Supported Operating systems and Hardware requirements

The system requirements differ depending on the type of the WinCC installation and the used operating system

WinCC Runtime Professional (TIA-Portal) V15

Operating systems

Recommended Hardware for Single User Systems / Clients

Recommended Hardware for Multi User Systems Server/Webserver **

Recommended Hardware for Web Clients

* In combination with options, more powerful systems may be required

**  When using a Workstation operating system a maximum of 3 clients can connect to the server

Compatibility Tool

The Compatibility Tool is a function provided by the Industry Online Support with which you can select compatible software products or check the compatibility of existing configurations.

Central Archive Server based on SIMATIC Process Historian

Operating system:

  • Windows Server 2012 R2 (64-bit)

  • Windows Server 2016 (64-bit)

Depending on the requirements concerning quantity frameworks the recommended hardware configuration for a central archive soliution based on SIMATIC Information Server differs.
For more information see the system manual for the administration of SIMATIC Process Historian.


The following virtualization systems have been tested

  • VMware vSphere Hypervisor (ESXi) 6.5

  • Microsoft HyperV Server 2016