To purchase an Adobe® Connect™ solution, you can choose either the hosted server version or license your own enterprise server version. An enterprise version is deployed behind your firewall or by a managed services provider in a FISMA-compliant environment. If you're interested in the licensed version, see the following Adobe Connect Server system requirements information.

Adobe Connect software includes support for the following languages: Brazilian Portuguese, Chinese Simplified, Dutch, English, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Russian, Spanish, and Turkish.

Adobe Connect version 8.0

Adobe Connect 8 system requirements

Adobe Connect 7.5

Adobe Connect requirements by service type:

Adobe Connect requirements by user:

 Adobe Connect 7.5 Service Pack 1

Adobe Connect Roles Supported operating system, browser, and additional requirements

Participants, meeting attendees, and end users of Adobe Connect applications

Adobe Presenter audience members

Microsoft® Windows® 7 Home Premium, Professional, or Ultimate (32-bit edition, or 64-bit edition with 32-bit browser)

  • Microsoft Internet Explorer 8 or later
  • Mozilla Firefox 3.x
  • Adobe Flash Player 8 or later

Microsoft Windows Vista® Home Basic, Home Premium, Ultimate, Business, or Enterprise (32-bit edition, or 64-bit edition with 32-bit browser)

  • Microsoft Internet Explorer 7 or later
  • Mozilla Firefox 2.x, 3.x
  • Adobe Flash Player 8 or later

Microsoft Windows XP Professional or Home Edition with Service Pack 2

  • Microsoft Internet Explorer 6 or later
  • Mozilla Firefox 2.x, 3.x
  • Adobe Flash Player 8 or later

 Windows hardware requirements

  • Windows XP:  450-MHz Intel® Pentium® II   or faster processor or equivalent (128 MB of RAM, 512 MB recommended)
  • Windows Vista: 1-GHz Intel Pentium II  or faster processor or equivalent (1 GB of RAM)

Mac OS X v10.4, 10.5, 10.6 (Intel)

  • Mozilla Firefox 2.x, 3.x
  • Safari 2.x, 3.x and 4.x
  • Adobe Flash Player 8 or later

Mac OS X v10.4 (PowerPC®)

  • Safari 2.x
  • Mozilla Firefox 2.x, 3.x
  • Adobe Flash Player 8 or later

Mac OS hardware requirements

  • 500-MHz PowerPC G3  or faster or 1.83-GHz Intel Core™ Duo  or faster processor
  • 128 MB of RAM (512 MB recommended)

Linux®:

Red Hat® Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 4.x, 5.x; Novell SUSE® 9.x or 10.x

  • Mozilla Firefox 2.x, 3.x
  • Adobe Flash Player 9 (Adobe Flash Player 10 available for Red Hat 5)

Solaris™

  • Mozilla Firefox 2.x, 3.x
  • Adobe Flash Player 9 or later

Additional requirements

  •  Bandwidth: 56 Kbps

Adobe Connect presenters, administrators, trainers, and event and meeting hosts

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium, Professional, or Ultimate (32-bit edition, or 64-bit edition with 32-bit browser)

  • Microsoft Internet Explorer 8 or later
  • Mozilla Firefox 3.x
  • Adobe Flash Player 9 or later

Microsoft Windows Vista Home Basic, Home Premium, Ultimate, Business, or Enterprise (32-bit edition, or 64-bit edition with 32-bit browser)

  • Microsoft Internet Explorer 7 or later
  • Mozilla Firefox 2.x, 3.x
  • Adobe Flash Player 9 or later

Microsoft Windows XP Professional or Home Edition with Service Pack 2

  • Microsoft Internet Explorer 6 or later
  • Mozilla Firefox 2.x, 3.x
  • Adobe Flash Player 9 or later

 Windows hardware requirements

  • Windows XP: 450-MHz Intel® Pentium® II or faster processor or equivalent (512 MB of RAM, 1 GB recommended)
  • Windows Vista: 1-GHz Intel Pentium II or faster processor or equivalent (1 GB of RAM, 2 GB recommended)

Mac OS X v10.4, 10.5, 10.6 (Intel)

  • Mozilla Firefox 2.x, 3.x
  • Safari 2.x, 3.x, and 4.x
  • Adobe Flash Player 9 or later 

Mac OS X v10.4 (PowerPC)

  • Safari 2.x 
  • Mozilla Firefox 2.x, 3.x 
  • Adobe Flash Player 9 or later

Mac OS hardware requirements

  • 500-MHz PowerPC G3  or faster or 1.83-GHz Intel Core Duo or faster processor
  • 128 MB of RAM (512 MB recommended) 

Additional requirements

  • Bandwidth: DSL/cable (wired connection recommended)

Adobe Connect Server 7.5 Service Pack 1

Category

Requirements

Supported operating system

Microsoft Windows Server® 2008R2 and 2003 with Service Pack 2 (32 bit or 64 bit:

Brazilian Portuguese, Chinese Simplified, Dutch, English, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Spanish, and Russian) 

Hardware requirements

2-GHz Intel Pentium 4  processor (3-GHz dual-core Intel Xeon®  or faster recommended)

  • 4 GB of RAM 
  • CD-ROM drive 
  • 2 GB of available hard-disk space for Connect Enterprise installation 
  • 150 GB of available hard-disk space for content storage; disk space requirements increase as more content is stored 
  • NTFS file system (FAT32 file systems not supported) 

Adobe Connect Server deployment with SSL enabled

  • SSL Hardware Accelerator or built-in Connect Enterprise software SSL 

Adobe Connect Server deployment on virtualized systems

  • VMware ESX 4.0 

Your needs can vary depending on deployment size and usage.

