FileCatalyst software components must be installed on systems meeting certain minimum requirements.

FileCatalyst Direct

Server

The following recommended settings are for a typical server deployment up-to 1Gbps and 20 concurrent connections. Virtual server configurations are welcomed.

  • Multi-core CPU with 2Ghz+ per core with minimum 2 cores
  • 6GB of RAM
  • Windows 2003 Server or higher, Mac OSX 10.10 or higher, Linux, Solaris, AIX 5.3+
  • 7200rpm+ hard disk with 20GB free disk space for install; 80GB+ recommended for user storage
  • Architecture: 64-bit
  • Java 1.7 (64-bit; OpenJDK not supported)
  • Properly configured Firewall/NAT to allow UDP/TCP traffic to the server
  • Sub-domain or dedicated public static IP
  • Access to SMTP (Outgoing mail server)

Client (HotFolder, API, Express, TransferAgent or Command line)

  • Recent CPU, with a minimum of 2Ghz
  • 2GB of RAM (4GB for HotFolder)
  • Windows Vista or higher, Mac OSX 10.10 or higher, Linux, Solaris, AIX 5.3+
  • 7200rpm+ hard disk with 200MB free disk space for install; plus enough disk space for the files that will be transferred
  • Java 1.6 or higher (1.7 recommended 64-bit recommended), OpenJDK not supported
  • Network connection to the server
  • Properly configured Firewall/NAT to allow outgoing UDP/TCP traffic to the server

FileCatalyst Workflow

Server

The following recommended settings are for a typical deployment of up-to 25 concurrent connections. Virtual server configurations are welcomed.

  • Multi-core CPU with 2Ghz+ per core with minimum 2 cores
  • 6GB RAM or more
  • 80GB of disk space (excluding user data)
  • Operating system: Windows 2003 or higher, MacOSX 10.10 or higher, Linux, Solaris
  • Architecture: 64-bit
  • Tomcat 7.x or Tomcat 8.0.x (Tomcat 6/8.5/9 are NOT supported); other containers are not supported.
  • MySQL 5.0 or higher with admin rights
  • Access to SMTP (Outgoing mail server)
  • Oracle Java SE 7 or higher (64-bit; OpenJDK not supported)
  • Internet connectivity: Sub-domain or dedicated static IP with proper firewall rules

Client

  • Recent web browser such as Internet Explorer, Firefox, Safari, Opera or Chrome (Chrome is not supported on Mac)
  • Email account to receive emails (for recipient only).
  • Java Runtime Environment 7 (JRE) or later
  • Broadband Internet connection

FileCatalyst Central

Server

The following recommended settings are for a typical deployment of up-to 20 nodes being monitored. Virtual server configurations are welcomed.

  • Single-core CPU with a minimum of 2Ghz (Central is a multi-threaded application and will take advantage of additional CPU’s)
  • 4GB RAM or more
  • 100GB of free disk space
  • Operating system: Windows 2003 or higher, Linux
  • Architecture: 64-bit
  • Access to SMTP (Outgoing mail server)
  • Oracle Java SE 7 or higher (64-bit; OpenJDK not supported)
  • Internet connectivity: Sub-domain or dedicated static IP with proper firewall rules

Client

  • Recent web browser such as Internet Explorer, Firefox, Safari, Chrome (Chrome is not supported on Mac)
  • Email account to receive emails (for email alerts only)
  • Java Runtime Environment 7 (JRE) or later
  • Broadband Internet connection