Acumatica System Requirements

Server and Hardware for Installation and Upgrades

Below is information about Acumatica system requirements for the software, workstations and server as of the time of this post and are subject to change as new versions are released. Be sure to check with your Acumatica Partner or head over to the Acumatica Customer Portal for the most current and up to date system requirements.

Acumatica ERP contains the following components:

  • Web interface accessed via the user Device
  • Host Server / Web Server
  • Database engine

Each component must meet the system requirements set forth below.

acumatica server requirements

NOTE: Before you start the installation process, install at least all critical updates for the operating system and the required software. Also before upgrading to a newer Acumatica product version, be sure to perform a full backup of your system and databases.

Acumatica 2020

Acumatica 2020 R1

Click the toggles below for full details in each category.

Workstation Requirements

Display resolution: Minimum 1024×768, Typical 1920×1080

Adobe Reader: (to open Acumatica ERP PDF documents) 2019 and higher

Microsoft Office: (to view documents exported from Acumatica ERP)

  • MS Office 2019
  • MS Office 2016
  • MS Office 2013
  • MS Office 2010
  • MS Office 2007
  • MS Office 2003 with the Microsoft Office 2007 compatibility pack

Web Browsers:

  • Microsoft Internet Explorer 9, 10, and 11 with Compatibility View turned off.
    Note: For Microsoft Internet Explorer 10 the hotfix for the ASP.NET browser definition files in the Microsoft .NET Framework 4.0 should be installed. For more information, refer to http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2600088.
  • Microsoft Edge 44 and higher
  • Mozilla Firefox 64 and higher
  • Apple Safari 12 and higher
  • Google Chrome 71 and higher
Server Requirements

Operating systems:

  • Windows Server 2019 64-bit edition
  • Windows Server 2016 64-bit edition
  • Windows Server 2012 64-bit edition
  • Windows Server 2012 R2 64-bit edition
  • Windows Server 2008 64-bit edition
  • Windows Server 2008 R2 64-bit edition

NOTE: You can install the server part of Acumatica ERP on non-server operating systems, such as Windows Vista 64-bit edition, Windows 7.0 64-bit edition, Windows 8.0 64-bit edition, Windows 8.1 64-bit edition, and Windows 10 64-bit edition, but only for testing purposes. For production you must use a server operating system.

Microsoft .NET Framework: Version 4.8

Microsoft Internet Information Services: 7.0, 7.5, 8.0, 8.5, or 10 depending on the underlying operating system.

NOTE: You must set the “Enable 32-bit Applications” option to False in IIS settings.Acumatica ERP 2020 R1 supports only the Integrated mode of the application pool. The Classic mode is not supported. If you try to upgrade an earlier version of Acumatica ERP with Classic mode of the application pool to 2020 R1, upgrade will not be performed, and a corresponding error message will be displayed.

Memory: 16 GB RAM

CPU: 2 cores; 3.5 GHz

Hard Disk Space: 1 GB available hard disk space plus 200 MB for each additional instance of Acumatica ERP

Database Requirements

Microsoft SQL Server: 2019, 2017, or 2016

MySQL Community Edition Server: 5.7 and 8.0 64-bit edition

Memory: 8 GB RAM

CPU: 2 cores; 2 GHz

Hard Disk Space: For each database, 1 GB available hard disk space. Depending on the number of transactions, additional hard disk space may be required to store large numbers of transactions.

Code Authoring Environments

To create stand-alone applications with Acumatica ERP or develop customizations and add-on solutions on top of Acumatica ERP, you need one of the integrated development environments (IDEs) listed below.

Microsoft Visual Studio with Microsoft Web Developer Tools:

  • 2019: Community, Professional, and Enterprise editions
  • 2017: Community, Professional, and Enterprise editions
  • 2015: Community, Professional, and Enterprise editions

Acumatica 2019

Acumatica 2019 R1

Click the toggles below for full details in each category.

Workstation Requirements

Display resolution: Minimum 1024×768, Typical 1920×1080

Adobe Reader (to open Acumatica ERP PDF documents) 2019 and higher

Microsoft Office (to view documents exported from Acumatica ERP)

  • MS Office 2019
  • MS Office 2016
  • MS Office 2013
  • MS Office 2010
  • MS Office 2007
  • MS Office 2003 with the Microsoft Office 2007 compatibility pack

Web Browsers

  • Microsoft Internet Explorer 9, 10, and 11 with Compatibility View turned off.
    Note: For Microsoft Internet Explorer 10 the hotfix for the ASP.NET browser definition files in the Microsoft .NET Framework 4.0 should be installed. For more information, see Microsoft Support Knowledgebase Article 2600088
  • Microsoft Edge 44 and higher
  • Mozilla Firefox 64 and higher
  • Apple Safari 12 and higher
  • Google Chrome 71 and higher
Server Requirements

Operating systems

  • Windows Server 2019 64-bit edition
  • Windows Server 2016 64-bit edition
  • Windows Server 2012 64-bit edition
  • Windows Server 2012 R2 64-bit edition
  • Windows Server 2008 R2 64-bit edition

NOTE: You can install the server part of Acumatica ERP on non-server operating systems, such as Windows 8.0 64-bit edition, Windows 8.1 64-bit edition, and Windows 10 64-bit edition, but only for testing purposes. For production you must use a server operating system.

Microsoft .NET Framework: Version 4.7.1

Microsoft Internet: 7.0, 7.5, 8.0, 8.5, or 10 depending on the underlying operating system.

NOTE: You must set the “Enable 32-bit Applications” option to False in IIS settings.

NOTE 2: Acumatica ERP 2019 R1 supports only the Integrated mode of the application pool. The Classic mode is not supported. If you try to upgrade an earlier version of Acumatica ERP with Classic mode of the application pool to 2019 R1, upgrade will not be performed, and a corresponding error message will be displayed.

Memory: 4 GB RAM as a minimum

Hard Disk Space: 1 GB available hard disk space plus 200 MB for each additional instance of Acumatica ERP

Database Requirements

Microsoft SQL Server: 2017, 2016, 2014 64-bit edition, 2012 64-bit edition

MySQL Community Edition Server: 5.7 64-bit edition

Memory: 4 GB RAM

Hard Disk Space: For each database, 1 GB available hard disk space. Depending on the number of transactions, additional hard disk space may be required to store large numbers of transactions.

Code Authoring Environments

To create stand-alone applications with Acumatica ERP or develop customizations and add-on solutions on top of Acumatica ERP, you need one of the integrated development environments (IDEs) listed below.

Microsoft Visual Studio with Microsoft Web Developer Tools:

  • 2017: Community, Professional, and Enterprise editions
  • 2015: Community, Professional, and Enterprise editions

Need Help? Contact A Consultant

System requirements information on this page is only intended as a general guide. Be sure to contact an Acumatica Authorized Partner for help with your specific installation or upgrade.