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.

  • Physical machine preferred over VM for speeds above 500mbps
  • Multi-core x86-64 CPU with 2Ghz+ (recommended 4+ cores)
  • 16GB of RAM
  • HDD or SSD with Min of 20GB or disk space + user data
  • Windows Server, Mac OSX 10.10 or higher, Linux
  • HDD/SSD or fast network storage with sufficient IO capability for user data.
  • Java 1.8 (64-bit; OpenJDK not supported)
  • Properly configured Firewall/NAT to allow UDP/TCP traffic to the server
  • Sub-domain or dedicated public static IP with sub-domain
  • Access to SMTP (Outgoing mail server)

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

  • Multi-core x86-64 CPU
  • 4GB of RAM recommended
  • Windows 7+, Mac OSX 10.10 or higher, Linux
  • HDD or SSD with 250MB of install space for software.
  • HDD/SSD or fast network storage with sufficient IO capability for data transfer.
  • Java 1.8 (64-bit; 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
  • Min of 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 Chrome, Firefox, Safari, Opera or Internet Explorer
  • Email account to receive emails
  • 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.

  • Multi-core x86-64 CPU 2Ghz+ (recommended 4+ cores)
  • 8GB RAM or more
  • 100GB of free disk space
  • Operating system: Windows Server, Linux
  • Architecture: 64-bit
  • Access to SMTP (Outgoing mail server)
  • Oracle Java SE 8 or higher (64-bit; OpenJDK not supported)
  • Internet connectivity: Sub-domain or dedicated static IP with proper firewall rules