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

Software Requirements

Classic Database Server 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


Hotcopy is a C/SIDE Database utility that can backup (file copy) Classic database .fdb files while these files are in use. Hotcopy can generate a notification e-mail message when the process has completed. This functionality requires Microsoft Office Outlook. Outlook Express is not supported.

Hardware Recommendations

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

Hard Disk Space

  • Minimum 500 MB

  • Sufficient storage space for a database

  • Temporary space that is equivalent to the size of the largest primary index


  • Minimum 1 GB

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