Hardware Requirements


Dedicated Server

PC Computers - Windows 8 Certified

Use only name brand computers and 64bit OS
** Not Compatible with 32bit OS

Disclaimer: Avoid Windows10.  ALL printers must be networked directly to work with Windows10 (including Dymo Printer).  This is a KNOWN Windows10 issue and not an AlisVet issue.

PC Workstation
Processor options - Recommended 1.5MB L2 Cache
INTEL Pentium i5 or i7.
AMD Processors are NOT supported.
4 GB RAM minimum / 8 GB recommended
180 GB Hard Drive or better
10/100/1000 Ethernet card (Gigabit)

Operating System - Workstation
Windows 64bit PRO versions only
** Windows 7 x64bit Pro Recommended

Certified for Windows 8

PC Server - Dedicated Server
Processor: Recommended 2MB L3 Cache PER CORE or greater
   INTEL i7 3770 Quad-Core or higher
   AMD processors are NOT supported
8GB RAM minimum / 16GB RAM recommended
10/100/1000 Ethernet card (Gigabit)

Data Storage Information
Primary Drive SSD
Data Drives - 500 GB or better (x 2)
     SATA 7200 rpm with 8 or 16MB Cache (x 2).

Operating System - Server
Windows 2008/2012 (R2) Server 64bit CERTIFIED
    or Windows 7/8 x64 (64bit) Pro version only if <8 workstations

Backup - VDSBackup Solution Recommended





Macintosh Computers - Mavericks Certified

Mac Workstation
INTEL i5 or i7 Dual Core
4 GB RAM or higher (8 recommended)
160 GB Hard Drive or better
10/100/1000 Ethernet Port (Gigabit)

Operating System - Workstation
OSX Mavericks or Yosemite

** Recommended OSX - Mavericks (10.9)
** AlisVet is compatible with Yosemite (10.10)

Mac Server - Dedicated Server
INTEL i7 Quad Core
8GB RAM minimum / 16 GB RAM recommended
SSD Primary drive
Data drives - 250 GB Hard Drive or better (x 2)
10/100/1000 Ethernet Port (Gigabit)

Operating System - Server Version
OSX Mavericks, Yosemite, or El Capitan
OSX Server version for 10+ workstations.

** Recommended OSX Mavericks (10.9)
** AlisVet server is compatible with Yosemite (10.10)
** El Capitan (10.11) is supported for server only

Backup - VDSBackup Solution Recommended




Additional Hardware for PC/Mac

1440 x 900 (900p) resolution minimum
Higher resolutions (1600+/WSXGA) are recommended
     for an optimal AlisVet experience

Network printers with minimum 64MB RAM
     ** Printers must be connected directly to the network and not shared.
Dymo 450 or 450 Turbo label printer (for Rx labels)
Dymo Labelwriter Print server for Dymo

Other Required Hardware
Gigabit Switch with UPS (APC)
Wireless Router for WiFi and shared internet
UPS (APC) for Server and Network Hardware required
UPS (APC) for all workstations - optional but recommended


Backup - VDSBackup Solution Recommended
** Apple Time Capsule is not supported and should not be used **


Last modified: August, 2016