This section outlines the software and hardware that you need when you install the Server Option.


To install the Server Option, you will need:

  • Microsoft .NET Framework 3.5, which is automatically installed during Setup if it is not already installed.


Installing the Server Option on encrypted drives is not supported. You may run into issues if Microsoft Dynamics NAV Server runs as a user that does not have access rights to the encrypted files.

Software Requirements

The Microsoft Dynamics NAV Server Option must be installed on one of the following operating systems. Microsoft Dynamics NAV runs in 32-bit and 64-bit operating system editions. On 64-bit (x64) editions, Microsoft Dynamics NAV runs in WOW64 emulation mode.

  • Windows 7 Professional or Ultimate

  • Microsoft Small Business Server 2008

  • Windows Essential Business Server 2008 Standard or Premium

  • Windows Server 2008

  • Windows Vista Business, Enterprise, or Ultimate with SP1 or SP2

  • Microsoft Small Business Server 2003 R2 with SP2

  • Windows Server 2003 SP2

  • Windows XP Professional with SP3

Hardware Recommendations

This section outlines the minimum hardware that you need to run the Server Option.

Hard Disk Space

  • Minimum 500 MB


  • Minimum 2 GB

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