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Intergraph Smart Instrumentation Server Installation and Configuration

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Hardware Recommend

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.

  • For SmartPlant Enterprise installation, DVD drive access, either locally or through a network connection

  • For Smart Instrumentation installation, DVD drive access, either locally or through a network connection

  • Windows supported printer access, either locally or through a network connection

Supported Operating Systems

  • Microsoft Windows 10 Professional or Enterprise, 64-bit

  • The operating system must be installed in an account where you have administrator privileges.

    If UAC is set to ON, when applying Workflow in the Administration Module to a domain the Workflow settings are applied to all your domains.

  • Due to security changes in Windows 10, users who require access to INIT/Backup, upgrade, import, and Administration functions, must have windows administrative privileges for this functionality to work correctly.

  • Web links in the software do not function in the Edge browser for Windows 10, if the UAC control is off.

Supported Database Clients

  • MS SQL Client 2019, 2017 or 2016 (The client is installed along with the SQL server software and is not a separate installation).

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

  • Oracle 18.3.0 Client

  • The client database software must be of the same version as the server database software.

  • 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

Oracle Client

1 GB

SQL Sever Client

2 GB

Smart Instrumentation (full installation)

1.6 GB

Software Prerequisites

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

  • Microsoft XML Core Services (MSXML) 6.0 SP1/SP3

  • Microsoft Office 2016 or Microsoft Office 365 (2019) (Optional), either 32-bit or 64-bit. Required in the Specification module for saving as an Excel sheet and to import data as source.

    Requires the Microsoft Access 2013 Runtime.exe.

  • Smart Licensing 2019

  • Microsoft .NET Framework 4.7.2.

  • Microsoft Edge Browser.

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

Optional Software

Apart from SmartSketch, the following software programs are not Intergraph corporation software and are owned by third parties.  It is the responsibility of the customer to select in its sole discretion the applicable third party software customer desires to use to generate reports and Intergraph makes no recommendation as to the choice of said third party software.  Customer is responsible for obtaining a valid license to use said third party software from the owner of said third party software and to pay any license fees to the owner of said third party software for the use of said third party software.  INTERGRAPH DISCLAIMS AND MAKES NO WARRANTY EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING THE WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY OR THE WARRANTIES OF FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE IN REGARDS TO SAID THIRD PARTY SOFTWARE.

  • One of the following drawing software programs, if needed for loop drawings:

    • SmartSketch 2018 or similar graphical editor (required for editing border template files and for symbol creation)

    • Autodesk AutoCAD

      • AutoCAD 2012 - The Save As functionality in Smart Instrumentation 2018 only saves drawings for use with AutoCAD 2012.

      • AutoCAD 2014 - Drawings created in AutoCAD 2014 can be generated in Smart Instrumentation 2018.

      • For compatibility with other versions, see the Version Compatibility matrix on the Hexagon PPM Support web site.

    • Bentley MicroStation —8.1/JE

    • InfoMaker 2017

For working in a Citrix environment:

  • Citrix XenApp 7.6. On Windows Server 2016.

  • Citrix 7.18

    Smart Instrumentation doesn't support Citrix Seamless Mode.