Microsoft Dynamics GP 2016: Client Hardware Requirements

Posted by Jen Bieker on June 24, 2016


During our recent webinar showcasing all the great new feature in Dynamics GP 2016, someone asked if the client hardware requirements have changed.  The answer:  Yes, they have. 

Here are the new specifications on client requirements from Microsoft for Dynamics GP 2016:

Item

Requirements

32-bit

Microsoft Windows 10
Professional Edition
Microsoft Windows 10
Enterprise Edition
Microsoft Windows 8 & 8.1
Professional Edition
Microsoft Windows 8 & 8.1

 

x64

Microsoft Windows 10
Professional Edition
Microsoft Windows 10
Enterprise Edition
Microsoft Windows 8 & 8.1
Professional Edition
Microsoft Windows 8 & 8.1

 

Operating System Ultimate Edition
Microsoft Windows 8 & 8.1
Enterprise Edition
Microsoft Windows 7
Professional Edition
Microsoft Windows 7               
Ultimate Edition
Microsoft Windows 7
Enterprise Edition
Ultimate Edition
Microsoft Windows 8 & 8.1
Enterprise Edition
Microsoft Windows 7               
Professional Edition
Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate             
Edition
Microsoft Windows 7
Enterprise Edition
11Processor 1 Dual Core or 1 Single
Core Processor 2.6 GHz
or higher
1 Dual Core or 1 Single Core
Processor 2.6 GHz or higher
Available Hard Disk Space 2GB or more on the
system root
2GB or more on the system
root
Minimum Available RAM 2GB or more 2GB or more
Network Card

1GB Ethernet

Microsoft Office 2013 32bit & x64
Microsoft Office 2016 32bit & x64 
 

 
Microsoft Office NOTES:               
1. If using Office x64, the server type in System Preferences
(Microsoft Dynamics GP | Tools | System | Setup | System
 Preferences) must be set to Exchange.
2. The Exchange server type only supports XPS and DOCX. PDF is
not supported with the Exchange server type.
3. If using Office 32bit, the server type in System Preferences can
either be MAPI or Exchange
 
Internet Explorer Internet Explorer 11.0  - Desktop Mode Only
Edge                
 
ODBC Driver

SQL Native Client 11.0
SQL Native Client 10.0


**NOTE: A 32bit ODBC DSN is required for Microsoft Dynamics GP 2016**

 
Adobe

Adobe X

Hardware Virtualization
Windows Server 2016 Hyper-V
Windows Server 2012 Hyper-V

 

 
Virtual
Environments
Supported
(Optional)
Windows Server 2012 R2 Hyper-V​
Windows Server 2008 R2 Hyper-V
Windows Server 2008 Hyper-V

Software Virtualization
Microsoft Application Virtualization (App-V) 5.0
Click here for additional information 
 

If you missed the webinar on New Features in Dynamics GP 2016, you can watch the recording here.  

If you have further questions on upgrading, hardware requirements, or on Dynamics GP 2016 in general, please contact us at Marketing@Crestwood.com


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