iLinc Requirements

System Requirements

RequirementMicrosoft® Windows®Apple® Macintosh®
Versions Supported: Windows 7, 8, 8.1,
Windows Vista,
Windows XP, SP3
(Note: Windows XP will no longer be supported as of June 7th, 2014)
OS X 10.9 ,
OS X 10.8,
OS X 10.7,
OS X 10.6
Browsers Supported:Internet Explorer 7.x, 8.x, and 9.x
(Note: Internet Explorer, 7.x, and 8.x will no longer be supported as of June 7th, 2014)
Firefox 3.x and above (recommend Java)
Google Chrome
Safari™ 3.x and higher
Firefox 3.x and above
Java Runtime Environment (JRE) 5.x or higher
Processor Speed: 1 Ghz or higher 1 Ghz or higher
Memory (Minimum): 128 MB
256 MB or higher recommended
1 GB for Microsoft Vista
256 MB
512 MB or higher recommended
Bandwidth Required: 56Kbps
256Kbps recommended (minimum DSL)
56 Kbps
256 Kbps recommended
(minimum DSL)
Display (Minimum): 1024x768 or higher, with 16-bit color 1024x768 or higher, with 16-bit color
Native Data Transport: HTTPS with AES over port 443 HTTPS with AES over port 443
Required for Viewing Recordings, Playing Video In-Session and Internet Audio for Web Client (browser-based version): Adobe Flash Player 9.x Adobe Flash Player 9.x

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Feature-Specific Requirements

RequirementMicrosoft® Windows®Apple® Macintosh®
Internet Audio (VoIP)
  • Full duplex sound card
  • Speakers
  • USB headset recommended (Required with Windows 7)
  • Microphone with noise cancelling
  • 100 Kbps available bandwidth
  • HTTP port 80 (port 443 recommended)
  • Best performance over UDP 11730
  • Full duplex sound card
  • Speakers (USB headset recommended)
  • Microphone with noise cancelling
  • 100 Kbps available bandwidth
  • HTTP port 80 (port 443 recommended)
  • Best performance over UDP 11730
  • [Please note that we do not support Internet Audio, Webcam Video, or Recording Playback on PowerPC machines]
    Video
  • Webcam (to send video)
  • 1.3 Ghz or higher processor speed
  • 1 GB Memory (RAM)
  • 100 Kbps available bandwidth
  • HTTP port 80 (port 443 recommended)
  • Best performance over UDP 11730
  • Webcam (to send video)
  • 1.3 Ghz or higher processor speed
  • 1 GB Memory (RAM)
  • 100 Kbps available bandwidth
  • HTTP port 80 (port 443 recommended)
  • Best performance over UDP 11730
  • [Please note that we do not support Internet Audio, Webcam Video, or Recording Playback on PowerPC machines]

    iLinc Server Requirements for Installed Edition

    You can install iLinc within your own environment on a single server or on multiple servers. For either scenario, to deliver a reliable service to your users we recommend that your servers meet the following requirements. These requirements have been validated by iLinc throughout the development and testing of the server architecture.

    RequirementiLinc 10iLinc 11
    Hardware
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003 SP2
  • 3-GHz or faster Xeon processor
  • 4 GB RAM (8GB RAM for over 500 concurrent users)
  • 150 MB hard disk space (more will be required depending on content usage)
  • 100 Mb Network Interface Card (NIC) supporting TCP/IP
  • Internet Information Services (IIS) 5.0 or 6.0
  • Remote or local mail server (for email invitations and reminders)
  • SQL Server 2005*, iLinc embedded database
  • Microsoft PowerPoint 2003
  • Windows Server 2008 or 2003 SP2
  • 3-GHz or faster Xeon processor
  • 4 GB RAM (8GB RAM for over 500 concurrent users)
  • 150 MB hard disk space (more will be required depending on content usage)
  • 100 Mb Network Interface Card (NIC) supporting TCP/IP
  • Internet Information Services (IIS) 6.0, 7.0 or 7.5
  • Remote or local mail server (for email invitations and reminders)
  • SQL Server 2005 or 2008*, iLinc embedded database or MySQL (5.0 or 5.5 with ODBC 3.51 or 5.1 Driver)
  • Microsoft PowerPoint 2003 or 2007 32 bit
  • Bandwidth-related Features & Requirements
  • Data transport is native HTTP on port 80; firewall and proxy server friendly
  • Voice and video on either UDP 11730 or HTTP 80
  • Data transport is native HTTP on port 80; firewall and proxy server friendly
  • Voice and video on either UDP 11730 or HTTP 80
  • *Due to double-byte character needs, SQL Server 2000 is not supported for iLinc 10 or 11.

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