Before you install ConnectReport Server, be sure to review the following items.

System Requirements 

Check whether the target system meets the minimum requirements. We do not recommend running ConnectReport in a production environment with the minimum system requirements - for production deployments we have a minimum recommendation. 

 

Minimum 

Recommendation

Operating systems

  • Microsoft Windows Server 2012 R2
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2016

 

Processors

Multi-core x64 compatible processors with at least 2 cores per deployment, 2.4 GHz or higher

Multi-core x64 compatible processors with at least 8 cores per deployment, 2.93 GHz or higher

Memory

8 GB minimum

32 GB minimum

Disk space

1GB required for installation

 

Storage

Sufficient storage is required for the volume of reports and content used in a deployment.

Sufficient storage is required for the volume of reports and content used in a deployment.

.NET Framework

4.6 or higher

 

Internet protocol

IPv4

 

Supported browsers

 

  • Microsoft Edge 88 or higher for Mac OS or Windows 10
  • Google Chrome 63 or higher

 

Minimum screen resolution

1024x768

 

 

Service Account Setup

If you do not already have a service account configured to run ConnectReport, follow the steps below to create one:

  1. On the target system, open Computer Management
  2. From the sidebar, navigate to Local Users and Groups
  3. Open the Users folder
  4. Right-click and choose New user...
  5. Enter a username and password for the ConnectReport service account
  6. Uncheck User must change password at next login
  7. Check Password never expires
  8. Click Create
  9. Double click on the newly created user
  10. Open Local Security Policy
  11. Open the Local Policies folder
  12. Open the User Rights Assignment folder
  13. Locate and open the Log on as service entry
  14. Click Add User or Group 
  15. Enter the name of the ConnectReport service account that you created
  16. Open Command Prompt
  17. Run the command gpupdate