System requirements

Important information for implementing customX

Requirements – PC, development of rulebook

To develop and test the customX rulebook, customX administrators work in practice on computers that are independent of server operation. Usually, these are the PCs at the personal workplace. The system requirements are considerably lower compared to the frequently used CAD software, so that these products should be considered as a measure when selecting a computer.

Our employees use commercially available notebooks for about 1,200.- €, which are replaced every two to three years. This has established itself as the best price-performance ratio for us.

Minimum requirements Recommendation
Operating system Microsoft Windows 10 (32‐/64‐Bit)
Microsoft Windows 8.1 with update KB2919355 (32‐/64‐Bit)
Microsoft Windows 7 (32‐/64‐Bit)
Microsoft Windows 10 Professional 64‐Bit

Processor

2 GHz >= 3,5 GHz

Memory

4 GB >= 16 GB

Storage

2 GB
+ Storage for prototype files
(project-dependent, usually max. 5 GB)
SSD hard disk with >= 500 GB

Graphics

no special requirements Consider system requirements of the
tools used – especially of the CAD software

.NET Framework

.NET Framework 4.6.2 .NET Framework 4.7.2
Browser Google Chrome
Opera
Mozilla Firefox
Microsoft Edge
Microsoft Internetexplorer
Google Chrome
Opera
Mozilla Firefox
Microsoft Edge
Internet information service IIS 6.0 or higher
Additional requirements Microsoft Visual C++ 12
Microsoft Visual C++ 13
Additional software depending on project Autodesk AutoCAD
Autodesk Inventor
Autodesk Revit
Microsoft Excel
Microsoft Word

Requirements - server

customX works with small amounts of data and uses other programs to create documents. The system requirements for the server on which customX is installed are therefore very low and shown in the table below. When setting up your server, however, please consider that the tools that customX uses must also be installed there and often have additional requirements.

BrowserGoogle Chrome
Opera
Mozilla Firefox
Microsoft Edge
Microsoft InternetexplorerGoogle Chrome
Opera
Mozilla Firefox
Microsoft Edge

Minimum requirements Recommendation
Operating system Microsoft Windows 10 (32‐/64‐Bit)
Microsoft Windows 8.1 with update KB2919355 (32‐/64‐Bit)
Microsoft Windows 7 (32‐/64‐Bit)Server operating systems
Windows-Server 2012 R2
Windows-Server 2016
Microsoft Windows 10 Professional 64‐Bit

Server operating systems
Windows-Server 2012 R2

Processor

2 GHz >= 3,5 GHz

Memory

4 GB >= 16 GB

Storage

2 GB
+ Storage for prototype files
(project-dependent, usually max. 5 GB)
SSD hard disk with >= 500 GB

Graphics

no special requirements Consider system requirements of the
tools used – especially of the CAD software

.NET Framework

.NET Framework 4.6.2 .NET Framework 4.7.2
Internet information service IIS 6.0 or higher
Additional requirements Microsoft Visual C++ 12
Microsoft Visual C++ 13
Internet connection with static IP address
Additional software depending on project Autodesk AutoCAD
Autodesk Inventor
Autodesk Revit
Microsoft Excel
Microsoft Word

System requirements of other software developers

You can find the software requirements of some used tools on the websites oft he developers, e.g.

Autodesk Products: https://www.autodesk.com/products

Microsoft Office: https://products.office.com/products

Licensing of Windows Server

Please consider the licensing of Windows servers - visit Microsoft for further information.

Autodesk installations

Please note that Autodesk licenses are for local operating systems only. Installations on virtual machines or Windows servers are not allowed. Please visit Autodesk for further information.

You have questions on our system requirements?
Then contact us!

You may also be interested in

Heat exchanger WätaS

Efficient individual production in ultra-modern production plant

WätaS design heat exchangers with customX, whereby most variants are produced individually. In addition to the enormous time saving, the practicability of maintaining the system themselves is particularly important to them.

Read article
transport boxes

Configure transport boxes

Transporting goods safely often requires customised boxes. cargopack configures these with customX and thus reduces the time required for the construction of the boxes by up to 80 %.

Read article
Configure power distributors

Variant construction of power distributors

Bals configures mechanical and electrical components of its power distributors together in one system, linking sales, project planning, work preparation and production and also benefits from automatic data exchange with SAP.

Read article