The following are the minimum and recommended hardware and software requirements to install/update/upgrade and run Automate.


Hardware component

Minimum requirements

Recommended requirements


2 GHz 64-bit processor

3 GHz, multi-core 64-bit processor (or higher)



6 GB RAM (or higher)

Hard Drive

5 GB available hard disk space

5 GB available hard disk space (or higher)


1280x1024 resolution, 32 MB video RAM

1280x1024 resolution, 32 MB video RAM (or higher)

Operating systems

  • Microsoft Windows 11
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2022
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2019
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2016
  • Microsoft Windows 10
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2012 R2
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2012
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1

Additional requirements

  • Internet connection for required updates.
  • .NET Framework 4.8 (included). For a list of Windows versions that are compatible with .NET Framework 4.8, see .NET Framework System Requirements.
  • Microsoft Visual C++ Redistributable for Visual Studio 2015, 2017 and 2019.
  • Windows Installer 4.5 (included).
  • Database Datastore (Oracle 10g or higher, MySQL 5.0 or higher, SQL Server 2005 or higher) (SQL Server 2014 Express R3 included). 
  • Third-party applications to integrate with Automate (for example, Microsoft Excel).


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