Technical requirements

Minimum system requirements (v5.8)

Required Java Environment

  • A Java Server Runtime (JRE) or SDK version 1.7 or 1.8.
  • The Oracle JVM and the OpenJDK JVM are supported.

Supported Application Servers

  • Tomcat 7.0 or higher, recommended 7.0.82, 8.5.23 or higher

Supported production databases

  • MySQL
  • Oracle Database
  • Microsoft SQL Server
  • IBM DB2 for Linux, Unix and Windows

Supported Operating Systems

  • Windows 7/2008 R2 Server
  • Windows 8/2012 R2 Server
  • Windows10/2016 Server
  • Linux: tested on Redhat Fedora, CentOS, Suse Linux Enterprise, OpenSUSE, Debian, Ubuntu, Mandriva, zLinux. Other recent Linux distributions should also work.
  • Unix flavors: HP Unix, Solaris, IBM AIX etc.

Client Web Browser (Java Script must be enabled)

  • Internet Explorer 10.x, 11.x, Microsoft Edge
  • Mozilla FireFox
  • Google Chrome

Supported Version Control Systems

  • Subversion 1.4.x, recommended 1.6 and higher
  • Git 1.8 and higher
  • Microsoft Team Foundation Version Control (TFVC) 2013
  • CVS 1.x, recommended 1.12 and higher
  • CVSNT 2.x, recommended 2.5.x and higher
  • IBM Rational ClearCase (Base and UCM) 7.1 and higher
  • Microsoft VisualSource Safe 6.x, 2005
  • Serena PVCS Version Manager

Supported build tool integrations

  • Ant 1.4.x, recommended 1.9.2 and higher
  • Gradle 2.2 and higher
  • NAnt 0.85, recommended 0.90 and higher
  • Maven 2.0.x, 2.1.x

Supported deploy tool integrations

  • Ant 1.4.x, recommended 1.9.2 and higher
  • Gradle 2.2 and higher
  • NAnt 0.85, recommended 0.90 and higher
  • Maven 2.0.x, 2.1.x

Supported mail integrations

  • SMTP

Minimum hardware requirements

IKAN ALM Server

  • RAM: minimum 512 MB (megabytes), recommended 2 GB (gigabytes) or more
  • Disk Storage Space: minimum 10 GB (gigabytes), recommended 40 GB (gigabytes) or more
  • There is no hard and fast rule for disk storage space. The actual amount you will require depends on the number and size of projects managed with IKAN ALM, and the size of the build results stored in the build archive. The more projects and build results, and the larger they are, the more disk storage you will require.

IKAN ALM Agent

Technical features

To discover what you can do with IKAN ALM read the technical features.