EA Client Software Requirements

The table below lists the software requirements for EA Client installations.

Type Requirement
Operating System

Microsoft Windows Server 2012, 32-bit and 64-bit

Microsoft Windows Server 2016, 64-bit

Microsoft Windows Server 2019, 64-bit

Microsoft Windows 7, 32-bit and 64-bit

Microsoft Windows 8, 32-bit and 64-bit

Microsoft Windows 10, 32-bit and 64-bit

Database Client
For Oracle or DB2, one configured ODBC data source name (DSN) per database instance. The database client must be .NET-enabled. Oracle database client requirements are as follows:
  • For Windows 7, Oracle 11g
Pre-Requisite Software
Note: The pre-requisite software is automatically installed by the installer.
  • Windows Installer 4.5
  • Sentinel RMS License Manager
  • .NET Framework 4.0
  • .NET Framework 4.6.1
  • Visual C++ 2012 Redistributable 11.0.61030
  • Visual C++ 2017 Redistributable 14.11.25325.0
  • SQL Server 2014 Express (optional install)
Web browser Required to view HTML report outputs or to access the Web client.
  • Internet Explorer 6.0 or higher (optional)
  • Mozilla Firefox 3.6 or higher
  • Chrome 6 or higher
Microsoft Office (optional) Required by EA tools with reporting capabilities to save to Microsoft Office file formats. Excel is required for standard deviation charts in the Executive Report.
Microsoft Visio (optional) Required to generate output as Microsoft Visio files.
Note: When the Visio version is 2013 or higher, the .VSDX format is used instead of .VSD.
OpenJDK JRE 8.0 or higher (optional) Required for Java parsing.