Know about the various supported configurations of Adobe Connect, AEM, databases, Adobe Media Gateway, and LDAP directory servers.
Adobe Connect uses Adobe Experience Manager to create and manage event and email templates, and event catalog. AEM Author and AEM Publish servers support authoring and publishing, respectively. AEM Author and AEM Publish servers can be installed with Adobe Connect either on a single machine or on separate machines. Also, a cluster of AEM Author server, AEM Publish server, or both, can exist with a server or a cluster of Adobe Connect.
Adobe Connect uses Microsoft SQL database to store information about users and content. The Adobe Connect installer includes an Express Edition and also supports an Enterprise Edition.
The following are the supported Adobe Connect and database configurations:
Single server with embedded database engine
Install Adobe Connect on a single computer and install the embedded database engine (included in the Adobe Connect installer) on the same computer. Adobe recommends using this configuration in a test evironment and not on a production environment.
Single server with SQL Server
Install Adobe Connect on a single computer and install MicrosoftSQL Server on the same computer.
Single server with an external SQL Server database
Install Adobe Connect on a single computer and install SQL Server on another computer.
Single server with multiple external SQL Server databases
Install Adobe Connect on a single computer and install SQL Server on multiple computers (also called a cluster) external to Adobe Connect. Adobe Connect supports mirroring and clustering of the SQL Server databases.
Multiple servers with an external SQL Server database
Install Adobe Connect on multiple servers (also called a cluster) and install SQL Server on another computer.
Multiple servers with multiple external SQL Server databases
Install Adobe Connect on multiple servers (also called a cluster) and install SQL Server in a separate cluster. Adobe Connect supports mirroring and clustering of the SQL Server databases.
Deploy Adobe Media Gateway to enable Universal Voice. The following are supported deployments:
Install Adobe Connect, Adobe Media Gateway, and SQL Server on the same computer.
Install Adobe Connect and Adobe Media Gateway on the same computer and SQL Server on a separate computer.
A cluster of computers
Install each Adobe Connect server and each Adobe Media Gateway on its own computer. If you are installing Adobe Connect and AMG on separate machines, install Adobe Connect before installing AMG.
You can configure user authentication against your organization's LDAP directory server and import directory information into Adobe Connect from your organization’s LDAP directory server. For a list of the supported LDAP directory servers, see www.adobe.com/go/learn_cnn_sysreqs_en.
Any LDAP v.3 directory server may integrate with Adobe Connect. However, only the Adobe-tested directory servers are supported.
You can configure your Adobe Connect system to store content on Network Attached Storage (NAS) and Storage Area Network (SAN) devices. For a list of supported NAS and SAN devices, see www.adobe.com/go/learn_cnn_sysreqs_en.