Operating System: Windows 2000 Professional and Windows XP Professional are highly recommended as clients. Windows 2000 Server, Server 2003 and Server 2008are also supported.
Windows Vista Home Basic, Vista Home Premium, Vista Business and Vista Business Ultimate are also supported as clients on many, but not all, hardware platforms (See note 3.)
Microsoft Windows 98 and Windows XP Home support most, but not all, features in the WebAccess client. (See note 2.)
Hardware: Pentium, Celeron, Athlon or better required by clients.
Network Addressing: Dynamic IP (DHCP) and fixed IP supported. Host names (e.g. computer network name), if recognized by client, SCADA Node and Project node, are also supported.
Web Browser: Microsoft Internet Explorer 6.0, 7.0, 8.0 or later supports all features. ASP enabled and ActiveX enabled. A Medium Security Zone setting for safe browsing using either the Internet Zone, Intranet Zone or Trusted Site. Video Requires IE 6.0, 7.0, or later (ASP enabled). Internet Explorer 64-bit is not supported.
Display Resolution: 1024 x 768 or higher (recommended). Lower resolutions also supported.
Communications Service: Microsoft TCP/IP Protocol.
Communications Speed: T1 or DSL is
(33 Kb/sec, 56 Kb/sec, 128 Kb/sec and ADSL supported)
User Security Privileges: For Windows 98 / ME, all Users can install and run the Client.
For Windows Vista, 2000, 2003 and XP, Standard Users (i.e. a member of the Power Users) can install and run the client. Restricted Users (i.e. a member of Users) cannot install and cannot run the Client.
Web Security: WebAccess supports Anonymous Access, Authenticated Access (Integrated Windows authentication) and Secure Communications including Certificates, Secure Sockets and Virtual Private Networks (VPN).
Firewall Security (optional): If using a connection through a Firewall, two additional TCP Ports assigned by your system administrator are required (4592 and 14592 are the default TCP ports). These are in addition to Port 80, the HTTP port, which must also be opened.