BeyondInsight Software and Hardware Requirements

The table below indicates the minimum software and hardware requirements for BeyondInsight.

Operating System

Windows Server 2012, 2012 R2, 2016 (64-bit), and 2019 (64-bit)

Integration with Windows Server Update Services on Windows Server 2016+ is not supported.


Microsoft SQL Server 2012-2017

Microsoft SQL Standard or Enterprise Editions

Microsoft SQL Server Reporting Services

Microsoft SQL Server Analysis Services

Microsoft SQL Server Integration Services

SQL Server collation must be set to SQL_Latin1_General_CP1_CI_AS.


Intel Dual Core 2.0GHz (or compatible)

Assign two processors when installing BeyondTrust Discovery Scanner and the management console on a single virtual machine. This greatly improves performance.

Memory 16GB (requires x64 OS)
Hard Drive

500MB (software install)

40GB (database minimum)

Network Network Interface Card (NIC) with TCP/IP enabled
Server Requirements

Microsoft .NET Framework version 4.7.2 with Application Server Role, Windows Process Activation Service Support, HTTP Activation

The BeyondInsight installation includes .NET Framework 4.7.2; .NET does not need to be preinstalled.

Microsoft Internet Information Server (IIS) 7.0 or later with ASP.NET support and Web Server (IIS) Role

Installation on domain controllers or small business servers is not supported.

Client Requirements

BeyondInsight and Analytics & Reporting use a browser-based interface, making the client a web browser. Therefore, the requirements apply to any machine, including the machine where BeyondInsight is installed, that uses a browser to access BeyondInsight or Analytics & Reporting consoles.