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Kentico CMS System Requirements

The following configurations are supported by Kentico CMS. Other configurations may work too, but the system was not tested on them.

Server-side Requirements

  • Windows XP, 2003, 2008, 2008 R2, Windows Vista Home Premium/Business/Enterprise/Ultimate or Windows 7 (both 32bit and 64bit)

  • Microsoft .NET Framework 3.5 SP1 or higher

  • Microsoft Internet Information Services (IIS) or Visual Studio/Visual Web Developer 2005/2008/2010 built-in web server

  • Microsoft SQL Server 2005, 2008 (including free SQL Server Express Edition)

Hosting Requirements

  • ASP.NET 3.5 SP1 (or higher) and Microsoft SQL Server 2005/2008 support

  • Medium-trust or full-trust permissions for the ASP.NET application

  • If the server uses medium trust, ASP.NET AJAX 1.0 must be installed on the server.

  • It's recommended that your hosting plan comes with 125 MB or more memory and 100+ MB database.

Development Tools

If you want to create custom web parts or integrate custom code, you need Visual Studio 2005/2008/2010 or Visual Web Developer 2005/2008/2010 Express Edition.

Supported Client Browsers for Content Editors

  • IE 7.0+

  • Firefox 3.5+

  • Safari 4.0 or Firefox 3.5 on Mac OS

Supported Client Browsers for Site Visitors

  • IE 6.0+

  • Firefox 1.0.5+

  • Mozilla 1.7.1+

  • Netscape 7.1+

  • Opera 7.52+

  • Safari or Firefox on Mac OS