Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2017 System Requirements – Server

The Windows Server can play a number of roles for the Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2017 environment. Depending on the Server’s role, the following requirements are needed. For additional information, please call us at Tel. (855) 227-0700.

Microsoft Dynamics NAV Server Requirements

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

Supported operating systems – Windows 10 Pro, Enterprise, or Education (64-bit edition).
– Windows 8.1 Professional or Enterprise (64-bit edition).
– Windows Server 2012 R2 Standard or Essentials (64-bit edition).
– Windows Server 2012 Standard or Essentials (64-bit edition).
Hardware resources – Hard disk space: 500 MB.
– Memory: 2 GB.
Reports – Microsoft Report Viewer 2015 for Save as Excel, Save as PDF, and Save as Word functionality.
Microsoft Dynamics CRM integration – Windows Identity Framework.
For a list of supported Microsoft Dynamics CRM versions, see Microsoft Dynamics CRM Integration Requirements.
Additional software – Microsoft .NET Framework 4.5.2.
– Windows PowerShell 3.0.
Additional information
  • Dynamics NAV Setup installs the following software if it is not already present on the target computer:
    • Microsoft .NET Framework 4.5.2.
    • Microsoft Report Viewer 2015.
    • Windows Identity Framework.

Microsoft Dynamics NAV Web Server Components Requirements

Supported operating systems – Windows 10 Pro, Enterprise, or Education (64-bit edition).
– Windows 8.1 Professional or Enterprise (64-bit edition).
– Windows Server 2012 R2 Standard or Essentials (64-bit edition).
– Windows Server 2012 Standard or Essentials (64-bit edition).
Web server
  • Internet Information Server 10, Internet Information Server 8.5, Internet Information Server 8.0, or Internet Information Server 7.5 with the following features enabled:
    • .NET Extensibility 4.5.2.
    • ASP .NET 4.5.2.
    • ISAPI Extensions.
    • ISAPI Filters.
    • Request Filtering.
    • Windows Authentication.
    • Static Content.
    • HTTP Activation.
Reports – Microsoft Report Viewer 2015 to run reports that use RDLC report layouts.
Additional software – Microsoft .NET Framework 4.5.2.
– Windows PowerShell 3.0.
Additional information

Microsoft Dynamics NAV Database Components for SQL Server Requirements

The following table shows the minimum system requirements for Dynamics NAV database components for SQL Server.

Supported operating systems – Windows 10 Pro, Enterprise, or Education (64-bit edition).
– Windows 8.1 Professional or Enterprise (64-bit edition).
– Windows Server 2012 R2 Standard or Essentials (64-bit edition).
– Windows Server 2012 Standard or Essentials (64-bit edition).
Hardware resources For more information, see Hardware and Software Requirements for Installing SQL Server 2016. From this page, you can also access requirements for other versions of SQL Server.
SQL Server – Microsoft SQL Server 2016 Express, Standard or Enterprise.
– Microsoft SQL Server 2014 Express, Standard or Enterprise.
– Microsoft SQL Server 2012 Service Pack 2 Express, Standard, or Enterprise (64-bit editions only).
– Azure SQL Database V12 Standard and Premium service tiers.

For more information, see Installation Considerations for Microsoft SQL Server.

Additional information Dynamics NAV Setup installs the following software if it is not already present on the target computer:

  • SQL Server 2016 Express (64-bit edition).
    If the operating system on the target computer does not support SQL Server 2016 Express, Setup displays a pre-requisite warning. In this case you should exit Setup and then update the operating system on the computer to one that does support SQL Server 2016 Express. Then run Setup again.

Microsoft Dynamics NAV Help Server Requirements

The following table shows the minimum system requirements for the Dynamics NAV Help Server.

Supported operating systems – Windows 10 Pro, Enterprise, or Education (64-bit editions).
– Windows 8.1 Professional or Enterprise (64-bit edition).
– Windows Server 2012.
– Windows Server 2012 Essentials.
Hardware resource – Hard disk space: 500 MB.
– Memory: 2 GB.
Web server
  • Internet Information Server 10, Internet Information Server 8.5, Internet Information Server 8.0, or Internet Information Server 7.5. The following features must be enabled:
    • .NET Extensibility 4.5.2.
    • ASP .NET 4.5.
    • ISAPI Extensions.
    • ISAPI Filters.
    • Request Filtering.
    • Windows Authentication.
    • Static Content.
    • HTTP Activation.
Additional software – Microsoft .NET Framework 4.5.2.
Additional information
  • Dynamics NAV Setup installs the following software if it is not already present on the target computer.
    • Microsoft .NET Framework 4.5.2.
    • Internet Information Server 10, Internet Information Server 8.5, Internet Information Server 8.0, or Internet Information Server 7.5, depending on the operating system, with the required features enabled.
  • For more information about installing IIS, see How to: Install Internet Information Services for Microsoft Dynamics NAV Web Client
  • Windows Search must be enabled on the computer that you install the Dynamics NAV Help Server on. If you install on Windows Server 2012, and Windows Search is not enabled as a file service, Dynamics NAV Setup adds the service. However, the changes do not take effect until the computer has restarted.

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