UDB 8.1 and above, Oracle 8i/9i Enterprise Edition, Standard Edition and Standard Edition One or MS ACCESS 2000/XP/2003

Processor

1.0 GHz Pentium

1.0 GHz Pentium

Memory

512 MB

For a 5-user system: 512 MB

Monitor

SVGA with 256 or more colors

SVGA with 256 or more colors

CD-ROM Drive

Not required

Required

Other

Workstation component for MS SQL Server, Oracle or IBM DB2 database (if using the Data Warehouse module), Microsoft Excel 2000/XP/2003 and MDAC v2.7

Microsoft Excel 2000/XP/2003 and MDAC v2.7

Printer A printer capable of printing 224 characters per line
Pointing Device A mouse, supported by Windows
Free Disk Space 100 MB for application files
 
Component Minimum System Requirements (For Sage Accpac Insight Web Reporting)
  Client Workstation Server
Operating System

Windows 2000 Professional, or
Windows XP

Windows 2000 Server, or
Windows 2000 Advanced Server or
Windows 2003 Server

Database

N/A

MS SQL Server v7 or v2000, IBM DB2 UDB 8.1 and above, Oracle 8i/9i Enterprise Edition, Standard Edition and Standard Edition One or MS ACCESS 2000/XP/2003

Processor

1.0 GHz Pentium

1.0 GHz Pentium

Memory

512 MB

For a 5-user system: 512 MB

Monitor

SVGA with 256 or more colors

SVGA with 256 or more colors

CD-ROM Drive

Not required

Required

Other

Internet Explorer 5.5 or above and Java Runtime Engine 1.4.2

Internet Information Server 5.0, Microsoft Excel 97/2000/XP/2003 and MDAC v2.7

Printer A printer capable of printing 224 characters per line
Pointing Device A mouse, supported by Windows
Free Disk Space 100 MB for application files

Sage Accpac CRM

Component Requirement
  Client Workstation Server
Operating System Windows 2000 Professional or Windows XP (with latest Service Packs) Windows 2000/2003 Server (with latest Service Packs) with IIS 5.0/6.0 or higher (note, only CRM 5.6 Supports Windows 2003/IIS 6.0 combination)
Database    MS SQL Server v7 or v2000 (with current service packs), Oracle 9i or 10g (Release 2 for each), IBM DB2 Universal Database v8.2, Sybase ASE v12.5.1
Processor Pentium 3, 600 MHz Pentium 3, 600 MHz
Memory 128 MB 512 MB
Other

Microsoft Internet Explorer version 5.5/6.0 SP2 or later

Microsoft Outlook, if you want to e-mail from ACCPAC CRM to prospects and customers

300 MB Hard Disk Space for application installation. Additional space required as your database grows.

Microsoft Office 2000

An Internet connection and e-mail service, if you want to e-mail from Sage Accpac CRM to prospects and customers

TCP/IP networking protocol


ACCPAC HR Series

Component Requirement
  Client Workstation Server

Operating System

Windows 2000, or
Windows XP

Windows 2000 Server, Novell Netware, or any file server

Database

None

 

200 Edition:  None
500 Edition: Microsoft SQL server 7.0 or 2000

Processor

Intel Pentium 133 MHz or faster

Intel Pentium 133 MHz or faster

Memory

64 MB or more recommended

Minimum memory 64MB Ram; 128 MB or more recommended

Monitor

VGA (Super VGA 800x600 recommended)

VGA (Super VGA 800x600 recommended)

CD-ROM Drive

Required

Required

Other

Printer

Windows compatible printer

Pointing Device

A Microsoft compatible mouse

Free Disk Space

 Minimum of 50 MB standalone, 10 MB for Client-Server

200 Edition:  50 MB

500 Edition: 100 MB

Total amount of disk space for data depends on number of employees, archived records, and size of attachments.  Typical requirements are 100 KB per employee.  Attachments for 500 Edition require additional space


Sage Accpac Options Products for
Sage Accpac

Component Requirement
  Client Workstation Server
Operating System Windows 2000 See Sage Accpac 500 server requirements
Processor 266 MHz Pentium
Memory 64 MB
Monitor VGA
CD-ROM Drive Required
Other 3 1/2", 1.44 MB floppy drive

Sage Accpac Options – ACCPAC CFO, ACCPAC KPI, ACCPAC Business Advisor

  Client Workstation Requirement
  Minimum Recommended
Operating System Windows 2000 or later, with SP2 or
later and latest MDAC and DirectX
Windows 2000 or later, with SP2 or
later and latest MDAC and DirectX
Processor 300 MHz Pentium 450+ MHz Pentium
Memory 64 MB, 4 MB Video RAM 128+ MB, 4 MB Video RAM
Monitor VGA, 800 x 600 minimum resolution VGA, 1024 x 768 minimum resolution, 16-24 bit color
CD-ROM Drive Required Required
Other A valid print device to allow correct display of on-screen reports. If the print device is Acrobat, use Acrobat 4.5 or higher. Microsoft Products: IE 6 preferred. MS-Office 2000 or higher if Office is to be available. 7,200 RPM+ hard disks speed.

