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Applies to:

Winshuttle Central 10.x hardware, software, and account requirements

Server Software

Operating System

  • Windows Server 2003 R2 (32-bit/64-bit)
  • Windows Server 2008 R2 (32-bit/64-bit)
  • Windows Server 2012 / 2012 R2

Microsoft SharePoint

  • SharePoint 2007 (all editions, including WSS)
  • SharePoint 2010, SP1 (all editions, including Foundation)
  • SharePoint 2013* (all editions, including Foundation)

* Works only with the Microsoft SQL Server 2008 R2 Service Pack 1 (64bit) or SQL Server 2012 (64 bit)


  • Database MS SQL Server 2005 (all editions, including Express)
  • MS SQL Server 2008 (all editions, including Express)
  • MS SQL Server 2012 (all editions, including Express)

Other Software

  • .NET Framework 3.5 SP1 or higher
  • IIS 7.5 for Server 2008 (full IIS features)
  • Web Service Extensions must have ASP.NET v2.0.50727 allowed

Server Hardware


Quad Core Processor


8 GB

Hard disk space

3GB of free disk space


  • SSL
  • TLS 1.0

Desktop Software

Internet Explorer

8.0 - 10.0

Note: Internet Explorer 11 (and later) is not fully supported at this time.

Network IPv4, IPv6

Winshuttle Central installation account requirements

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To deploy Winshuttle Central on a SharePoint site, you must provide credentials for multiple accounts and one email address. See the following table for more information.




Setup user account

Used to run the Central installer and deploy the Winshuttle Central .WSP.

  • Local administrator on each server on which Central will be installed
  • SharePoint Farm Administrator
  • Farm Account
  • Database permissions if Windows Authentication was used for the Central database installation.

SQL Server service account

Used to install the Central database

The following server roles are required in order to install or upgrade the database:

  • DBcreator fixed server role on SQL server instancesecurityadmin
  • db_owner database role membership .
  • The application pool identity should be a member of the Owner role on the Central database.

Email address

Used as the "From" address for task notifications for Winshuttle Transaction or Winshuttle Query script approvals.

  • An outbound SMTP server