IMPORTANT: You must be logged on to your server as the LOCAL ADMINISTRATOR during installation. You can use the software as a normal user after installation is complete, but we highly recommend that you carry out the installation process as a LOCAL ADMINISTRATOR in order to ensure trouble-free use afterwards.
The prerequisites listed in this section pertain to the server that will execute the Gizmos and Reports. Prerequisites for the web application side of IntelliFront BI can be found further down this article under the section 'Web Application Side.'
The following servers are compatible and supported. All servers should have the latest service packs applied.
User Account Controls (UAC) only need to be turned off for the installation of Intellifront BI. Once Intellifront BI is installed, you may turn UAC back on.
The following server roles will be enabled during the installation of IntelliFront BI. Based on the security settings of the server some of the roles may not be enabled during installation, therefore, please ensure the following options within the Server Manager, under Server Roles are enabled:
The following versions are currently supported.
IntelliFront BI will install a SQL Server 2016 Express instance by default. Any of the above SQL Server versions can be used if adding the database to a SQL Cluster.
The following ports are used by IntelliFront BI and need to be opened. The firewall must also allow access to the below ports.
If you will use Crystal Reports in IntelliFront BI, one of the following Crystal Report Runtimes for .NET must be installed.
IntelliFront BI installer will automatically install Crystal Report 2013 runtimes by default.
The following should be whitelisted or excluded from any firewall, anti-virus or spyware scan.
Folder paths may differ based on the path selected at installation.
The prerequisites listed in this section pertain to all machines that will access IntelliFront BI through a web browser.
The most current version of the following web browsers are supported.