Requirements

Hardware and Software Requirements

It is strongly recommended that NET SatisFAXtion be installed on a dedicated machine. Faxing is a time-sensitive operation and faxes can fail if NET SatisFAXtion has to contend with other applications for system resources.

Small Business Edition

NET SatisFAXtion Fax Server Requirements

CPU: 2.0 GHz or faster Intel or AMD processor.
CPU Cores: 1
RAM: 2 GB RAM or greater.
Available Disk: 500 GB minimum space for software and data files.
Compatible with VMWare ESX and ESXi, and Microsoft Hyper-V.

Operating System: 32-bit or 64-bit Microsoft Windows operating system.
  • Windows Server 2016 (all editions, releases and service packs)
  • Windows Server 2012 R2 (all editions, releases and service packs)
  • Windows Server 2008 and 2008 R2 (all editions, releases and service packs)
  • Citrix and Terminal Server: Do not attempt to install NET SatisFAXtion on a Citrix Server or Terminal Server.
Prerequisite Software: The following are installed automatically by the NET SatisFAXtion installer if it is missing:

  • Microsoft .NET Framework 4.5 (all editions, releases and service packs)
  • Microsoft .NET Framework 4.0 Service Pack 1
  • Microsoft .NET Framework 3.5 Service Pack 1
  • Microsoft .NET Framework 3.0 Service Pack 2¹
  • Microsoft .NET Framework 2.0 Service Pack 2¹


Fax Devices: Any supported fax device including internal fax modems, VoIP media gateway or VoIP SIP service. Please see compatibility lists.

Client Requirements




Enterprise Edition

NET SatisFAXtion Fax Server Requirements

CPU: 2.0 GHz or faster Intel or AMD processor.
CPU Cores: 2
RAM: 4 GB RAM or greater.
Available Disk: 500 GB minimum space for software and data files.
Compatible with VMWare ESX and ESXi, Xen and Microsoft Hyper-V.

Operating System: 32-bit or 64-bit Microsoft Windows operating system:
  • Windows Server 2016 (all editions, releases and service packs)
  • Windows Server 2012 R2 (all editions, releases and service packs)
  • Windows Server 2008 R2 (all editions, releases and service packs)
  • Citrix and Terminal Server: Do not attempt to install NET SatisFAXtion on a Citrix Server or Terminal Server.

Prerequisite Software: The following are installed automatically by the NET SatisFAXtion installer if they are missing:
  • Microsoft .NET Framework 4.5 (all editions, releases and service packs)
  • Microsoft .NET Framework 4.0 Service Pack 1
  • Microsoft .NET Framework 3.5 Service Pack 1
  • Microsoft .NET Framework 3.0 Service Pack 2¹
  • Microsoft .NET Framework 2.0 Service Pack 2¹


Fax Devices: Any supported fax device including internal fax modems, VoIP media gateway or VoIP SIP service. Please see compatibility lists.

Client Requirements




Carrier Edition

Client Hosting Role

NET SatisFAXtion Carrier Edition provides fax-to-email and email-to-fax service and Microsoft Fax client support. Each server can support up to 120 ports. Scaling beyond one server requires one or more Port Servers.
Requirements:
  • Operating System: 32-bit or 64-bit Windows Server 2008/2008 R2, 2012, 2012 R2, 2016
  • Minimum Hardware Requirements: 2 cores 3 GHz CPU, 4 GB RAM, 500 GB HDD.
  • Microsoft .NET Framework: Version 4.5 is required.
  • Servers performing document conversion, it is recommended to use 10k or 15k RPM drives.
  • For email functionality, a mail server (smart host) is required, such as Microsoft Exchange, Postfix, Exim or Sendmail.
  • Compatible with VMWare ESX and ESXi, Xen and Microsoft Hyper-V.

HTTPS Port Server

Carriers offering HTTPS fax service can provide secure, reliable fax connections to customer NET SatisFAXtion servers. Port Server and NET SatisFAXtion are installed on different servers, so carriers offering both require two or more servers. Each Port Server instance can support up to 672 ports. Additional Port Servers can be used in High Availability deployments. System requirements for HA will vary. For more details on multi-server and HA implementations, contact your FaxBack sales representative.
Requirements:
  • Operating System: 32-bit or 64-bit Windows Server 2008/2008 R2, 2012, 2016
  • Minimum Hardware Requirements: 2 core 2 GHz CPU, 2 GB RAM, 250 GB
  • Microsoft .NET Framework: Version 4.5 is required.
  • Database: Microsoft SQL Server, My SQL*, Azure SQL
  • Microsoft IIS with valid HTTPS Certificate
  • Compatible with VMWare ESX and ESXi, and Microsoft Hyper-V.

Telephony: Compatible with most T.38 capable media gateways, SIP trunks and ITSPs.



Fax ATA Connector (stand-alone) - up to 3000 Connected Fax ATAs

CPU: 2.0 GHz or faster Intel or AMD processor.
CPU Cores: 2
RAM: 4 GB RAM or greater.
Available Disk: 500 GB minimum space for software and data files.
Compatible with VMWare ESX and ESXi, Xen and Microsoft Hyper-V.

Operating System: 32-bit or 64-bit Microsoft Windows operating system.
  • Windows Server 2016 (all editions, releases and service packs)
  • Windows Server 2012 R2 (all editions, releases and service packs)
  • Windows Server 2008 R2 (all editions, releases and service packs)
  • Windows 7 (Trialware)
  • Windows 8 (Trialware)

Prerequisite Software: .NET and SQL Comact are installed by the Fax Connector installer, if not present.
  • Microsoft SQL Server 2005 - 2016 Express or full Edition (recommended for installations with over 600 concurrent Fax ATA's)
  • Microsoft .NET Framework 4.5 (all editions, releases and service packs)
  • Microsoft .NET Framework 4.0 Service Pack 1
  • Microsoft .NET Framework 3.5 Service Pack 1
  • Microsoft .NET Framework 3.0 Service Pack 2¹
  • Microsoft .NET Framework 2.0 Service Pack 2¹