Sage Accpac Options – Sales Optimizer

  Client Workstation Requirement
  Minimum Recommended
Operating System Windows 200 or later Windows 2000 or later
Processor 450+ MHz Pentium 600 - 1000 MHz Pentium
Memory 64 MB 128+ MB
Monitor VGA VGA
CD-ROM Drive Required Required
Disk Space 100 MB 250+ MB

ACCPAC Plus or DOS-based Sage Accpac Options for ACCPAC Plus

Component Requirement
  Client Workstation Server
Operating System Microsoft DOS 6.22, or
Windows 98
  • Novell NetWare 3.2 with
    current patches, and
    Pervasive 2000 for NetWare
Processor 486, fully Y2K compatible 486, fully Y2K compatible
Memory 520 KB, recommended 560 KB 520 KB, recommended 560 KB
Monitor Color or monochrome screen Color or monochrome screen
Other 3 1/2", 1.44 MB floppy drive 3 1/2", 1.44 MB floppy drive

Windows-Based Sage Accpac Options for ACCPAC Plus

Component Requirement
Operating System Windows 98
Processor 266 MHz Pentium
Memory 64 MB
Monitor VGA
CD-ROM Drive Required
Other 3 1/2", 1.44 MB floppy drive

Sage Accpac WMS

Component

Minimum System Requirements (For Client/Server Installation)

 

Client Workstation

Server*

Operating System

Windows 2000 Professional
Windows XP

Windows 2000 Server
Windows 2000 Advanced Server
Windows 2003 Server

Database

Microsoft SQL Server 2005
(Same machine as “Server”)

Microsoft SQL Server 2005

Processor

3.0 GHz Pentium P4

3.0 GHz Pentium XEON**

Memory

512 MB

2-10 user system: 2 GB
11+ user system: 4GB

Monitor

SVGA with 256 or more colors

SVGA with 256 or more colors

CD-ROM Drive

Required

Required

Other

Serial/Parallel port for printing bar code labels, Support for thermal printers

IIS, TCP/IP support, Sage Accpac ERP or Sage Pro ERP workstation software, Fixed IP address, Raid 1 (Mirrored) hard disk support, Dedicated network switch, T1 connection between buildings, and 100BaseT Ethernet network

Pointing Device

A mouse, supported by Windows

Free Disk Space

100 MB for application files

 

 

Minimum System Requirements for Handheld

Wireless

Integrated IEEE 802.11b or 2.4 GHz 802.11b

Scanner

Built-in one-dimensional scanner

Display

8 lines by 20 characters

Interfaces

RS-232 serial port

Terminal Emulation

VT 220 terminal emulation

(*) – For Sage Accpac WMS installations, depending on the number of users and transactions, separate servers are recommended for database, handheld, Web dispatch and Sage Accpac/Sage Pro ERP integration management.

(**) – Recommended dual processor system for database management server.


eCommerce for Sage Accpac ERP

Component

Minimum System Requirements (For In-house Installation)

 

Client Workstation

Server (Web Store)

Operating System

Windows 2000 Professional, or
Windows XP

Windows 2000 Server, or
Windows 2000 Advanced Server, or Windows 2003 Server

Database

N/A

Microsoft SQL Server 7/2000
IBM DB2 UDB 8.1 or above
MySQL (version?)

Processor

1.0 GHz Pentium

2.0 GHz Pentium

Memory

512 MB

For a 5-user system: 384 MB

Monitor

SVGA with 256 or more colors minimum 800x600 resolution

SVGA with 256 or more colors minimum 800x600 resolution

CD-ROM Drive

N/A

Required

Other

Workstation component of Sage Accpac ERP, when using the Credit Card application of the eCommerce suite
Internet Explorer 6 or later
Latest service packs and security patches for all Microsoft workstation components

ODBC driver for SQL Server or IBM DB2 or MySQL database
IIS 5 or above
Internet Explorer 6 or later
Microsoft .NET Framework Version 1.1
Microsoft J#.NET Language Support
Microsoft ADO 2.7 or later
Microsoft XML Parser 3.0
Microsoft SMTP Server
Microsoft Terminal Server (or equivalent remote desktop access for remote support)
Latest service packs and security patches for all Microsoft server components
SSL Certificate if processing credit card payments on line

Pointing Device

A mouse, supported by Windows

Free Disk Space

300 MB for application files at the server level

Component

Minimum System Requirements (For Hosted Installation)

 

Client Workstation

Operating System

Windows 2000 Professional, or
Windows XP

Database

N/A

Processor

1.0 GHz Pentium

Memory

512 MB

Monitor

SVGA with 256 or more colors minimum 800x600 resolution

CD-ROM Drive

N/A

Other

Workstation component of Sage Accpac ERP, when using the Credit Card application of the eCommerce suite
Internet Explorer 6 or above
Latest service packs and security patches for all Microsoft workstation components

Pointing Device

A mouse, supported by Windows