ShipExec System Requirements

Notes

ShipExec Server System Requirements

Operating System

Windows Server 2016 or greater

Only the 64 bit versions of Windows are supported.

Windows 2012 R2 is nearing the end of Microsoft extended support, new installs should use the latest version of Windows Server. Current installs should plan for migration the new version of Windows Server still in mainstream support.

Application Server Software

Microsoft .NET Framework 4.8 or greater

Microsoft Internet Information Server 10 or greater

ConnectShip® Toolkit 6.5 with Core Update 22-06 or above.

IIS Management Scripts and Tools feature/roles must be enabled for IIS 10.0 and greater

IIS will need to be configured for HTTPS using TLS 1.2 or greater with relevant certificates.

The Sox WCF windows service uses ConnectShip® TransAPI Remote which requires ConnectShip® AMP. ConnectShip® AMP must configured with the admin endpoint.

Database Server Software

SQL Server 2016 or greater.

SQL 2016 is in Microsoft extended support, new installs should use the latest version. Current installs should be working on migration plan.to the curent version of SQL

The production database must be setup on a separate server from the application server.

Express versions are acceptable for non-production installations only.

ShipExec Workstation System Requirements

Client Workstation Browser

Supported Browsers:

  • Microsoft Edge 96.0.1054.62 or greater
  • Google Chrome 96.0.4664.110 or greater
  • FireFox Browser 91.3.0 or greater

The monitor should have a minimum screen size of 1024 x 768

Local Hardware Support

  • Windows 10 or greater
  • Requires ShipExec Client Support Utilities

The Client Support Service utility is used to printer directly from ShipExec Thin Client to a printer without using the print menu each time. It also allows you to read weights from the scales.

Support for both local HTTP and HTTPS communication


ShipExec Server Sizing Guide

The following information is provide as courtesy and should be considered a guide.
The server guidelines below are based on ShipExec without business rules. Business rules will require additional resources in addition to these indicated below, please work with the Integration Team to determine additional needs.

Application Server Hardware

Moderate Volume and Concurrent Users:

  • Multi-core Processor (4 - 8 cores)
  • 8 - 16 GB RAM
  • 512 GB Disk

High Volume or Large Number of Concurrent Users:

  • Multi-core Processor (8 - 16 cores)
  • 16 - 32 GB RAM
  • 512 GB Disk

Two load balanced application servers meeting these specifications are recommended.

Database Server Hardware

Moderate Volume and Concurrent Users:

  • Multi-core Processor (8 - 16 cores)
  • 8 to 16 GB RAM
  • 512 GB OS Disk
  • 1024 GB Data Disk

High Volume or Large Number of Concurrent Users:

  • Multi-core Processor (16 - 32 cores)
  • 16 - 32 GB RAM
  • 512 GB OS Disk
  • 1024 GB Data Disk

A SQL Server cluster is recommended.