LCS85 technical specifications - Metasys - LIT-1900605 - Supervisory Device - LCS85 Controller - 13.0

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Note: Hardware specifications are currently under review by the Engineering and Product Management Teams and this content may be subject to change.
Table 1. LCS85 software system recommendations for installation and upgrade

Recommended Computer Platform

Intel® Xeon® Gold 5222 3.8G, 4C/8T, 10.4GT/s, 16.5M Cache, Turbo, HT (105W) DDR4-2933


Intel® Xeon® Gold 6244 3.6G, 8C/16T, 10.4GT/s, 24.75M Cache, Turbo, HT (150W) DDR4-2933

Recommended Memory

16 GB to 32 GB RDIMM, 2933MT/s, Dual Rank

Hard Disk

160 GB minimum

Supported Operating Systems and Software

  • Windows® 11 Pro and Windows® 11 Enterprise versions 22H2, 21H2 (64-bit)
  • Windows® 10 Pro and Windows 10 Enterprise Editions versions 21H2, 22H2 (64-bit).
  • Windows® Server® 2022 (64-bit)
  • Windows® Server® 2019 (version 1809 or later) (64-bit)
Note: Microsoft .NET Framework 3.5 Service Pack (SP) 1 and Microsoft .NET Framework 4.6.1 are required for any of the operating systems.

Operating Systems and Microsoft SQL

Windows Server 2022 and 2019:

  • SQL Server® 2022 (64-bit)
  • SQL Server® 2019 with CU18 (64-bit)
  • SQL Server® 2017 with CU31 (64-bit)

For child device LCS85s only:

Windows 10 and 11:

  • SQL Server® 2022 Express (64-bit)
  • SQL Server® 2019 Express with CU18 (64-bit)
  • SQL Server® 2017 Express with CU31 (64-bit)
Note: The LCS85 installation program includes SQL Server® 2017 Express with CU31 (64-bit). If no SQL Server instance is present on the host computer, the LCS85 installation program installs and configures SQL Server® 2017 Express with CU31 (64-bit).

Supported operating systems for Metasys client computers

  • Windows® 11 Pro and Windows® 11 Enterprise versions 22H2, 21H2 (64-bit)
  • Windows® 10 Pro and Windows 10 Enterprise Editions versions 21H2, 22H2 (64-bit).
  • Apple® macOS® 11 Big Sur
  • Apple® macOS® 12 Monterey
  • Apple® macOS® Ventura 13.2
Note: Apple operating systems are supported for Metasys client computers only. Also, in Apple OS X, you cannot view Graphics+ graphics in the Site Management Portal UI.

Supported Web Browser Software for Client Computers

Google® Chrome™ version 101 or later

Apple® Safari® 15.0 or later

Microsoft® Edge® version 101 or later

Supported Virtual Environments

Microsoft Hyper-V™, VMWare®

Network Communication

Selectable Network Interface. If your computer has multiple network cards, during LCS85 installation, select the network card that was configured for Metasys system use before installation

Ethernet network interface card 10/100/1000 Mbps, 100 Mbps or better

Recommended Data Protection

Uninterruptible power supply (UPS)

Smart-UPS SC 450VA, 280 W, 120 VAC input/output, NEMA 5-15R output connections, OEM Part No. SC450RM1U