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vCAC 5.1 Installation Prerequisites

Before You Begin your installation of vCAC 5.1, you should make sure to:

• Read the vCAC 5.1 Support Matrix PDF
• Start with a clean Windows Server 2008 R2 VM
     • 2 vCPU or higher
     • 4GB vRAM or higher
     • 30GB Disk or higher
•  Use a service account with local admin privileges during setup and install
•  Run Windows Update and ensure the host VM is up to date
•  Disable Windows Firewall on all vCAC VMs
•  Install .NET Framework 4.0 or higher (current version is 4.5)
     • http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=30653
•  Ensure all prerequisites have been implemented
•  Have the vCAC 5.1 Installation and Operations guides available for reference

Installation Prerequisites

Internet Information Services (IIS) modules

• Windows Authentication
• Static Content
• Default Document
• ASPNET
• ISAPI Extensions
• ISAPI Filter

 vCAC Services Requirements

• Microsoft Distributed Transaction Coordinator Service (MS DTC) enabled
• Ensure there are no firewalls between vCAC Server and Database Server or web server 

IIS Authentication

• Windows Authentication enabled
• Anonymous Authentication disabled
• Negotiate Provider enabled
• NTLM Provider enabled
• Windows Authentication Kernel Mode enabled
• Windows Authentication Extended Protection disabled

DEM Requirements

• .NET Framework 4.0 (or higher)
• Secondary Log On Service enabled (set to manual or automatic start)
• Ensure there are no firewalls between vCAC Server and Database Server or web server

IIS Windows Process Activation Service roles  

• Configuration API
• Net Environment
• Process Model
• WCF Activation
• HTTP Activation
• Non-HTTP Activation