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Intergraph Smart Instrumentation Server Installation and Configuration

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Hardware Recommendations

The hardware requirements to run Smart Instrumentation and the required third party software (Office, database software and so forth) is dependent on many factors specific to each company. Factors such as the anticipated size of the database, other software that might be used (CAD software, Imaging software, and so forth), therefore we recommend you consult with your IT department as to what hardware you would require to meet your needs.

  • 100 BaseT or higher network interface (1 Gbit recommended)

  • Digital tape or DVD backup system for server

  • For all installations, DVD drive access, either locally or through a network connection

Supported Operating Systems

  • Windows Server 2019 Standard or Enterprise Server

  • Windows Server 2016 Standard or Enterprise Server

Supported Database Servers

  • Microsoft SQL Server 2019

  • Microsoft SQL Server 2017

  • Microsoft SQL Server 2016

  • Microsoft SQL Server 2014 SP2

  • Oracle 19 (Smart Instrumentation 13.1 HF 1 and higher)

  • Oracle 18.3.0 Standard Edition 2 or Enterprise Server

Beginning with Windows 10 and Oracle, Microsoft and Oracle will enforce the Internet Host Table Specification RFC 952 which mandates that component hostname labels can contain only alphanumeric characters. Host names using underscores (‘_’) are not allowed. Refer to Oracle Support Articles 1603775.1 and 1957895.1 and Microsoft KB 101785.

Disk Space


Typical installation

Advanced installation

10 GB in total

10 GB in total

SHARED Tip For more information on Oracle requirements, consult the Oracle Installation Guide for Windows Oracle Database Minimum Hardware Requirements

SQL Server

Minimum space requirements.

6 GB

SHARED Tip Disk space requirements will vary with the SQL Server components you install. For more information on SQL requirements, consult the Microsoft SQL Docs web site:

SQL Server 2019: Hardware and software requirements

SQL Server 2016 and 2017: Hardware and software requirements

Smart Instrumentation Software

Initial Smart Instrumentation database

200 MB

Smart Instrumentation data files (5000 loops with wiring)

500 MB


0.7 GB

Software Prerequisites

  • A PDF reader (required for reading and saving various documents)

  • Microsoft Edge or Chrome

  • Microsoft .NET Framework 4.7.2

  • Microsoft Office 2019 (32 bit or 64 bit) or Microsoft Office 365 (32 bit or 64 bit)

    If you intend working remotely, for example using Citrix, to use the Save-as Excel command, you must install from the Microsoft Download center the following file: Microsoft Access 2013 Runtime.exe. (

  • Smart Licensing 2019

Microsoft .NET Framework is delivered as part of Microsoft Windows Server installation.