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To support the installation process, please use the Installation Workbook for planning to ensure that you have accounted for all the Site Collections that RecordPoint would manage and all the User and Services account information required to complete installation.

It is recommended that a backup of your farm should be completed before you perform any installations or upgrade.

Software Requirements (minimum)

The following is a list of the minimum software requirements:

  • Microsoft Server Operating System as specified in the SharePoint 2016 Installation Guide
  • Microsoft SQL Server as specified in the SharePoint 2016 Installation Guide
  • Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2016 Standard or Enterprise
  • .Net Framework 4.6

As part of the 3.9 Release, the .Net Framework 4.6 is required. Please refer to the Microsoft .Net Framework download page for further details on downloads and installation.

Hardware Requirements (minimum)

The following is a list of the minimum hardware requirements:

Installation Scenario

Deployment type and scale

RAM

Processor

Hard disk space

Single server with a built-in database or single server that uses SQL Server

Development or evaluation installation of RecordPoint and SharePoint Server running all available services.

32 GB

64-bit, 4 cores

80 GB for system drive

Web server or application server in a three-tier farm

Pilot, user acceptance test, or production deployment of RecordPoint and SharePoint Server.

24 GB

64-bit, 4 cores

80 GB for system drive

Service Requirements

The following services must be pre-installed prior to installation:

  • Managed Metadata Service
  • Search Service Application

User Account Requirements

The following user accounts are required for a full installation of the RecordPoint application. We recommend that you keep these for reference during the installation process. (This list is also included in the Installation Workbook for reference).

AccountDescription
Setup user administratorThe Setup user administrator account is used to set up SharePoint Configuration Wizard, the initial Farm Creation Wizard, and Windows PowerShell. This account will also be used for the RecordPoint Deployment and Configuration.
SharePoint farm serviceThe SharePoint farm service account is used for the application pool identity for Central Administration. This account is also used for the SharePoint Foundation 2016 Timer service.
RecordPoint site collection administratorThe RecordPoint site collection administrator account is used as the primary site collection administrator for the RecordPoint site.
Active Site collection administratorThe Active Site collection administrator account is used as the primary site collection administrator for the Active Site.
The RecordPoint application poolThe RecordPoint application pool account is used for application pool identity for RecordPoint.
The Active Site application poolThe Active Site application pool account is used for application pool identity for the Active Site.