Zephyr Server Requirements


Zephyr Server (for Windows On-Premise Installations only)

OS

Windows Server 2008 / 2012 / 2016
Windows 7 Enterprise / Windows 8 Enterprise / Windows 10 Enterprise

CPU

Quad-core CPU Intel Pentium or AMD Opteron (2Ghz or higher)

RAM

Minimum 8GB; Preferred 12GB
RAM recommendations can be found here 

Disk Space

At least 5GB Free (250GB-1TB recommended for large enterprise installations)

Networking

Wired Ethernet
Static IP address
REQUIRED Ports: 80, 443 (if HTTPS)
Firewall (if present): Allow ports 80, 443 (if HTTPS). Must support WebSocket protocol
Proxy (if present): Must support WebSocket protocol

Account

Administrator access to the machine 
Installer and services needs to "Run As Administrator"

Software

Java: Oracle JDK 8 

  • Oracle JDK must be JDK 8u101 or higher. JRE is not supported
  • Note: NO other Tomcat or MySQL can be installed on the machine. JRE is not supported††
  • Please refer to Note on Oracle JDK License Update
DatabaseMySQL 5.6 series only


Zephyr Server (for Linux On-Premise Installations only)

OS

RedHat Enterprise 64-bit

  • RHEL 7.0

CentOS 64-bit
Ubuntu/Debian 64-bit 
SUSE/openSUSE 64-bit

CPU

Quad-core CPU Intel Pentium or AMD Opteron (2Ghz or higher)

RAM

Minimum 8GB; Preferred 12GB

Disk Space

At least 5GB Free (250GB-1TB recommended for large enterprise installations)

Networking

Wired Ethernet
Static IP address
REQUIRED Ports: 80, 443 (if HTTPS)
Firewall (if present): Allow ports 80, 443 (if HTTPS). Must support WebSocket protocol
Proxy (if present): Must support WebSocket protocol

Account

Superuser (root) access to the machine 
Installer and services needs to run as "root"

Software

Java: Oracle JDK 8

MySQL Connector-  JDBC 5.1.40

  • Note: NO other Tomcat or MySQL can be installed on the machine. JRE is not supported††
Database

MySQL 5.6 series only

Zephyr Client

OS

Any Desktop OS

Browser

Any one of these versions that support Web Sockets:

  • Chrome
  • Firefox
  • Safari
  • Internet Explorer 11 is not recommended

Networking

Client machine must have access to port 80 for HTTP connection (or 443 for HTTPS) to the Zephyr Server

OtherScreen resolution of 1280x1024 (1280x900 for widescreen) or higher


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OS

Windows Server 2008 / 2012 / 2016
Windows 7 Enterprise / Windows 8 Enterprise / Windows 10 Enterprise
Linux (RedHat, Fedora, Ubuntu, CentOS, SUSE) 
MacOS 

CPU

Dual-core CPU Intel Pentium or AMD Opteron (2Ghz or higher)

RAM

Minimum 1GB

Disk Space

At least 100MB Free

Networking

Wired Ethernet

Account

Administrator access to the machine 
Installer and services needs to "Run As Administrator"

Software

Oracle JDK 8. JRE is not supported

Ports Explained:

  • 80, 443(if HTTPS), 8005 and 8009 are used by tomcat and can be configured in the server.xml file under zephyr\tomcat\conf\
  • 3306 is used by MySQL in Linux and configured in the my.cnf
  • 9300 is used by Elastic search
  • 5701, 5702, 37000, 37001 are used by Hazelcast

Software Version Explained:

  • Elasticsearch 5.5.0 is strictly required for installing Zephyr Server.
  • The MySQL software has to be the major/minor (5.6.X) version
  • No other MySQL should be present on the server instance
  • Oracle JDK must be JDK 8u101 or higher. JRE is not supported
  • Zephyr Enterprise Server for Windows includes MySQL in the installation package on top of allowing remote MySQL
  • Zephyr Enterprise Server for Linux requires a separate installation of MySQL not included in the installation package on top of allowing remote MySQL