Application and Data Server (ADS ) - Metasys - LIT-1201525 - MS-ADS05U - MS-ADX10SQL - MS-ADX10U - MS-ADX25SQL - MS-ADX50SQL2 - MS-ADX50U - MS-ADXS25U - Server - ADS Server - ADX Server - 12.0.50

Application and Data Server (ADS) and Extended Application and Data Server (ADX) Product Bulletin

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ADS Server
ADX Server
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Product Bulletin
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The ADS platform provides basic historical data management, including an ODBC-compliant database package for storage of trend data, event messages, operator transactions, and system configuration data. The ADS supports up to five concurrent users connected to the Site Management Portal UI or to the Metasys UI and provides manual archiving of historical data and standard reporting capabilities. Multiple ADSs can be deployed for long-term, historical data storage.
Note: SMP for an ADS requires a license at a Release 12.0 and later. The license is available to existing customers only.

The ADS supports the following Microsoft operating systems for installations:

  • Windows® 10 Pro and Windows 10 Enterprise Editions versions 21H2, 22H2 (64-bit). For all future Windows 10 updates after version 22H2, Johnson Controls will evaluate and certify that Metasys software can support the updates before we provide guidance on support.
  • Windows® 10 Enterprise LTSC (1809, 21H2) (64-bit)

It supports the following SQL Server software:

  • SQL Server® 2019 Express with CU19 (64-bit)
  • SQL Server® 2017 Express with CU31 (64-bit)
  • SQL Server® 2016 Express with SP3 GDR (64-bit)

It supports virtual environments, including VMware® and Microsoft Hyper-V™. For more information, refer to the Network and IT Guidance Technical Bulletin (LIT-12011279) .