In this article I am trying to make clear of machine configuration for installing Visual SourceSafe.

Server Machine Requirements

The following lists specifications for the Visual SourceSafe server.

Operating System

Windows XP, Windows 2000, Windows NT 4.0 with SP6 or later, Windows Server 2003.

File System Configuration

NTFS

Communication Protocol

TCP/IP, server authentication certificate; necessary for use of Secure Sockets Layer (SSL)

File Server

Any Windows-compatible file server, for example, Windows NT, Novell, Banyan

Maximum Database Size

4-6 GB

Maximum File Size

2 GB

Available Disk Space

141 MB or higher for server

59–72 MB for client (optional)

57–59 MB for MSDN

Additional 43–59 MB for Internet Explorer

Processor

233 MHz or faster processor; 300 MHz Pentium or faster processor recommended

Memory

96 MB for Windows NT 4.0 (128 MB recommended)

128 MB for Windows 2000 and Windows XP

128 MB minimum (256 MB recommended) for Windows Server 2003

Drive

CD-ROM or DVD-ROM

Display

VGA or higher resolution (Super VGA recommended)

Software

Visual SourceSafe server and client software (Visual SourceSafe Administrator required)

Internet Information Services (IIS) 5.0 or later

MSDN Library (optional for development environment)

Internet Explorer 4.01 SP1 or later

Windows Access Permissions

Administrator

Visual SourceSafe Access Permissions

Administrator

Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) Requirements

Windows Server 2003, Windows 2000 Server

Internet Explorer 4.01 SP1 or later

MS Certificate Services to allow creation of server certificates (optional)

Client Machine Requirements

The following lists specifications for the Visual SourceSafe client.

Operating System

Windows XP, Windows Server 2003, Windows 2000

File System Configuration

NTFS

Communication Protocol

TCP/IP; necessary for use of Secure Sockets Layer (SSL)

Available Disk Space

141 MB or higher for server

59–72 MB for client (optional)

57–59 MB for MSDN

Additional 43–59 MB for Internet Explorer

Processor

486DX/66 MHz or faster processor; 300 MHz Pentium or faster processor recommended

Memory

128 MB minimum

Drive

CD-ROM or DVD-ROM

Display

VGA or higher resolution (Super VGA recommended)

Software

Visual SourceSafe client software

Visual Studio 6.0 and later (required only running Visual SourceSafe plug-ins); no express versions of Visual Studio are compatible

MSDN Library (optional for development environment)

Windows Access Permissions

Administrator

Visual SourceSafe Access Permissions

User or administrator


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