ASPIRE v5 System Requirements

ASPIRE v5 System Requirements

ASPIRE v5 System Requirements

For hardware capacity planning, LTi uses an historical model of database backup size to plan for future growth. This projection is usually configured for 1-, 2-, and 3-year growth, but can be configured depending on individual business requirements.

An initial capacity plan is determined in collaboration with LTi’s Client Services team by the number of accounts (customers, vendors, guarantors, etc.), number of contracts, and number of assets in the system. Capacity planning will also take into consideration the use of the document repository, where documents are stored on the file system of the web service server instead of in the database.

Building upon the minimum limitations below, each client's recommended server setup will be determined during ASPIRE's project implementation.

ASPIRE Server Web Server
 Minimum Requirements
ProcessorXeon Processor(s) at 2.0 GHz
Memory8 GB of RAM
StorageInitial installation requires 2 GB of free disk space
Network10/100 Network Card

TCP/IP Protocol (static IP Address)

I/O 443 Secure Socket Layer (SSL Certificate for internet access)

I/O 80 HTTP (configurable for Web access)

I/O 25 SMTP (outgoing mail only for ASPIRE Documents)

I/O 1433 (configurable for communication with SQL Server)

Microsoft .NET FrameworkASPIRE 5.19 Version = 4.6.2; ASPIRE 5.20 = Version 4.8


ASPIRE Database Server
 Minimum Requirements
ProcessorXeon Processor(s) at 2.0 GHz
Memory16 GB of RAM
Storage20 GB of free disk space in a RAID 10 or RAID 5 configuration
Network10/100/1000 Network Card


ASPIRE Windows Client
 Minimum Requirements
ProcessorX86 or X64 Processor at 2.0 GHz
Memory8 GB of RAM
Storage1 GB of free disk space
Microsoft .NET FrameworkASPIRE 5.19 Version = 4.6.2; ASPIRE 5.20 = Version 4.8
Monitor1024 x 768 screen resolution. Users will have the best viewing experience on monitors 17" and up and with screen ratios of 4:3 or 16:9. ASPIRE Desktop Client will not render correctly on 4K monitors or Microsoft Surface devices.

ASPIRE Software Compatibility Matrix

OSASPIRE ServerASPIRE Web AccessASPIRE Windows Client
Server 19BN/AN/A
Server 2016AN/AN/A
Server 2012 R2AN/AN/A
Windows 10XBB
Windows 8 and 8.1^XBB
A - Compatible for all versionsB - Supported through v5.20X - Not compatibleN/A - Not applicable


SQL ServerASPIRE ServerASPIRE Web AccessASPIRE Windows Client
SQL 2019*BN/AN/A
SQL 2017*AN/AN/A
SQL 2016*+AN/AN/A
SQL 2014*CN/AN/A
SQL 2012 R2CN/AN/A
A - Compatible for all versionsB - Supported through v5.20C - Supported through v5.19N/A - Not applicable

It is recommended by Microsoft that Application and Database servers be on the same OS version. Example: Server 2019 and SQL 2019.

Compatibility is not dependent on service pack levels unless specified above. If specified, the service pack indicated is the lowest acceptable level.

ASPIRE Windows Client - LTi does not test with or support “Home” or “Starter” editions of any of the client operating systems.

Supported - Indicates software has not been officially qualified, but can be configured to operate normally.

^Windows 8 & 8.1 - support ends 1/10/2023 in line with Microsoft’s lifecycle policy.

*SQL Server should be set to Compatibility Level = 2012

+ASPIRE 5.20 requires SQL Server 2016 SP 2

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