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ADS/ADX Commissioning Guide

Brand
Metasys
Product name
ADS Server
ADX Server
Document type
Commissioning Guide
Document number
LIT-1201645
Version
12.0
Revision date
2022-09-22
Product status
Active
Language
English

Use the following recommendations for medium to large sites.

Table 1. Extended Application and Data Server system requirements (Split ADX Systems, 10 or 25 Users)

Recommended Server Platform 1

Web/Application Server

Intel® Xeon® Gold 5222 3.8GHz, 4 cores/8 threads, 10.4GT/s, 16.5M Cache, Turbo, HT (105W) DDR4-2933 and the recommended second processor type is Intel® Xeon® Gold 5222 3.8GHz, 4 cores/8 threads, 10.4GT/s, 16.5M Cache, Turbo, HT (105W) DDR4-2933

2 x 960GB SSD SATA Mix Use 6Gbps 512 2.5in Hot-plug Drive (RAID 1) 2 with 50 GB free space after installation of all prerequisite software 3 and before installation of ADS software. Configure RAID 1 (mirroring) with disk write-caching turned on

Notes:
  • Metasys Advanced Reporting System must reside on the ADX web/application server.

  • Metasys UI must reside on the ADX web/application server.

Database Server

Intel® Xeon® Gold 5222 3.8GHz, 4 cores/8 threads, 10.4GT/s, 16.5M Cache, Turbo, HT (105W) DDR4-2933 and the recommended second processor type is Intel® Xeon® Gold 5222 3.8GHz, 4 cores/8 threads, 10.4GT/s, 16.5M Cache, Turbo, HT (105W) DDR4-2933

2 x 960GB SSD SATA Mix Use 6Gbps 512 2.5in Hot-plug Drive (RAID 1) 2 with 50 GB free space after installation of all prerequisite software3 and before installation of ADS software. Configure RAID 1 (mirroring) with disk write-caching turned on

SCT Computer

In a split configuration, you cannot install SCT on either the ADX web/application server computer or the ADX database server computer. Refer to the System Configuration Tool Catalog Page (LIT-1900198) for current SCT computer requirements.

Required Minimum Memory 4

64 GB RDIMM, 2933MT/s, Dual Rank (web/application server and database server for 10 or 25 user ADX)

The VM host must have at least 8 GB of allocated RAM at all times. When you configure the VM, do not select the enable dynamic memory option.

Number of engines supported

For information about the number of engines supported, refer to the table labeled Maximum number of network engines supported based on Metasys Server type and Server size in the Metasys System Configuration Guide (LIT-12011832).

Number of Site Management Portal users supported

Up to 25

Number of Metasys UI users supported

Up to 25

Supported Operating Systems 5 , 6 with Supported Database Software

Windows® Server® 2019 (version 1809 or later) (64-bit)

Note: Metasys Advanced Reporting System does not support SQL Server 2019.
Supports:
  • SQL Server® 2019 with CU14 (64-bit)
    Note: SQL Server 2019 may cause the configuration service cache that builds stored procedures to time out. This causes the user's login to Metasys UI to fail. To resolve this issue, set SQL Server 2019 databases to run in 2017 compatibility mode. For more information, refer to docs.microsoft.com
  • SQL Server® 2017 with CU27 (64-bit)
  • SQL Server® 2016 with SP2 CU17 (64-bit)

Windows® Server® 2016 (version 1607 or later) (64-bit)

Supports:
  • SQL Server® 2019 with CU14 (64-bit)
    Note: SQL Server 2019 may cause the configuration service cache that builds stored procedures to time out. This causes the user's login to Metasys UI to fail. To resolve this issue, set SQL Server 2019 databases to run in 2017 compatibility mode. For more information, refer to docs.microsoft.com
  • SQL Server® 2017 with CU27 (64-bit)
  • SQL Server® 2016 with SP2 CU17 (64-bit)

Supported Virtual Environments

Microsoft Hyper-V™

VMware®

Supported User Interfaces

Site Management Portal (SMP)

Metasys UI

Additional Software Included with the ADX Software Download

Microsoft .NET Framework 4.7.2

Microsoft .NET Core 3.1.17

Launcher Software

Metasys Database Manager software

Metasys Advanced Reporting System software

RabbitMQ Server 3.8.16

Erlang OTP 23.2 (11.1.4)

Note: The Metasys Advanced Reporting System requires an ADX. The SCT computer must be online and accessible to the ADX at all times.

Optional Hardware

Any network or local printer supported by the qualified Windows operating system

Optional Software

Graphic Generation Tool

CCT Software

SCT Software

Metasys Export Utility

For SQL Server software, you must purchase SQL Server software licenses per the guidelines listed here: SQL Server 2019, SQL Server 2017, and SQL Server 2016.

1 Our computer platform and memory recommendations are not meant to imply that older or slower machines are not usable. Refer to the Network and IT Guidance Technical Bulletin (LIT-12011279) for more information regarding computer/server recommendations.
2 For best performance, use SSD (preferred) or SAS hard drives (not SATA hard drives) that use RAID controllers with write-caching enabled.
3 ADX prerequisite software includes the Windows operating system and SQL Server software, Windows .NET Framework, and any other software or service packs required for your ADX configuration.
4 For best performance, use the maximum amount of memory.
5 The web/application and database servers must have the same operating system installed.
6 Refer to the Network and IT Guidance Technical Bulletin (LIT-12011279) for specific Microsoft Windows operating system settings that may be required for your Metasys system configuration.