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System requirements

For a trouble-free installation of the current version BlueSpice 3, we recommend the following system requirements. The application BlueSpice is tested by Hallo Welt! for Windows and Linux. If you are using a different operating system, please contact us.


  • Version 1.31.x (LTS -Long Term Support)


  • Internet Explorer 11 or higher (without compatibility view)
  • Microsoft Edge
  • Google Chrome
  • Firefox 38+

Server environment

  • Operating System: Linux (established distributions) (recommended) or Microsoft Windows Server 2012+
  • Webserver: Apache 2+, IIS 8+
  • PHP 7.0+
  • MySQL 5.6+ or MariaDB 10+
  • Main Memory: > 8 GB (depends on the usage)
    • Recommended: 16 GB
  • Hard Drive: > 20 GB (depends on the planned storage of data)
  • CPU: 4 cores
    • Recommended: 8 cores
  • Apache Tomcat 8 (for PDF export, version comparison and LaTexRenderer)
  • ElasticSearch 6+
  • Java 8+
  • NodeJS 6+

Database access

  • Host/IP adress and port
  • User name and password for root user (Create/Drop statements) and wiki user (has possibly been created during the MediaWiki installation)
  • Name of the database
  • The table prefix of the database