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System Requirements for Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2018
System Requirements for Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2018
 

The following sections list the minimum hardware and software requirements to install and run Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2018. Minimum means that later versions (such as SP1, SP2, or R2 versions) of a required software product are also supported.

 

The following table shows the minimum system requirements for the Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2018 Windows client.

   
Supported operating systems
  • Windows 10 Pro, Enterprise, or Education (32-bit and 64-bit editions).
    Important: Windows 10 S is not supported.
  • Windows 8.1 Professional or Enterprise (32-bit and 64-bit editions).
  • Windows Server 2016 Standard, Essentials, or Datacenter.
  • Windows Server 2012 R2 Standard or Essentials (64-bit edition).
  • Windows Server 2012 Standard or Essentials (64-bit edition).
Hardware resources
  • Hard disk space: 200 MB.
  • Memory: 1 GB.
Reports
  • For editing RDLC report layouts:
    • Report Builder for SQL Server 2016 or Visual Studio 2017 with Microsoft Rdlc Report Designer for Visual Studio installed.
  • For editing Word layouts:
    • Microsoft Word 2013 or later
Instant messaging and Telephony API
  • Microsoft Lync 2013 or Microsoft Lync 2010.
Outlook client integration and mail merge
  • Microsoft Office 365, Microsoft Office 2016, Microsoft Office 2013 Service Pack 1 (SP1), or Microsoft Office 2010 Service Pack 2 (SP2).
Import and export with Microsoft Excel and Office XML, and SharePoint links
  • Microsoft Office 2016, Microsoft Office 2013 SP1, Microsoft Office 2010 SP2, or Microsoft Office 365.
Editing in Excel using the Excel Add-in
  • Excel 2016.
    For more information, see Setting up the Excel Add-In for Editing Dynamics NAV Data.
OneNote integration
  • Microsoft Office 2016, Microsoft Office 2013 SP1, or Microsoft Office 2010 SP2.
Email logging
  • Active Directory and Microsoft Exchange Server 2013.
  • Microsoft Exchange Online, or Exchange Online as part of an Office 365 subscription.
Additional software
  • Microsoft .NET Framework 4.7.
Additional information
  • Dynamics NAV Setup installs the following software if it is not already present in the target computer:
    • Microsoft .NET Framework 4.7.
  • The Microsoft Dynamics NAV Windows client is available in a 32-bit version and 64-bit version. On a 32-bit Windows operating system, the 32-bit version is run. On a 64-bit Windows operating system, the 64-bit version is run by default; however, you can also run the 32-bit version if it is required.
  • Dynamics NAV Setup can only install the Excel Add-in if Excel is present on the target computer.
  • Outlook synchronization is not supported on 64-bit versions of Office.


Dynamics NAV Development Environment Requirements

The following table shows the minimum system requirements for the Microsoft Dynamics NAV Development Environment.

   
Supported operating systems
  • Windows 10 Pro, Enterprise, or Education (32-bit and 64-bit editions).
  • Windows 8.1 Professional or Enterprise (32-bit and 64-bit editions).
  • Windows Server 2016 Standard, Essentials, or Datacenter.
  • Windows Server 2012 R2 Standard or Essentials (64-bit edition).
  • Windows Server 2012 Standard or Essentials (64-bit edition).
Hardware resources
  • Hard disk space: 200 MB.
  • Memory: 1 GB.
Reports
  • For creating and editing RDLC report layouts:
    • Report Builder for SQL Server 2016, or
    • One of the following versions of Visual Studio:
      • Visual Studio 2017 with Microsoft Rdlc Report Designer for Visual Studio installed.
      • Visual Studio 2015 Professional or Enterprise edition with SQL Server Data Tools installed.
        Important: Before you install Visual Studio 2015, install Microsoft .NET Framework 4.7; otherwise, an error will occur when you compile or run RDLC reports. For more information, see Report error "Visual Basic Command Line Compiler has stopped working".
  • For upgrading reports:
    • Report Builder for SQL Server 2016
  • For creating Word report layouts:
    • Word 2013 or later
Additional software
  • Microsoft .NET Framework 4.7.
Additional information
  • Dynamics NAV Setup installs the following software if it is not already present in the target computer:
    • Microsoft .NET Framework 4.7.
    • SQL Server Native Client 11.0.
    • Report Builder for SQL Server 2016. This is not installed if a version of SQL Server Report Builder or Microsoft Visual Studio is already present on the target computer
  • If the development environment and Microsoft Dynamics NAV Server are on the same computer, then only a 64-bit operating system is supported.


Dynamics NAV Web Client Requirements

The following table shows the minimum system requirements for the Dynamics NAV Web client.

   
Supported browsers
  • Microsoft Edge.
  • Internet Explorer 11.
  • Google Chrome 61.0 for Windows.
  • Mozilla Firefox 55.0 for Windows.
  • Safari 10.0 for macOS.
For a list of browser limitations, see Browser Limitations with the Microsoft Dynamics NAV Web Client.
Business inbox in Outlook
  • Microsoft Office 365.
Sending data to Excel
  • Microsoft Office 2016, Microsoft Office 2013 SP1, Microsoft Office 2010 SP2, or Microsoft Office 365.
Editing in Excel using the Excel Add-in
  • Excel 2016.

    For more information, see Setting up the Excel Add-In for Editing Dynamics NAV Data.
SharePoint Online links
  • Microsoft Office 2016, Microsoft Office 2013 SP1, Microsoft Office 2010 SP2, or Microsoft Office 365.
Printing reports to Excel or Word
  • Microsoft Office 2016, Microsoft Office 2013 SP1, Microsoft Office 2010 SP2, or Microsoft Office 365.
Additional information If you experience problems using the Microsoft Dynamics NAV Web client, you can try to turn off browser tools, such as translator tools that may run in the background.

The following table shows the minimum system requirements for the Microsoft Dynamics NAV Tablet client and Microsoft Dynamics NAV Phone client running in a browser when used for development and testing purposes.

   
Server component Identical to the Dynamics NAV Web client.
Supported browsers The following desktop browsers are supported:
  • Microsoft Edge
  • Internet Explorer 11 (build 11.0.9600.17239) for Windows 10 and for Windows 8.1 (32-bit and 64-bit versions).
  • Google Chrome 61.0 for Windows.
  • Mozilla Firefox 55.0 for Windows.
  • Safari 10.0 for macOS.


Source: https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/dynamics-nav/system-requirements-for-microsoft-dynamics-nav 

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