HxGN SDx Desktop Client platform recommendations - HxGN SDx - Update 64 - Installation & Upgrade

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SmartPlant Foundation / SDx Version

Hardware Recommendations

  • 2 core high-end server processor

  • 4 GB RAM

  • 1 GB of free disk space for software installation

  • DVD drive access, either locally or through a network connection (for installation media)

  • 100 BaseT network interface

Supported Operating Systems

  • Windows 11 Professional or Enterprise edition (64-bit), version 21H2 or later

  • Windows 10 Professional or Enterprise edition (64-bit), version 21H1 or later

Windows is supported with UAC enabled and set to "Notify me only when apps try to make changes to my computer" (default).

Software Prerequisites

  • Microsoft .NET Framework 4.8

  • A web browser is required to view the online documentation and to run some reports

    • For Update 33 and earlier, Microsoft Internet Explorer 11 is required for some functionality including running HTML and XHTML reports.

  • SmartSketch V11.1. HF 12 or above (only required for using the Data Capture Drawing Reader Pre-processor)

    • For Update 36 to Update 51, use SmartSketch V11.0.

    • For Update 35 and earlier, use SmartSketch 2018.

SmartPlant Markup Plus

For Updates 36 and later, SmartPlant Markup Plus Server is no longer required. The PDFTron view control is used for View and Markup of third-party and some Hexagon file formats. For more information, see Important news about compatible software and related tools.

For Updates 35 and earlier, SmartPlant Markup Plus Server is required on the servers where the HxGN SDx Server and Remote Services components are installed. If these components are installed on separate servers, SmartPlant Markup Plus Server is required on both servers.