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Prerequisites and supported platforms

This topic lists the environment/software prerequisites for installing and using the Sync Service.

You need one of each of the following components:

Platform requirements

The Sync Service is platform-independent, and can be run on both Linux and Windows Server.

The following operating systems have been extensively tested:

  • Window Server 2012 R2 x64
  • Linux operating system (tested with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.3 x64)

The following are not fully tested:

  • Windows Server 2016
  • CentOS 7 x64
  • Ubuntu 16.04 LTS x64

Java requirements

  • OpenJDK 11 (64-bit) (also supported, Oracle Java 8 onwards)

General requirements

  • Apache ActiveMQ 5.15.6 or later
  • Make sure that search indexing is enabled.

Database requirements

You need one of the following databases:
  • PostgreSQL 9.4.4 or PostgreSQL 10.1
  • MySQL 5.7.17
  • Oracle 12c
  • AWS Aurora MySQL

Alfresco requirements

  • Alfresco Content Services 6.0 (optionally with Governance Services 3.0)
  • Desktop Sync clients:
    • Desktop Sync for Windows 1.1 or later
    • Desktop Sync for Mac 1.1 or later

See Alfresco Supported Platforms for the current support status in previous Alfresco versions.

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