System Center Orchestrator System Requirements

Applies To: Orchestrator 2012 Beta

Before you install System Center 2012 - Orchestrator, ensure your computer meets the following required hardware and software configuration.


The following minimum hardware configuration is required for Orchestrator:

  • 1 gigabyte (GB) of RAM or above (2 GB recommended)

  • 200 megabyte (MB) of available hard disk space

  • Dual-core CPU or better

Operating system

The following table lists the supported operating systems for Orchestrator.

Feature Operating system

Management server

Runbook server

Orchestrator web service

Windows Server 2008 R2

Runbook Designer

Runbook Tester

Windows 7

Windows Server 2008 R2


The following software is required to install Orchestrator:

  • Microsoft SQL Server 2008 R2

  • .NET Framework 4 (if you are installing the Orchestration console or web service)

  • Microsoft Silverlight 4 (for the Orchestration console only)

See Also


Installing System Center Orchestrator

For additional resources, see Information and Support for System Center 2012.

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