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System Requirements for Windows SharePoint Services

Component Requirement
Server hardware
  • Intel Pentium III-compatible processor
  • 512 megabytes (MB) of RAM
  • 550 MB of available hard disk drive space
Server software One of the following operating systems:
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003 RC2 or later, Standard Edition
  • Windows Server 2003 RC2 or later, Enterprise Edition
  • Windows Server 2003 RC2 or later, Datacenter Edition
  • Windows Server 2003 RC2 or later, Web Edition
A Web application server with the following components:
  • Microsoft ASP.NET
  • Internet Information Services (IIS) 6.0 with the following components:
    • Common files
    • Simple Mail Transfer Protocol (SMTP) service
    • World Wide Web service
Server databases One of the following versions of Microsoft SQL™ Server:
  • SQL Server 2000, with the latest service pack
  • SQL Server 2000 Enterprise Edition, with the latest service pack
  • SQL Server 2000 Desktop Engine (MSDE 2000)
Network Multiple server configurations must be members of a Microsoft Windows NT® 4.0, Windows 2000, or Windows Server 2003 domain.
Browser Client One of the following browsers:
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer 5.01 with Service Pack 2
  • Internet Explorer 5.5 with Service Pack 2
  • Internet Explorer 6
  • Netscape Navigator 6.2 or later