|Minimum Requirements||Stella Server|
|Dedicated Server||Dedicate the server. Please don't run, store, or host anything else on this dedicated server.|
|Operating System||Min. Server 2008 R2 Standard 64bit or later (Small Business Server not supported)|
|Processor||Min. 2 x Dual Core 2.50 GHz 6MB L2 Cache (or 4 virtual CPUs)|
|Disk space||80GB OS
100GB data drive
|Dedicated IP||The Stella server uses port 443; a dedicated IP will be needed and the firewall must allow inbound traffic.|
|Remote Access||In order to setup and to receive ongoing support, a Windows Remote Desktop Connection must be available.|
|DNS||Setup DNS resolution (internal and external) and agree on a DNS hostname matching the common name of the SSL certificate.|
|SSL Certificate||The server must have a purchased SSL certificate placed on the desktop prior to installation. The certificate must be formated for Apache:
|Version||Microsoft SQL Server 2008 R2 Standard, SQL Server 2012 Standard or SQL Server 2014 (Express Editions not supported)|
|SQL Install Location||SQL Install and Data files should not be on boot drive, use e.g. 100GB data drive|
|SQL Backup||Backup drive preferably not on same server|
|SQL access||A static port must be configured, e.g. 1433|
|A SQL user account (not a Windows account) is required.
Give this user full create, read and write permissions for the database tables.
Note that we must be able to create a schema.