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Purpose

This document will detail the minimum recommended hardware and software requirements and computer set up requirements for the complete SAP Visual Enterprise Generator installation.

The system requirements outlined in this topic are relevant to SAP 3D Visual Enterprise Generator version 9.0

Overview

SAP Visual Enterprise Generator is a graphical processing client-server application used to automate the processing of CAD and other 2D and 3D graphics.

SAP Visual Enterprise Generator Master and Client - Hardware

You must have the following hardware installed for the SAP Visual Enterprise Generator master and client computers to function correctly. The administrator or a user with administrative rights must perform all installations.

Minimum

SAP Visual Enterprise Generator Computer

SAP Visual Enterprise Generator Client Computer

Processor

Xeon 64-bit or AMD equivalent

64-bit Intel or AMD processor

Number of Cores42

Operating System

64 Bit

64 Bit

RAM

16GB (4GB per core)

4GB

Hard Disk Space

200GB

5GB

Graphics Card

N/A

3D hardware accelerator with 128MB of RAM

Recommended

SAP Visual Enterprise Generator Computer

SAP Visual Enterprise Generator Client Computer

Processor

Xeon 64-bit or AMD equivalent

Pentium 4 3.6 GHz or higher

Number of Cores162

RAM

64GB (4GB per core)

8GB

Hard Disk Space1000GB20GB

Video Card

N/A

3D hardware accelerator with 1GB of RAM

Notes

  • Note 1: The SAP Visual Enterprise Generator Computer refers to the computer where the processing engine and SAP Visual Enterprise Generator Administration is installed; the SAP Visual Enterprise Generator Client Computer refers to the computer where only SAP Visual Enterprise Generator Administration or client applications like SAP Visual Enterprise Author or Viewer are installed.
  • Note 2: The speed and number of processors depend on the number of models to be processed and the desired response time.
  • Note 3: More RAM may be required for large model and texture sizes.
  • Note 4: The required amount of working disk space depends on the number of graphics to be processed simultaneously and the average size of the graphics files.

SAP Visual Enterprise Generator Master and Client - Software

You must have the following software installed for the SAP Visual Enterprise Generator master and client computers to function correctly. The administrator or a user with administrative rights must perform all installations.

Note: The SAP Visual Enterprise Generator computer refers to the computer where the processing engine and SAP Visual Enterprise Generator Administration is installed; the SAP Visual Enterprise Generator client computer refers to the computer where only SAP Visual Enterprise Generator Administration is installed. 

Recommended

SAP Visual Enterprise
Generator Computer

Web Server

Database Server

SAP Visual Enterprise
Generator Client Computer

Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2 64-bit (with latest service pack) or later.

Note: Visual Enterprise Generator is compatible with Windows Server 2008, 2008 R2, 2012 and 2012 R2.

X

 X

 X

 X

Internet Information Services (IIS) 7.0 or later, configured to run ASP.NET applications using the .NET Framework 4.6 or later.

Note: The default application pool (IIS) should not use the network service account. It should be configured to run with the user account which has been granted access to MSMQ, the Visual Enterprise Generator Share and SQL server. IIS should have the HTTP Redirect feature switched on.


 X



Microsoft Message Queuing (MSMQ) (version supplied with your operating system).

Note: For message queues to be created correctly, the name of each computer running SAP Visual Enterprise Generator must be 15 characters or less.

X

X

X

X

Microsoft SQL Server 2008 R2 Instance (with latest service pack, SQL Agent) with collation set to Accent Sensitive, Case Insensitive and Mixed Mode Authentication.

Note: SAP 3D Visual Enterprise Generator is compatible with SQL Server 2008, 2008 R2 and 2012.

Note: Microsoft SQL Server is only required for Standalone configurations, Integrated configurations no longer require a separate Microsoft SQL Server (new in 9.0).



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Microsoft Windows Messaging Instrumentation (WMI) Service

X
Microsoft .NET Framework 4.6 or higherX
XX
Microsoft DirectX 9.0cX



For more information, see the Installation Guide for the Latest Version at the SAP 3D Visual Enterprise Generator Product Help Portal