A CD drive or access to the Internet is required for product installation. The minimum system configuration for installation is:
|Supported Operating Systems||
Note: You must have the following Microsoft updates installed on your machine:Bentley does not support its software running on Microsoft operating systems versions that Microsoft has "retired". For more information on Microsoft's application retirement policy, click here. For similar information on Bentley products, refer to the Bentley Product Support article.
|Internet||Internet connectivity is required to install the product. Installer will attempt to automatically detect your computer's proxy settings from the Internet Explorer. If required, the installer will show a dialog for entering user name and password. In the absence of internet connection, you can create a Deployment Image of the product and install it.|
|Virtualized Environments||Citrix XenApp 7.15 64-bit on Windows Server 2012 R2|
The Prerequisites for Bentley Desktop Applications are automatically downloaded and installed to your workstation while you install OpenBuildings Designer. The contents of the Prerequisites for Bentley Desktop Applications include:
Copyrights in all components are owned by Microsoft Corporation or one of its affiliates, subsidiaries, or licensors.
|Supported Databases||The database versions supported by OpenBuildings Designer are subject to updating after the product release. You can refer to the MicroStation CONNECT Supported Databases article in Bentley Communities for the latest information.|
|MicroSoft Office||OpenBuildings Designer CONNECT Edition is compatible with Microsoft Office 2013, Microsoft Office 2016, Office 365 Business and Office 365 Business Premium. Microsoft Office is required to support certain export and reporting capabilities. It is NOT part of the Prerequisites for Bentley Desktop Applications.|