For specific configuration requirements, contact sales representative.

Database requirements

Microsoft SQL Server 2008 Update 1 and 2005 Express Edition with Service Pack 3 (Microsoft SQL Server 2005 Standard Edition with Service Pack 3 recommended)

Shared storage requirements

For deploying Adobe Connect Server with network attached storage or storage area networks, the following specifications are recommended:

  • Disk specs: 10,000–15,000 RPM — Fibre Channel preferred
  • Network link: TCP/IP — 1 GB I/O throughput or better
  • Controller: Dual controllers with Active/Active multipatch capability
  • Protocol: CIFS or equivalent

Your needs can vary depending on deployment size and usage.

Network requirements

100 Mbps Ethernet (1 Gbps recommended)

Port requirements

1935 (RTMP), 80 or other HTTP port, 443 if SSL is enabled, 25 for SMTP (optional), 1433 for external database (optional)

LDAP directory servers

For deploying Adobe Connect Server with directory services integration, any LDAP-compliant directories. The following LDAP directory servers have been tested with Adobe Connect:

  • Active Directory Application Mode (ADAM) with Service Pack 1 for Windows Server 2003 
  • Active Directory (Windows Server 2003) Windows Server 2003 and later
  • Active Directory (Windows 2000 Server) 
  • IBM Tivoli Directory Server 6.1 
  • Novell eDirectory 8.8 
  • OpenLDAP 2.3.35 
  • Sun™ Java™ System Directory Server 5.2 

Note: Real-time virus checking directly on the server is not recommended.

Adobe Connect Edge Server 7.5

Review this table to determine the system configuration necessary to accommodate Adobe Connect Edge Server.

Component

Requirements

Supported operating system

Microsoft Windows Server 2003 with Service Pack 1 (all 32-bit editions)

Hardware requirements

  • 3.2-GHz Intel Pentium 4 processor (dual-core Intel Xeon or faster recommended)
  • 2 GB of RAM (4 GB recommended)
  • 100 Mbps Ethernet (1 Gbps recommended)

 Universal Voice using Flash Media Gateway

To use Universal Voice, install and configure Flash Media Gateway. Configure Flash Media Gateway to call through a SIP-compliant end point that allows calls to be routed to your preferred audio conferencing service.

While Flash Media Gateway can be installed on the same system as the application server, it is recommended that it be installed on a separate system.

Component

Requirements

Supported operating system

Microsoft Windows Server 2003 32-bit edition with Service Pack 2

Hardware requirements

2-GHz Quad-Core Intel Xeon processor (3-GHz 2x Quad-Core Intel Xeon processor or faster recommended)   

  • 4 GB of RAM 
  • CD-ROM drive 
  • 2 GB of available hard-disk space for installation 
  • 10 GB of available hard-disk space for operation 
  • NTFS file system (FAT32 file systems not supported) 

Network requirements

Network link:

  • TCP/IP — 100Mbps (1Gbps recommended)
  • Port 5060 TCP
  • An additional two ports are required for each concurrent meeting that uses Universal Voice. These ports are configured as a range (example: 5,000–6,000 would support 500 meetings using Universal Voice).

Adobe Connect Add-in for Microsoft Outlook

To schedule Adobe Connect Meetings within Outlook, install the Adobe Connect Add-in for Microsoft Outlook on each system that has Outlook installed. The following hardware and software are required.

Component

Requirements

Adobe Connect

Active Adobe Connect Meeting account on Adobe Connect version 6 with Service Pack 2 or later

Software

Microsoft Outlook 2003 or 2007

Operating system

Microsoft Windows XP or Windows Vista Home Basic, Home Premium, Ultimate, Business, or Enterprise, and Windows 7

Server and processor

200-MHz Intel Pentium or faster processor 

Memory

32 MB of RAM

Hard drive

5 MB of available hard-disk space

Adobe Connect Add-in for IBM Lotus Notes 

If you want to schedule Adobe Connect meetings within IBM Lotus Notes, install the Adobe Connect Add-in for IBM Lotus Notes on each system that has Lotus Notes installed. The following hardware and software are required.

Component

Requirements

Adobe Connect

Active Adobe Connect Meeting account on Adobe Connect version 7.0 or later

Software

For the standalone Java plug-in:

  • Lotus Domino 8.x (Windows only) 
  • Lotus Notes 8.5 or later (Windows and Mac OS) 

For the modified mail template:

  • Lotus Domino 7.0.x (Windows only)
  • Lotus Notes 7.0.x, Lotus Notes 7.0.3  recommended (Windows only)

Operating system

Microsoft Windows XP or Windows Vista Home Basic, Home Premium, Ultimate, Business, or Enterprise

Server and processor

200-MHz Pentium or faster processor

Memory

32 MB of RAM

Hard drive

5 MB of available hard-disk space

Adobe Connect Collaboration Builder SDK

To develop applications for use with Adobe Connect, install the Collaboration Builder MXP plug-in for Adobe Flash CS4 Professional software. The Collaboration Builder software development kit (SDK) system requirements are the same as for Flash CS4 Professional. Compile Collaboration Builder applications for Flash Player 7 and ActionScript® 2.0.

If you are using Collaboration Builder applications in Adobe Connect, adhere to the standard Adobe Connect participant requirements.

Note: Adobe hasn't tested versions of the operating system, Microsoft SQL Server, or other components not included in this listing. Using them can produce unexpected results. Adobe cannot provide support or be held responsible for server products installed under such circumstances. If you have questions about which products or platforms are supported for this release, contact your company's Adobe product representative before attempting installation.

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