System requirements

Minimum Requirements

Hardware

  • CPU 1.0 GHz
  • Memory consumption 512 MB
  • Disk space 400 MB

Server-side requirements

  • Microsoft® Windows Server 2003, 2008, 2008 R2, 2012, Windows Vista, Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows Azure
  • 32-bit or 64-bit operating system
  • Internet Information Services 6+
  • Microsoft® .NET Framework 4.0 and 4.5
  • Microsoft® ASP.NET MVC 4

Software

  • Microsoft® Windows Server 2003
  • Internet Information Services 6.0
  • Microsoft® .NET Framework 4.0
  • Microsoft® SQL Express 2005

Supported software

Database Platforms

  • Microsoft® SQL Express 2005+, 2008, 2008 R2, 2012
  • Microsoft® SQL Server 2005+2008, 2008 R2, 2012
  • Microsoft® SQL Azure
  • Oracle
  • MySQL 5.5 and below

Browsers

  • Internet Explorer 8, 9, 10
  • Firefox 3.6+
  • Silverlight 4 plug-in is recommended for best user experience
  • Chrome 8+

For Development

  • Microsoft Silverlight 4.0 Tools
  • Microsoft Visual Studio 2010, 2012

IMPORTANT

To successfully deploy Sitefinity, your hosting provider must support .NET 4.0 Framework and Full trust. You can find a list of Sitefinity’s official hosting partners on http://www.sitefinity.com/partners/hosting-partners.aspx.

NOTE

If you want to use IIS, you must configure it for Silverlight Application. For more information, see Configuring the IIS to host Sitefinity projects.