System Requirements

End-users

The WorkflowGen Administration Module and User Portal are fully web-based applications.

Operating systems

  • Windows 8 / 8.1

  • Windows 10

  • macOS

Web browsers

  • Internet Explorer 11 or higher

  • Edge

  • Firefox

  • Safari

  • Chrome

Display

  • 1280 × 800 or higher resolution

  • For form designers, the suggested minimum resolution is 1366 × 768

Web server

The system requirements for the web server hosting WorkflowGen are as follows:

Operating systems

  • Windows Server 2012 or later (all releases)

  • Windows 8 / 8.1 / 10 (recommended for development environments only)

Web server

  • Microsoft IIS 8 or higher

  • .NET Framework 4.8

  • IIS URL Rewrite (requires IIS)

Server options to enable

These options are located in the Server Manager console in Windows Server, and in Windows Features in Windows 8, 8.1, and 10.

Server role

  • Web server (IIS)

Features

  • .NET Framework 4.8 features:

    • .NET Framework 4.8

    • ASP.NET 4.8

Web Server role (IIS) / Role services

  • Security:

    • Basic Authentication

    • Windows Authentication (optional)

  • Application development:

    • ASP.NET 4.8

    • .NET Extensibility 4.8

    • ISAPI extensions

    • ISAPI filters

Minimum hardware configuration for test systems

  • Dual-core processor

  • 4 GB RAM

  • SATA hard disk with 40 GB free

See the WorkflowGen Features and Technical Requirements guide for up-to-date server specifications based on your planned usage of the system.

Node.js-based web applications

To use the optional GraphQL, incoming webhooks, OpenID Connect Auth, and SCIM APIs, you must first install the following requirements:

Database server

The system requirements for the database server hosting the WorkflowGen database are as follows:

Hardware specifications

  • Dual-core processor

  • 4 GB RAM

  • SATA hard disk with 40 GB free

Database servers supported

  • Microsoft SQL Server 2012, R2 and Express Edition

  • Microsoft SQL Server 2014 and Express Edition

  • Microsoft SQL Server 2016 and Express Edition

  • Microsoft SQL Server 2017 and Express Edition

  • Microsoft SQL Server 2019 and Express Edition

  • Microsoft Azure SQL Database

  • The WorkflowGen database only supports SQL_Latin1_General_CP1_CI_AS collation. Make sure your database is configured to use this specific collation before creating it.

  • Oracle database is no longer supported as of WorkflowGen 7.16.0.

  • SQL Server 2008 is no longer supported as of WorkflowGen 7.10.0.

  • SQL Server 2005 is no longer supported as of WorkflowGen 6.2.0.

See the WorkflowGen Features and Technical Requirements guide for up-to-date server specifications based on your planned usage of the system.

Authentication methods and directory synchronization

Authentication methods

  • Integrated Windows or IIS Basic (Active Directory)

  • Applicative (WorkflowGen)

  • Forms

  • Custom (SSO: single sign-on)

  • OpenID Connect

Directory synchronization

  • Active Directory (supports all releases of Windows Server 2012 and later)

  • LDAP-compatible directory

  • Text files

  • SCIM

Notifications and XML syndication

Email notifications

  • Email notifications are sent via SMTP protocols (Exchange and Lotus Notes are compatible).

  • Any email client can receive WorkflowGen notifications.

  • Email layout and content can be customized in HTML or plain text.

For best performance, the IIS SMTP gateway should be used (see Using IIS SMTP gateway).

XML syndication

WorkflowGen provides an XML RSS feed (called the "Portlet") to embed existing Web Portal with WorkflowGen data.