System Requirements – Smart Client (PC)

For end users, the client screen configurations require a minimum screen resolution of 800×600. Some enquiry screens, aimed at ‘Power Users’, provide the ability to display further information by utilising the screen resolution of 1024×768.

Apple Mac clients are supported using the Microsoft Remote Desktop Connection Client for Mac or the Citrix Metaframe product using the Sharepoint Portal Server (if running Internet Explorer – see

The Smart Client deployment provides the following features:

Integrates with any MAPI compliant mail system including Microsoft Outlook.

Integrates with Microsoft desktop productivity tools such as Word and Excel through standard DDE and OLE.

Produce reports and/or screen shots to any printer that is supported by the Microsoft Windows operating system.

PC Hardware and System Software Requirements

Operating System Windows Vista

Windows 7 (32 OR 64 bit)

Windows 8 (32 OR 64 bit)

Windows 10

Browser IE 8 or later
Screen We recommend at least 1024×768 screen resolution when accessing the Portal

In practice, users tend to run email services and other office products in conjunction with the software system; to cater for the additional requirements the following is suggested:

Intel-compatible P4 PC with 2.3Ghz CPU. 1-2Gb RAM.

Disk requirements are dependent on modules implemented but a recommended of 2GB free space should be allowed for.