Enterprise Solutions – System Requirements

Minimum System Requirements

  • At least 2.0GHz processor for a client
  • At least 2.0GHz processor for a server
  • At least 1GB RAM (more strongly recommended as file size increases) for a client
  • At least 1GB RAM (more strongly recommended as file size increases) for a server
  • At least 2.5 GB of disk space (plus additional space for company files) for a client
  • At least 2.5 GB of disk space (plus additional space for company files) for a server

Disk Space Requirements for Additional Software

  • 250MB for Microsoft .NET 4.0 Runtime, provided on the QuickBooks CD
  • 9MB for the QuickBooks Timer

Additional Hardware and Software Requirements

  • Microsoft Windows XP (SP3 or later), Vista (SP1 inc 64 Bit), 7 (inc 64 Bit)
  • Minimum 1024×768 screen resolution. 16-bit or higher color
  • 4x CD-ROM
  • All online features/services require Internet access via IE 7, IE 8, IE 9

Windows File Server Requirements

Microsoft® Windows 7 (all editions except Starter and Basic), Windows XP (SP2 or later strongly recommended), Windows Vista (w/UAC on), Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2008, or Small Business Server 2008.

Don’t want to buy a server? Enterprise Solutions can be hosted on a Hosting Service’s computer.

Linux File Server Requirements

Run the QuickBooks Database Server on Linux. Store your QuickBooks data on a Linux server and use QuickBooks Enterprise Solutions running on your Windows desktop client to access that data. You can utilize the server operating system of your choice to meet the needs of your business environment.38

Linux is supported for Enterprise Solutions 12.0 (openSUSE 11.2, fedora 12 and RedHat Enterprise 6.0), Enterprise Solutions 11.0 (openSUSE 11.2, fedora 12 and RedHat Enterprise 5.4), Enterprise Solutions 10.0 (openSUSE 11 and fedora 11), and Enterprise Solutions 9.0, 8.0 and 7.0 (openSUSE 10, fedora 10, and Novell Open Workgroup Suite Small Business Edition).

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