Web Portal Requirements



IMQS Web (version 8) is a web application hosted on a central server and accessed by any device that has a compatible browser. To host this setup the below IT requirements need to be met.

WEB APPLICATION SEVER REQUIREMENTS



PROCESSOR

Xeon Processor of 2 GHz or better.
If running on virtual server then minimum 2 cores are required
Recommended: Xeon Quad core processors or better.

OPERATING SYSTEM

Recommended: Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2 or later.

HARD DISK

500 GB Solid State Disk (SSD) for OS, DBMS, Database and Applications (can be on a SAN)
Recommended: 1 TB SSD (or 2 x 500GB SSD) if more space is needed for installation of application, maps, photos, documents and data.

SYSTEM RAM REQUIREMENT

Minimum 16 GB, expandable to more

PERIPHERAL COMPONENTS

Minimum 1 Gbit Network Interface Card

SOFTWARE

Note: The below third-party software applications are installed by IMQS and should not be pre-installed by client's IT department:

PostreSQL
Java
Git
Ruby
MongoDB
Yellowfin
RabbitMQ

NETWORK PORT REQUIREMENT

Incoming TCP port 80 or 443 (for accessing IMQS application in a web browser)
Outgoing TCP port 25 (to send out Yellowfin license renewal reminders)
Below URL's need to be accessible from the server

https://imqs-mailer.appspot.com
http://api.geonames.org
http://nominatim.openstreetmap.org
http://open.mapquestapi.com
https://logs-01.loggly.com
https://deploy.imqs.co.za
agent1.monitoringnet.com
https://maps.googleapis.com


NETWORK REQUIREMENTS


Users will connect via a web browser (port 80 or 443) to IMQS web portal hosted server. (Intranet and/or Internet)
HTTP(S) port access number can be changed\configured on request
Recommended: Users will connect via a secured web browser connection (HTTPS, port 443) to IMQS web portal hosted server. (Intranet and/or Internet). SSL Security certificate should be provided by the client.


NETWORK BANDWIDTH & SPEED REQUIREMENTS


Minimum 4Mb/s (500KB/s) for a maximum amount of 15 users
Additional 4Mb/s for every 10-15 users thereafter.


REMOTE ACCESS REQUIREMENTS


IMQS automatically updates via the Internet (continuous deployment)
IMQS developers require remote desktop access with administration rights to the IMQS web portal hosted server for software setup and maintenance


WEB USER DESKTOP / LAPTOP / TABLET REQUIREMENTS


PROCESSOR

No minimum specification.

OPERATING SYSTEM

No minimum specification.

SYSTEM RAM REQUIREMENT

No minimum specification.

SOFTWARE

  • Adobe Acrobat or similar PDF viewer
  • One of the following internet browsers
    • Google Chrome
    • Internet Explorer 11 or later
    • Mozilla Firefox
    • Safari
    • Opera

Browsers are required to:

  • Have automatic updates enabled
  • have JavaScript enabled
  • Mozilla Firefox
  • Allow local storage and cookies to be set

NETWORK

  • Access to IMQS portal server on port 80 or 443


WEB HOSTING OPTIONS DIAGRAM: ON-PREMISE OR OFF - PREMISE