System requirements

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The following configurations are supported by Kentico CMS. Other configurations may work too, but the system was not tested on them.


Server-side Requirements


Windows XP, 2003, 2008, 2008 R2, Windows Vista Home Premium/Business/Enterprise/Ultimate or Windows 7 (both 32bit and 64bit)
Microsoft .NET Framework 2.0 or higher
Microsoft Internet Information Services (IIS) or Visual Studio/Visual Web Developer 2005/2008/2010 built-in web server
Microsoft SQL Server 2005, 2008 (including free SQL Server Express Edition)


Hosting Requirements


ASP.NET 2.0 (or higher) and Microsoft SQL Server 2005/2008 support
Medium-trust or full-trust permissions for the ASP.NET application
If the server uses medium trust, ASP.NET AJAX 1.0 must be installed on the server.
It's recommended that your hosting plan comes with 125 MB or more memory and 100+ MB database.


You can use your favorite hosting provider or choose from our hosting partners.


Development Tools


If you want to create custom web parts or integrate custom code, you need Visual Studio 2005/2008/2010 or Visual Web Developer 2005/2008/2010 Express Edition.


Supported Client Browsers for Content Editors


IE 7.0, IE 8.0
Firefox 3.5
Safari 4.0 or Firefox 3.5 on Mac OS


Supported Client Browsers for Site Visitors


IE 6.0, IE 7.0, IE 8.0
Firefox 1.0.5+
Mozilla 1.7.1+
Netscape 7.1+
Opera 7.52+
Safari or Firefox on Mac OS


(the visitor browser requirements depend on functionality used on the website)


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