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Version: 4.4.1

Technical Requirements

This section contains the complete technical requirements for iCore Integration Suite.

iCore Integration Suite (iCore runtime incl. development tools)

This section contains the technical requirements for iCore Integration Suite (the iCore runtime engine including development tools).

Hardware requirements

For a non time-critical iCore system (typically B2B) and supporting file data server and SQL server installed on local server:

  • Internal memory: minimum 6 GB
  • Hard disk drive: minimum 70 GB

For a non time-critical iCore system (typically B2B) and supporting file data server and SQL server installed on another server:

  • Internal memory: minimum 4 GB
  • Hard disk drive: minimum 10 GB

Software requirements

iCIS requires the following software:

Operating system

  • Windows Server 2022
  • Windows Server 2019
  • Windows Server 2016
  • Windows Server 2012 R2
  • Windows 11
  • Windows 10 (x64 in all operating systems).
  • If you intend to use iCore Invoke or iCore API web service with default configurations to handle external events, the Windows feature HTTP activation must be enabled (if http binding is used).
  • The name of the computer(s) which will run iCore server(s) can be no more than 15 characters in length. This limitation comes from the Windows operating system and Microsoft Message Queuing (MSMQ).


MS SQL Server 2012 or later.


Support for MS SQL Server 2012 is deprecated. The next release of iCore Integration Suite will require SQL Server 2016 or later.

Other requirements

  • Microsoft Message Queuing (MSMQ) 2.0 (part of the Operating System).
  • .Net framework 4.8. Note: .Net framework requires Internet access during installation.
  • Windows Powershell v3.0 or later. If PowerShell is not installed, some functionality will not be available.
    • For Windows Server 2012 R2 Powershell v4.0 is included but must be enabled in the OS features section.

Administrator site/application

Installing and setting up the Administrator site/application requires:

  • .NET framework 4.7.1
  • Internet Information Services (IIS) v7.5 or later.
    • (Optional): If you want to use Windows authentication for the Administrator, this feature must be enabled in IIS.
  • .NET feature "WCF service / HTTP Activation" installed. This feature is automatically enabled during installation of the Administrator.

Optional software

The following messaging services and drivers are examples of optional software that can be used with iCore Integration Suite.

  • WebSphere MQ Client 5.3 + CSD11 or later versions.
  • iSeries Client Access ODBC driver version 5R4 or later versions.
  • Movex driver (included in distribution)