Supported Software Versions

MS Windows Server

  • Windows Server 2016 (in Platform version 8.1.0 and later)
  • Windows Server 2012 R2
  • Windows Server 2012
  • Windows Server 2008 R2

MS SQL Server

The Platform requires one of the following versions of Microsoft SQL Server.

SQL Server Version Supported SQL Syntax Supported SQL Features Platform Version
2012 SP3 2012 2012 6.5.0 and later
2014 SP2* 2012 2012 8.0.0 and later
2016 2012 2012 and 2016 AAG** 8.0.0 and later

*SQL Server 2014 SP2 with Cumulative Update Package 6 (or later) installed (available at Its recommended to use SQL Server 2014 with 2012 compatibility mode.

**If you plan to use Always On Availability Groups on your Platform, you must use SQL Server 2016 Enterprise edition.


  • Oracle 11g (in Platform versions before 8.1.0)
  • Oracle 12c (version For production environments that include Oracle 12c, an Oracle MT (PDB) license may be required due to the Platform’s PDB functionality. 

IMPORTANT NOTE: Oracle did not correctly version bug fix versions of Release 4 and the publicly available Oracle client/driver installer will install an incorrect version of the driver. If the wrong driver is installed, it will cause Platform-wide problems. Contact you support representative about installing the correct version of the driver or if you think the wrong driver has been installed.

MS Internet Information Services

  • IIS 7 and higher

MS .NET Framework

See more about the .NET Framework

  • 4.5
  • 4.6.0
  • 4.6.1
  • 4.7 (In Platform version 8.1.0 and later)

MS Active Directory Federation Services (AD FS)

Note: As of Platform version 8.2.0, AD FS is no longer supported for new installations of the Platform. If you require Identity Federation on your Platform, use the new Federation model introduced in 8.2.0. AD FS will not be supported on Platform versions after 8.2.0.


Due to the nature of Linux, any number of Linux flavors may be compatible with the Platform.  The following, however, are officially supported:

  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 and 7
  • CentOS 6 and 7

Note: If you plan to use CentOS/RHEL 7 with systemd, it is recommended to use systemd version 218 or later.


The Platform ships with support for the following Java runtimes and hosting containers. Platform Operators can configure support for additional runtimes and hosting containers in the Java Hosting section of the SOC. It is recommended that you test all runtimes and containers that do not ship with the Platform on a dev/test installation of the Platform before moving to production.


  • JRE 1.6 (1.6.0_45)
  • JRE 1.7 (1.7.0_80)
  • JRE 1.8 (1.8.0_102) (default)

Hosting Containers

  • Platform versions before 8.1.0, ship with Tomcat 6.0.37 (default) and Tomcat 7.0.47
  • Platform version 8.1.0 and after, ship with Tomcat 6.0.53 (default) and Tomcat 7.0.47

Configure support for JBoss after installation in the Java Hosting section of the SOC.

Supported Browsers

Apprenda supports the following browser versions for the Developer Portal and System Operations Center. The minimum recommended resolution for viewing the Development Portal, Account Portal, or System Operations Center is 1280x1024 for all browsers.

  • The latest version of Chrome and Firefox and Internet Explorer 11

Note: In some pages will automatically set IE compatibility mode to “edge”