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This chapter describes the hardware and software requirements for installing the end-user
desktop client software.
Review the following hardware and software requirements before proceeding to the next
The installation procedures are covered in Chapter 18, starting on page 231.
The following recommendations will assist you in planning and installing your desktop
computers for the ShoreWare Call Manager applications.
•Verify that each computer meets the minimum hardware and software
•Install the Client for the Microsoft Networking component.
•Close all applications before installing software.
•Users running Windows XP Professional or Microsoft Windows Vista must have
local administrative privileges to install the software.
•Microsoft Outlook must be configured in Corporate or Workgroup mode for
Outlook Integration to function properly. Internet Only mode is not supported.
•Users should be informed of which Call Manager application they will be using.
12.3 Hardware Requirements
Computer Hardware requirements for running Call Manager depend on the Call Manager
version and the video call resolution. Table 12-2 displays the recommended configuration
for computers running ShoreWare Call Manager.
❑Recommendations page 167
❑Hardware Requirements page 167
❑Software Requirements page 168
❑Network Requirements page 169
Table 12-1 Desktop Requirements Checklist