Minimum/Recommended Server Requirements

Last updated May 7, 2020 by Tekla Support US

Minimum/Recommended Server Requirements

Minimum Server Specifications
• Operating System: Windows Server 2012
• Memory: 8 GB
• Server Disk Space: 10 GB

Recommended Server Specifications:
• Operating System: Windows Server 2012 / 2016/ 2019
• Memory: 32GB RAM
• Server Disk Space: 100GB reserved for Tekla EPM (software and data), solid state drive (SSD)
• Standard drives are acceptable, but SSD’s truly make a difference in response times.
• No specific recommendation on processor. However, the preference is that the server NOT be Virtualized, or if Virtualized, the entire server be dedicated so the processor is not split.

For Tekla EPM
Minimum Client Specifications:
• Operating System: Windows 10
• Memory: 4 GB
• Disk Space: 2 GB
• Display Resolution: 1024×768

Recommended Client Specifications:
• Operating System: Windows  10
• Memory: 16GB RAM
• Disk Space: 4GB

For Tekla Structures EPM Modeler
Recommended hardware
The following table presents two different hardware configurations. The recommendation is mainly for desktop computers, but the same guidelines can also be applied when purchasing laptops.

  Recommendation Best Performance
Operating system Windows 10 (64-bit) Windows 10 (64-bit)
Memory 16+ GB 32+ GB
Hard Disk 240-480 GB, SSD 480+ GB, SSD
Processor Intel® Core™ i5 CPU 2+ GHz Intel® Core™ i7 CPU 3+ GHz
Graphics Card Two monitor support
e.g. NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060
Two monitor support
e.g. NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070/1080
Monitor(s) Two 24”/27” 1920x1200 each 30” 2560x1600 or two 27” 2560x1440
Mouse 3-button wheel mouse, optical 3-button wheel mouse, cordless & optical + 3Dconnexion SpacePilot
Backup Equipment External hard drive External hard drive with scheduled
Network adapter
(multi-user funct.)
100 Mbit/s 1 Gbit/s full-duplex
minimum requirements
New Server Install Tekla EPM

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