PAT CAT is installed on a server and detailed specifications/requirements for the server are available from Pen CS. It is accessed by users entirely within a web browser. The following browsers are recommended:

  • Internet Explorer v10 or later,
  • Firefox v13 or later,
  • Chrome v32 or later,
  • Safari v7 or later.

PAT CAT Responsibilities and Requirements

Requirements



Web Server

Minimum Requirements

Recommended Requirements

Operating System

Microsoft Windows Server 2008 (Standard/R2) X64

Microsoft Windows Server 2012 (Standard/R2) X64 or higher

Processor

8 Logical Cores

16 Logical Cores

RAM

16 GB

16+ GB

Hard Disk

250 GB

250+ GB

Microsoft .NET Framework

  • ASP.NET 4.5
  • IIS 7+
  • IIS Web components(ASP.NET 4.5, Static & Dynamic Content Compression, IIS Manager)

 

Other Requirements

  • Broadband internet connection (minimum 5 Mbs up + 5 Mbs down)
  • SSL Certificate (Single root or Wildcard dependent on IT infrastructure, Wildcard recommended)
  • Dedicated PAT CAT Subdomain (e.g. https://patcat.yourphnurl.org.au)
  • Port forwarding from port 80 to port 443 for all PAT CAT traffic
  • Remote access facilities for installation and maintenance by Pen CS (e.g. Remote Desktop, Teamviewer...etc.)
    with local Admin privileges
  • Firewall exception for connectivity to database server (standard SQL Server ports are TCP 1433 and UDP 1434)
  • Internet Explorer 11+ or Google Chrome v42+

 

Note: "+" refers to "more is better"

 Database Server

Minimum Requirements

Recommended Requirements

Operating System

Microsoft Windows Server 2008 (Standard/R2) X64

Microsoft Windows Server 2012 (Standard/R2) X64 or higher

Processor

8 Logical Cores

16+ Logical Cores

RAM

32 GB

32+ GB

Hard Disk

1TB

1+TB

Microsoft .NET Framework

  • Microsoft .NET 4.5

 

Database

  • Microsoft SQL Server 2008r2 Standard Edition (2014 Standard Edition or higher recommended)

    SQL Server Options installed:
    • SQL Server Management Studio
    • Mixed Mode Authentication
    • SQL Server Agent

 

Other Requirements

  • Firewall exception for connectivity to web server (standard SQL Server ports are TCP 1433 and UDP 1434)
  • Remote access facilities for installation and maintenance by Pen CS (e.g. Remote Desktop, Teamviewer…etc.)    
    with local Admin privileges, and database owner privileges

 

Note: "+" refers to "more is better"